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Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre

The ROYAL VICTORIA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTRE is the proud recipient of the Healthy Hospital Innovators Award, is a state-of-the-art, 500,000 square-foot facility located in Barrie, Ontario, one of the fastest growing cities in Canada.

Our team of over 250 skilled physicians, 2155 caring staff members, and 1,100 dedicated volunteers provides outstanding healthcare specializing in Cancer Care, Surgical Care, Critical/Emergency Care, Medical Care, Mental Health as well as Women and Children’s programs. Annually the RVH admits more than 15,500 patients, delivers more than 2300 babies and handles more than 80,000 visits to the Emergency Room.



Position:  Clinical Nurse Educator #6986

Region:  Barrie & Area

Description:  The Clinical Nurse Educator leads and supports quality care outcomes through educational program planning, collaboration with members of the interprofessional team, implementation and evaluation processes to enhance knowledge, skills, and professionalism of clinical staff. The mission, vision, and values of the Interprofessional Practice Program are achieved through education, clinical practice, and research processes.

Job Qualifications:
Professional Development

Customer Development:
I.Act as a clinical decision making guide in individual and group education.
II.Leads and facilitates clinical questioning, decision making, and critical thinking among staff.
III.Role model positive attitudes and RVH values.
IV.Advocates that College Legislation, regulations, standards and guidelines are met, and reports to management (in-program and within interprofessional practice), individuals who are not in compliance
V.Facilitates staff professional development through the promotion and enrollment, with full participation of initiatives which promote the overall profession and inpatient surgical educational advancement.
VI.Encourages, promotes, and facilitates continuous learning to constantly improve clinical practice.
VII.Create the environment that enables professional development while incorporating a novice to expert approach.
VIII.Ensures the education required to maintain privacy and confidentiality is updated on all staff.

Personal Development:
I.Demonstrate responsibility and self-direction for own professional development through ongoing continuing education.
II.Support ongoing development of professional and educational institution skills through reflective practice.
III.Liaise with external professional organizations as necessary.
IV.Promote a positive environment for learning and professional development.

Education:
I.Provides ongoing educational opportunities on clinical practice and skills for staff.
II.Provides regional educational support, collaboration and training opportunities when required or requested by regional partners
III.Acts as an education consultant for clinical staff.
IV.Address unit/department specific education issues and provide educational needs assessment and analysis.
V.Incorporate adult learning principles in the planning, design, delivery, and evaluation of educational programs using multiple methodologies.
VI.Research and prepare education materials using a variety of different media.
VII.Facilitate knowledge transfer to the practice setting.
VIII.Provide information and support to members of the interprofessional health care team.
IX.Act as a mentor and facilitate staff involvement in unit presentations, research projects, etc.
X.Provide leadership in facilitating clinical practice changes at the unit and program level, as well as hospital wide initiatives, in collaboration with members of the interprofessional team.
XI.Develop, disseminate and sustain nursing specific and interprofessional standards of care, medical directives, policies and procedures, department protocols and pre-printed orders.
XII.Liaise with community agencies regarding clinical practices.
XIII.Conduct annual learning needs assessment for the profession and development strategies for both profession specific and interprofessional learning.
XIV.Promotes and facilitates professional development and ongoing learning and education both within and across professions.

Corporate Contribution
Impact of Change:
I.Consult with clinical staff and interprofessional teams on complex education or patient care needs.
II.Consult with managers regarding practice issues and education needs of clinical staff.
III.Consult and participate on a variety of interprofessional hospital committees.
IV.Consult and participate in corporate initiatives.

Research and Evidence Based Practice:
I.Fosters an environment that cultivates evidence-based practice, continuous quality improvement, scientific inquiry and research within the discipline and across patient care teams
II.Promote and integrate evidence-based clinical research into practice.
III.Promotes, facilitates and takes a leadership role in supporting the development of policy and procedure based on research or standards of practice, in collaboration with others.
IV.Promote and participate in research activities and evidence-based practice.
V.Participate in and cultivate opportunities for clinically based research, professional presentations and publications
Please Note: Portfolios among Clinical Nurse Educators may change at any time to meet program needs. However, current requirement is for a Clinical Nurse Educator in Emergency Department.

Education:
I.Baccalaureate degree in Nursing required.
II.Master’s degree preferred.

Experience:
I.Minimum of five years recent full time clinical practice experience with demonstrated clinical excellence in critical care, Emergency Department preferred.
II.Previous Clinical Nurse Educator experience is required.
III.Previous Professional Practice experience is preferred.

Competencies:
I.Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario is required.
II.Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Certification preferred or started within one year of start date of Clinical Educator position. Must maintain CNA Certification once obtained. ENC (C)
III.Critical Care Certificate or Emergency Nursing Certificate from approved institution required
IV.ECG interpretation and 12 lead ECG application and interpretation preferred
V.Current TNCC is required.
VI.Current ENPC is required.
VII.Current PALS is preferred.
VIII.Current BCLS is required.
IX.Current ACLS is required.

Other:
I.Registered Nurses of Ontario Membership (RNAO) required.
II.Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
III.Demonstrated ability to manage change and to foster an environment which promotes professional development.
IV.Excellent organizational skills and ability to handle multiple projects at one time.
V.Demonstrated ability to achieve goals and objectives within a specified time frame.
VI.Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills.
VII.Familiarity with pertinent legislation related to institutional health care and health care providers.
VIII.Demonstrated ability to energize, coach, mentor, encourage, and support.


Salary:  $38.56 - $49.02/hour (to be discussed)

Terms of Employment:  Full-Time

Deadline for Application:  Wednesday, June 28, 2017

How to Apply:  Applications accepted only via www.rvh.on.ca, click on RVH Career Opportunities and search for Requisition #6986.


Location:  Barrie, Ontario

Profession Type:  Nurses (NP, RN and RPN)

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