Legacy Health

Nursing Education and Practice Specialist - Education and Nursing Orientation

Job Location Emanuel Medical Ctr campus
Position Status Regular Full-Time
Requisition ID
21-16748
Work Location : City
Portland
Work Location : State/Province
OR
Department
Clinical Practice Support
Avg Hours Per Week
36
FTE
0.90
Pay Range
USD $43.99/Hr. - USD $65.55/Hr.
FLSA Status
Exempt
Union
Non-union
Work Days
Mon-Fri, no weekends
Shift
Day
Shift Length
8
Shift Start Time
08:00 AM
Shift End Time
05:00 PM

Overview

The Legacy nursing philosophy focuses on patients and their families. Our nurses embody this philosophy in everything they do, as advocates, communicators, problem-solvers and caregivers. Their expertise is sought after and respected by our health care team. In short, they are the face of wellness at Legacy. Does this sound like an environment in which you could thrive? If so, we invite you to consider this opportunity.

Responsibilities

The Nursing Education and Practice Specialist supports nursing and clinical specialty programs at a system level in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of clinical education and practice initiatives.  Specific activities will be defined by nursing leadership.  Activities include but are not limited to planning and provision of General Nursing Orientation; development, review, revision and management of patient care standards; competency assessment, education of nursing staff in all specialties and assessment of staff learning needs. 

 

  • Plans, provides and evaluates the General Nursing Orientation Program and Certified Nursing Assistant/Certified Hospital Tech orientation.
  • Provides formal and informal educational opportunities for nurses and other clinical staff.
  • Participates in initial and ongoing competency assessment of nurses
  • Clinical Administrator for Learning Management System (E+)

Qualifications

Education:

An academic degree in nursing is required (BSN or MSN/MN); master’s degree required, MSN/MN preferred.

 

Experience:

Four years relevant clinical experience at a proficient to expert level of practice required.

 

Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning principles as evidenced by the ability to facilitate learning for patients/families, nursing staff or other members of the healthcare team.

Effective teaching and communication skills.

Strong meeting facilitation and group process skills.

Ability to work effectively in teams, and independently.

Knowledge of performance excellence Lean principles; ability to apply performance excellence Lean process.

Demonstrated ability to collaborate with staff and leadership to implement change.

 

LEGACY’S VALUES IN ACTION: 

Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

Licensure

Current applicable state RN license required.

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