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Job Title:
NURSE EDUCATOR, FT

Posted Date:
9/6/2019
Closing Date:
9/30/2019
Functional Discipline:
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

Job Description
VACANCY DETAILS

VACANCY NUMBER: 0000016947JF

JOB TITLE: NURSE EDUCATOR, FT
STATUS: FULL TIME
DEPARTMENT: EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT, URGENT CARE CENTRE, INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
LOCATION: MULTI-SITE, PRIMARILY WELLAND AND PORT COLBORNE GENERAL SITES
HOURS OF WORK: 75 HOURS PER PAY PERIOD

POSTING DATE: 6 September 2019
CLOSING DATE: 30 September 2019

UNION: ONTARIO NURSES' ASSOCIATION
WAGE RANGE: $36.260 to $50.530

POSITION OBJECTIVE:
Driven by a fundamental passion and commitment to the patient experience and enhancing professional practice through the delivery of evidence based care, the successful candidate will be responsible for the identification of learning needs, the planning, implementation, and evaluation of knowledge translation activities that support professional excellence for nursing and other clinical practice disciplines with an emphasis on emergency, urgent care, and intensive care settings at multiple sites within Niagara Health. Reporting to the Director Nursing Professional Practice &Elder Care, the Nurse Educator will work collaboratively with the Patient Care Managers, Patient Care Directors, the Professional Practice team, and other health professionals to develop and promote a best practice environment for the Emergency Program and Critical Care Program across Niagara Health.

QUALIFICATIONS:
o Current registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Nurse Extended Class, in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
o Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, (Master's Degree in Nursing, Adult Education, or related field strongly preferred)
o Minimum 3 years clinical education experience in the past 5 years and/or certification in Adult Education with proven ability to achieve education and practice outcomes through programs delivered to individuals and groups
o A minimum of 5 years RN experience caring for emergency department patients, all CTAS levels, within the last 3 years
o A minimum of 3 years RN experience caring for critical care patients, within the last 10 years
o Demonstrated proficiency in the practice of emergency and critical care nursing including but not limited to: proficiency in IV Therapy Initiation, phlebotomy, ECG recording, cardiac monitoring/interpretation, care of ventilated/BiPap patient, procedural/moderate sedation, defibrillation, pacemakers, central venous access devices, chest tubes, vasoactive agents, thrombolytic agents, and hemodynamic monitoring
o Must have current ED triage and resuscitation skills
o Current certification in BCLS and ACLS required
o ENPC or PALS and TNCC/ATLS preferred
o Demonstrated proficiency with knowledge transfer, program development and implementation, project and change management, and evaluation skills relative to clinical practice and the practice of education
o Knowledge of nursing practice standards as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario and the applicability to the practice setting
o Superior written and oral communication skills
o Committed to excellence in all elements of professional practice, including excellence in patient care processes, measuring outcomes, collaboration, and professional growth through education and research utilization
o Superior written and oral communication skills
o Experience with quality improvement strategies and methodologies
o Demonstrated ability to provide effective clinical practice leadership
o Superior conflict resolution and organizational skills
o Demonstrates ability to work independently and as a member of the Professional Practice team
o Demonstrated computer skills in all Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, Access, Power Point and Outlook and a willingness to explore other computer applications to achieve professional practice objectives
o Able to balance organizational and program goals and objectives
o Demonstrated commitment to continuing education
o Demonstrated commitment to the vision, mission and values of Niagara Health
o Consistent and regular attendance required

Recruitment Specialist: Jen Freeman; (Please apply through eRecruit; Inquiries only: jennifer.freeman@niagarahealth.on.ca)

It is Niagara Health policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.

Niagara Health 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. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Niagara Health will provide accommodations through the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.