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Perioperative Nurse Educator - Sign On Bonus (40 Hours Week, Renton)

Location: Renton, WA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 850415 Date posted: 12/16/2019

Nurse Educator supporting Perioperative Services line that includes our OR's and Procedure Centers for KPWA. Seeking an experienced OR RN with lead, charge and/or manager experience. 
Will be working with staff from our 3 Surgery Center campuses, Capitol Hill, Bellevue and Tacoma.
Growth opportunity as we continue to increase access to our members.
Your office will be in our new KP Renton headquarters.

Will be responsible for education program design, development, implementation and delivery to support knowledge and skills across the continuum of care. Develops training to support key initiatives in quality/redesign/practice improvement/internalization of services. Accountable for orientation of new hires as well as ongoing orientation and training of staff. Supports implementation of strategies to recruit and retain staff. Provides consultation and leadership to clinical teams in the orientation, training and selection of new employees. In collaboration with leadership implements strategies to achieve, monitor, and evaluate nursing care delivery programs and support delivery system workforce planning initiatives. Supports clinical operations managers and other leaders in achieving desired performance of clinical support staff. Willingness to frequently travel is a must.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develops on-site curriculum as well as other methods (e.g., virtual) and materials (e.g., checklists, audits) in support of training to assure key clinical initiatives in quality/redesign/practice improvement/internalization of services are integrated into practice. Assures orientation programs for new staff are conducted including extended orientation for clinical staff.
  • Designs educational programs for staff with specific quality improvement goals. Develops and implements education programs to support knowledge and skill development of staff. Researches and utilizes internal and external resources.
  • Regularly evaluates program effectiveness and makes revisions as necessary. Using evidenced based practices, identifies opportunities for staff development, influences and gathers buy-in, initiates updates to curriculum, and acts as change agent when introducing new concepts and practices.
  • Keeps abreast and follows standards and guidelines from accrediting and regulatory agencies. Incorporates into courses and updates care givers on new clinical guidelines. Participates in the development, review and update of policies, procedures and guidelines. Assists in development of website content for staff.
  • Develops rigorous skills and competencies monitoring and evaluation program for staff assessment. Develops tracking systems for staff certification/recertification related to specialized equipment training.
  • Provides consultation to clinical teams in the orientation, training and selection of new employees to promote recruitment and retention. Works directly with manager to assure development of strategies to integrate new staff members into the healthcare team. Supports Nurse Managers in achieving desired performance of clinical staff.
  • May provide supervision to other members of a nursing operational educational and development team; may participate in committees as appropriate.
  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum two (2) years prior clinical experience in acute and/or non-acute care environment.
  • Master's degree in nursing or health-care related field.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Current Washington state RN License by date of hire/transfer.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Clinical expertise in team and program development to include: verbal and written communication; knowledge of clinical practice in non-acute nursing; teaching; group facilitation; program evaluation; individual and group skills assessment; adult learning theory and practice; computer skills.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Three (3) years of primary/specialty ambulatory care and education experience focused on curriculum and staff development.
  • Master's degree in nursing.
  • Advanced clinical expertise in team and program development to include: verbal and written communication; clinical practice in relevant setting; teaching; group facilitation; program evaluation; project management; individual and group skills assessment; adult learning theory and practice; computer skills and familiarity with leveraging technology for enhanced adult learning; ability to lead through influence. 
  • Primary Location: Washington,Renton,Renton Administration - Glacier 1200 SW 27th St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 4:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Education / Training Department: Nursing Professional Practice & Development Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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