NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue is America’s oldest public hospital, established in 1736. Affiliated with the NYU School of Medicine, the 844-bed hospital is a major referral center for highly complex cases, with its 6,000 employees including highly skilled, interdisciplinary clinical staff. It sees more than 110,000 emergency room visits and 500,000 outpatient visits annually. Bellevue is an academic medical institution of international renown. We have served as an incubator for major innovations in public health, medical science, and medical education. Bellevue is a Level I Trauma Center delivering around-the-clock care in adult, pediatric, psychiatric and pediatric psychiatric emergencies as well as in the nationally-designated categories of cardiology, neurology, toxicology, and neonatology. In addition to providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient state-of-the-art care Bellevue is a city-wide medical specialty referral source. Bellevue’s clinical centers of excellence include: Emergency Medicine and Trauma Care; Cardiovascular Services; Designated Regional Perinatal Center and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (ICU); Comprehensive Children’s Psychiatric Emergency Program; and Cancer Services.
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
A professional nurse prepared at the Baccalaureate or higher level that collaborates with the Associate Executive Director of Nursing for Staff Development and the Director of Nursing, in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating orientation and continuing education programs, both at the unit and at the department level. She/he serves as a role model and a resource person for the nursing staff. She/he assumes 24 hours responsibility for staff development and practice in assigned areas in collaboration with unit management.
- Identifies and utilizes specific learning needs prior to designing education sessions/programs.
- Interprets staff learning needs to the line managers, engaging staff support fro needed offerings.
- Develops appropriate behavioral objectives and content outline on a timely manner.
- Utilizes current nursing/medical literature during preparation.
- Plans educational calendar according to the specific needs of the assigned areas.
- Utilizes principles of adult teaching-learning process during classroom/clinical activities.
- Demonstrates knowledge of various teaching methodologies.
- Selects and uses appropriate audiovisual aides to enhance the learning process.
- Communicates clearly, according to the level of the learner, during classroom/clinical presentation.
- Creates an environment conducive to learning.
- Evaluates effectiveness of educational programs/training sessions on a timely basis.
- Reports results of the evaluation process and makes the necessary revision to the program/offering.
- Maintains records for classes given on a timely basis and maintains an accurate and complete educational record for each nursing personnel in the assigned clinical area.
- Provides statistical reports on educational activities to the appropriate individual.
- Interprets the organizational/network goals, mission, vision and policies to the staff while providing knowledge and skills required for their successful implementation.
- Fosters a climate which promotes open communication and professional/career growth for nursing staff.
FUNCTIONAL JOB DESCRIPTION
- Clinical Educator/Instructor
- Facilitates the process for learners to assume responsibility for maintaining competency in the clinical practice.
- Facilitates the initiation and adoption of changes in nursing practice and organization.
- Assists the staff, middle management group and other disciplines for consultation on role development, development of policies and procedures, protocol and standards, job performance, and clinical, educational and leadership activities.
- Submits educational activity schedule and monthly progress report of these activities to the AED of Staff Development.
- Coordinates when necessary, in service for new equipment, products and skills for staff of assigned areas of responsibility.
Assists Directors of Nursing in maintaining current educational profiles for nursing staff.
- Plans content of educational programs and learning experience required to meet the defined objectives: e.g.
-Arrange for required audio-visual equipment/supplies
-Arrange for guest lecturers/speakers as necessary.
- Recognizes and reports safety hazards and initiates appropriate action to eliminate and prevent recurrences in the following areas:
-fall prevention -patient safety -staff safety -fire safety,
-equipment safety -environment safety.
- Participates in clinical service committees, e.g. PI committees, service interdisciplinary meetings.
- Ensures a safe and secure environment free of hazards to reduce the risk of injury to all customers (Patients, visitors, and staff).
- Effectively utilizes the electronic as well as the paper medical record.
1. Licensed and currently registered to practice as a professional nurse in New York State, plus (2) or (3), below.
2. Master’s Degree in Nursing Administration, Education, Clinical Specialty or equivalent field and five years of satisfactory nursing experience, of which three years shall have been in a supervisory or teaching capacity; or a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing and six years of satisfactory nursing experience, four years of which shall have been in a supervisory or teaching capacity.
3. A satisfactory equivalent of education and experience. However, all candidates must be licensed and currently registered to practice as a Professional Nurse in New York State.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $56,337.00 - $125,000.00 per year
- nursing: 1 year (Preferred)
- supervisory: 1 year (Preferred)
- nurse management: 1 year (Preferred)
- ICU: 2 years (Preferred)
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Retirement plan
- Paid time off