Inpatient Direct Care Nurses - Baystate Health

Req#: R20698
Category(s): Nursing, Inpatient Direct Care Nurses
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: First

 

Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’s premier healthcare provider, is looking for a Nurse Educator to join the Noble Hospital team!

This is an exciting opportunity for Nurses to transition from the bedside and still be involved in creating the best patient care possible.

SCHEDULE:

Full Time Hours – 1st shift

POSITION BENEFITS:

  • Full Time flexible schedule

  • No weekends of holidays

  • Career development, CEU allowance and Loan reimbursement

  • Comprehensive benefits package with low cost medical/dental

  • Paid Time Off

  • Baystate takes the safety of employees and patients very seriously and is adhering to all PPE and safety guidelines for Covid-19.

Noble Hospital:

Baystate Noble Hospital (Baystate Noble) is a 85-bed acute care community hospital helping people in the Greater Westfield community and offers direct access to world-class technology, diagnostics, and specialists.

  • 85 beds

  • 180 nurses

  • More than 300 On-staff physicians

  • More than 450 total employees

  • 2,600 yearly inpatient admissions

  • More than 28,000 yearly Emergency Department visits

The teams at Noble hospital passionately work to ensure that the Westfield communities have access to exceptional healthcare, close to home.

This community based hospital has a positive culture that is built on patient, provider and staff experience.

Job Summary:

The Clinical Nurse Coordinator/Educator is the primary educational resource for the staff. The CNC/Educator Develops, implements and evaluates the orientation of new employees, educational programs, certification programs, and remedial programs as needed to maintain a safe level of care. 

Job Responsibilities:

1) Provides educational support to all clinical staff on the unit.

2) Responsible for maintaining the clinical competencies of the staff through annual validation days, in-services etc.

3) Responsible for participating in development of plans of care and education for clinical staff.

4) Acts as a clinical resource to staff involved in the care of the patient.

5) Responsible for organizing and facilitating the orientation of all new clinical staff.

6) Collaborates with Manager/ANM regarding employee performance management.

7) Collects QI data and monitors unit compliance. Educates and collaborates with staff and management regarding unit specific QI  as well as organizational QI initiatives and Core measure data, with feedback to the staff.

8) Annually evaluates, refines, updates and revises orientation curriculum to reflect current BFMC nursing practices.

9) Ensures the clinical competence of staff through the direct interaction and observation, ongoing evaluation of patient outcomes and feedback from the clinician and other members of the health care team.

10) Identifies, develops, prioritizes, and oversees the educational needs of nursing and auxiliary staff based on the regulations requirements, new and/or updated policies and procedures, quality initiatives and staff, provider, and nurse manager requests.

11) Identifies and utilizes up to date educational methodologies, i.e. on-line training, based on accepted learning theories for the adult learner in the development and presentation of educational programs.

Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree Nursing

RN – MA – Required

Skills/Competencies:

Required within six months of hire (Baystate will provide required training):

BLS instructor

ACLS instructor

PALS instructor

CPI certified

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

Bachelor of Nursing Degree: Nursing (Required)

Certifications:

Advanced Cardiac Life Support – American Heart Association, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – Other, Emergency Nursing Pediatric Certification (ENA) – Emergency Nurses Association, Registered Nurse – State of Massachusetts, Trauma Nurse Core Course – Other

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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