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Nurse Educator

Company: Wellpath
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!"OverviewOur Nurse Educator will support the company in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of education programs to promote the development of staff. Support nursing orientations, nursing continuing education, patient-focused care classes and programs required by regulatory agencies for caregivers as well as perform initial assessments of nursing staff and individual plans for orientation. Provides health related education to detention (custody staff) as required by contract and accreditation standards. As a team member, you will play an important role by collaborating with others and contributing toward our mission and values.Additional DetailsThis position is primarily second shift but the candidate must be free to work other shifts periodically as needed.QualificationsEducation for Nurse Educator:Graduation from an accredited school of nursingExperience for Nurse Educator:Five (5) or more years correctional healthcare experience preferredKnowledge of program development and adult learning methodologiesLicenses/Certifications for Nurse Educator:Current licensure as Registered Nurse within the stateCurrent CPR CertificationResponsibilitiesEnsuring all on-the-job training is consistent with The Company Solutions guidelines establishedEnsure that site trainers/preceptors have the knowledge, tools, and attitude to effectively train staffActing as both a formal and informal consultant, assisting with the integration of new learning into nursing practice and serving as a resource by assisting nurses in identifying problems, identifying available internal and external educational resources, and selecting educational optionsWorking with the Operations team in identifying changes that should be made in the nursing practice and facilitating the initiation of, adoption of, and adaption to change. Strives for excellence in patient care by self-monitoring and, as necessary, to ensure the safety and well-being of the patient. Identifies existing and potential problems and takes effective actions. Develops and maintains an awareness of needed improvements in patient care, procedures, equipment and supplies and makes recommendations.Assumes individual accountability for own conduct and maintenance of professional attitude and appearanceParticipates in nursing activities in corrections, which promote growth and development of nursing and/or patient careApproaches change in a positive manner, motivate staff to work as a team, accept constructive criticism and learn from it.Maintain confidentiality personnel recordsMaintains composure in stressful situationsUse effective problem solving techniquesMust be able to obtain and maintain security clearance.Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.Post orders, if applicable, per site contract.Perform other duties as assigned.Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Keywords: Wellpath, Plymouth , Nurse Educator, Healthcare , Plymouth, Massachusetts

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