Clinical Practice Dev Educator, RN - Women's Center - FT/Days (SC Nursery)
Company: University of Maryland Medical System
Location: Glen Burnie
Posted on: February 16, 2019
What You Will Do: University of Maryland Medical System at Baltimore Washington Medical Center is seeking an Clinical Practice Development Educator (Special Care Nursery) - Registered Nurse (RN) for the Women's Center Full Time, Days, 40hrs Charge Nurse Experience required BSN required, MSN preferred must have at least 3 years of Special Care Nursery Nursing Experience 2yrs Educator exp preferred UM BWMC is home to a 10-bed secure pediatric unit for children with illness and injuries. We offer plenty of amenities for children and their families to make them feel at home during their stay. Our Pascal Women's Center is also home to a Neonatal Special Care Unit, caring for babies as young as 32 weeks, including those with respiratory and feeding difficulties or those that require antibiotic and IV therapy. Caring for children as if they're our own, while caring for their concerned parents, too. General Summary The Clinical Practice Development Coordinator provides clinical and staff development expertise as an educator, leader, consultant, facilitator, change agent and researcher to support the organization in the provision of quality patient care by helping to ensure the clinical competence of nursing staff and foster the delivery of evidenced-based nursing practice. This occurs through the facilitation of the educational process through assessment, development, planning, implementation and evaluation of clinical competency assessment, continuing education and leadership development. Responsibilities include developing and teaching orientation, in-service education and continuing education programs. The CPD Coordinator utilizes evidence-based practices and research that focuses on the knowledge and skills required to care for patients in the assigned area, including quality improvement, safety and regulatory/accreditation requirements. The CPD Coordinator influences care outcomes by providing expert consultation and implementing improvements in health care delivery. The CPD Coordinator partners with the unit leadership team and staff regarding patient care and staff performance issues, participates in setting standards, and maintains knowledge and skills in the areas to which assigned. In addition, as a role model of professional behavior, the CPD Coordinator is instrumental in creating a professional nursing climate within the organization to meet the needs of diverse units. The CPD Coordinator collaborates with the unit leadership and management in the area of specialty to achieve departmental and organizational goals. Mission All employees are responsible for extending the mission and values of Baltimore Washington Medical Center by dedicating oneself to providing the highest quality healthcare services to the communities we serve. Reporting Relationships Reports to the Director of Clinical Education and Development. What You Need to Be Successful: Requirements: Graduation from an accredited nursing education program approved by the Board of Nursing or found by the Board to be substantially equivalent to the programs in Maryland. Bachelor of Science degree in nursing is required, MSN preferred. Current registration with Maryland State Board of Nursing 3 years clinical nursing experience plus 0-2 years of adult, demonstrated, educational teaching; and, current registration with Maryland State Board of Nursing. Certification in a nursing specialty required or obtained within 18 months of date of hire or transfer into position. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Keywords: University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore , Clinical Practice Dev Educator, RN - Women's Center - FT/Days (SC Nursery), Healthcare , Glen Burnie, Maryland
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