Providence Health & Services Nurse Educator in Seward, Alaska
Providence is calling an Nurse Educator (Nursing, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Seward Medical and Care Center in Seward, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Develop and operationalize effective methods of educating patient care staff so they possess the knowledge, skills, and attitudes requisite for safe, competent and effective patient care practice.
Coordinate competency based orientation programs for new hires/transfers, may work with Providence Alaska Learning Institute’s (PALI) to facilitate goals.
Collaborate with other key stakeholders when developing, updating, and maintaining policies and procedures basing them on most current evidence.
Educator/Facilitator: Mentor and coach peers, preceptors and staff; Serve as a preceptor; Facilitate the adult learning process and actively involves the learner in all educational offerings; Enlist bedside staff to plan, develop, and present material; Evaluates outcomes. Restructure program or educational plan as needed for future endeavors. Develop and maintain a level of competency appropriate to one’s practice environment or area of expertise.
Change Agent/Team Member: Facilitates team building
Researcher/Consultant: Participate in and incorporates research and/or evidence-based practice as an advisor, investigator, collaborator, translator, integrator, or evaluator; Serves as a resource to individuals, groups, and organizations.
Leader/Communicator: Provide supportive educational resources and opportunities; Use effective communication skills; Demonstrate leadership on a professional level, maintaining appropriate competencies and involvement in activities at community, state and national levels; Influence change processes; Integrate ethical principles in all aspects of practice.
Collaborator/Advisor/Mentor: Support lifelong learning in collaboration with academic institutions, healthcare organizations, and professional nursing organizations; Support lifelong learning by advising/mentoring nurses as they execute a professional development plan.
Participate in appropriate hospital and unit based councils.
Other duties as assigned.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduation from an accredited nursing school/program required.
3 years work experience in a clinical setting
Current Alaska RN License
BLS, ACLS, PALS, TNCC, ENPC, STABLE
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
About Mountain Haven
Providence Mountain Haven is the first Green House® home in Alaska, which is includes 4-lodges, each with 10-Elders. Teams are self-managed, have consistent staffing, and have strong patient to caregiver ratio. Caregivers typically have 5:1 patient ratio and work 12-hour shifts. Nestled against Iron Mountain, in Seward, AK, it is a great home for Elders to live out their later years! http://alaska.providence.org/locations/psmh/Pages/default.aspx
About Providence Seward Medical Center
Providence Seward Medical and Care Center is a 6-bed critical access hospital and 40-bed long term care facility providing quality health care to residents and visitors. Our team of physicians, nurses, and support staff deliver compassionate, quality care to all patients. We care for the patients ranging from infants to the elderly with services including, primary care, emergency, inpatient, swing bed, lab, radiology, therapies and nursing home care.
Located only 125 miles south of Anchorage on Resurrection Bay, Seward offers a small community feel and access to a multitude of world class outdoor activities such as kayaking, fishing and hiking.
For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Clinical Education
Req ID: 267492