Nurse Educator, Women & Babies & Children’s Health

by Admin on September 16, 2015

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Longwoods Job ID: 53174
Job Views: 150
Location: St. Catharines, Ontario
Job Category: Education, Nurse
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 09-09-2015

Job Description
This full-time opportunity within the Corporate Education Department at our St. Catharines site will be of interest to a registered Nurse combining knowledge all areas of Women’s, Babies and Children’s health with clinical teaching experience.

Driven by a fundamental passion and commitment to Patient/Client Centered Care and Interprofessional Practice through the delivery of evidence-based care, your primary role as a Nurse Educator, Women & Babies & Children’s Health will bethe identification of learning needs and the planning, implementation, and evaluation of knowledge translation activities that support professional excellence for nursing and other clinical practice disciplines. Reporting to the Regional Director, Professional Practice Program, and to the Director of Women’s and Babies Program, the Nurse Educator will work collaboratively with the Regional Education Team, the Program Team and the Clinical Leadership Team to achieve NHS Professional Practice goals for staff, patients and families.

To join our leadership team as a Nurse Educator, Women & Babies & Children’s Health, you must be an experienced qualified Nurse with current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario, whose knowledge base and skill set include:

  • Baccalaureate Degree (Master’s Degree preferred).
  • Current Certification in BCLS, PALS and NRP.
  • Advanced clinical skills in all areas of Women’s, Babies and Children’s Health, including Pediatric care, Fetal Health Surveillance, C-Section roles (i.e., Scrubbing, Circulating), Post
  • Anesthetic Recovery care, Post Partum care.
  • Knowledge of nursing practice standards as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario, with related professional practice expectations (e.g., SOGC, ALARM, AWHON, CWON, and CPS).
  • Effective knowledge transfer, program planning and evaluation skills relative to clinical practice and the practice of education.
  • Experience or certification in Adult Education, with proven ability to achieve education and practice outcomes through programs delivered to individuals and groups.
  • Recent related clinical teaching experience in a similar hospital environment.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills, coaching, mentorship and leadership skills to facilitate identification and development of staff learning needs.
  • Commitment to excellence in all elements of professional practice, including excellence in patient care processes, collaboration and professional growth through education and research use.
  • Experience with quality improvement strategies and methodologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective clinical practice leadership.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in project management and an ability to work within budgetary and time constraints to bring about successful completion of education specific project goals and objectives.
  • Superior leadership, conflict resolution, and organizational skills.
  • Able to lead change and to set priorities and problem-solve.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of an interprofessional team.
  • Demonstrated computer skills in all Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook, and a willingness to explore other computer applications to achieve professional practice objectives.
  • Ability to balance organizational and program goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing education.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the vision, mission and values of the NHS.
  • Consistent and regular attendance required.

Discover an innovative team environment and great quality of life – in Niagara

Niagara Health System, the major provider of acute care in Canada’s Niagara Region, is a multi-site hospital providing a wide range of inpatient and outpatient clinics and services, including Emergency & Urgent Care, Centres of Excellence for Women and Babies and Mental Health, and regional cardiac and cancer programs. As a result, we offer a wide variety of practice settings and plenty of opportunities to carry out interesting and challenging work.

To join Niagara Health is to spend more time enjoying life than commuting. Nestled between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, and best recognized for its tourist attractions, the area also offers great geographical advantages. Our hospital sites are located in thriving communities, where affordable housing, an abundance of recreational and cultural activities, and a variety of settings make both family and single living a rewarding, enriching experience.

For more information on this or other positions, visit www.niagarahealth.on.ca. To apply, please send your resume to hrrecruit@niagarahealth.on.ca.

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The Niagara Health System is committed to Employment Equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Longwoods Job ID: 53174

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