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Spectrum Health Nurse Educator Pediatric Hem/Onc/BMT PT Days in Grand Rapids, Michigan

anddivandJob Summaryand/divandand dir="DEFAULT"andand#160;andandanddivandUsing tools of consulting, mentoring, coaching and interprofessional collaboration, the nurse educator facilitates the professional role development and growth of nurses and other healthcare personnel along the continuum from novice to expert.andandandandFunctions in the roles of change agent, mentor, facilitator of learning, leader, champion of scientific inquiry (application of research, evidence based practice and improvement science), and partner for clinical practice transitions.and/divandanddivandand#160;and/divandanddivandEssential Functionsand/divandanddivandandulandandliandOversees orientation, as part of the onboarding process, to ensure that new hire/transfer employees have the knowledge and skill to safely practice independently in their role. The educator develops, coordinates, manages, facilitates, conducts, and evaluates orientation programs for nursing and other healthcare personnel.and/liandandliandDevelops, coordinates, manages, facilitates, conducts and evaluates competency programs. The educator collaborates with operational leaders to address deficits in employeeand#8217;s knowledge and skills.and/liandandliandDesigns and develops educational opportunities to achieve specific outcomes related to identified deficits or opportunities for improvement in knowledge, skills and practice. This may include obtaining continuing education approval.and/liandandliandFosters interprofessional learning and enables effective collaboration to improve practice outcomes for the nurse and other health care personnel. Functions as a mentor, coach, and resource in the development of nursing and other clinical support roles as the employee transitions throughout their career life cycle.and/liandandliandApplies research, evidenced based practice and quality improvement principles in education, professional role development, orientation, and competency.and/liandand/ulandandandMonday through FridayandandandandVariable/Day shiftandandand/divand