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Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a MagnetÂ® organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolinaâ€™s Great 100 Nurses.
Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
The Clinical Educator is a key member of the Respiratory Care Services leadership team. We have a full-time Clinical Educator position available on our adult inpatient team at Duke University Hospital. The position requires 5 years of critical care experience; ECMO experience is preferred. Works collaboratively with other clinical educator to provide education for staff working all shifts. Responsible for staff compliance, credentialing, life support, online learning, new hire onboarding and new hire employee file compliance. Skilled at designing and developing curr iculum, including impromptu learning and education based on patient needs. Visibility for night shift and weekend staff members required.
General Description of the Job Class
Works with assigned clinical specialty line team of clinical educators to meet the education needs of the specialty. The educator will facilitate the adult learning process creating a climate which supports learning. Leads educational activities consistent with the standards of practice in the delivery of care and services in the assigned department. Assist the department leader with the educational operations, and compliance standards.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
Works as part of a system, entity, or work unit to develop and deliver education to identified audiences.
Communicate effectively with staff and management regarding educational needs and offerings.
Coordinate educational activities with the assigned clinical area leadership. Establish and maintains a departmental educational documentation system consistent with regulatory and hospital standards. Builds collaborative relationships with assigned customer groups.
Works closely with new hires and current staff within assigned locations to facilitate orientation, competency validation and meet ongoing learning needs
Provides instruction to the assigned clinical area through research materials, lectures, curriculum planning, formal training methods and on-the-job instruction techniques.
Assesses the training needs and progress of staff members; researches, develops and evaluates in-service training programs. Develops evidence- based educational material.
Develop and conducts annual competency validation process. Develops/coordinates education plans related to initial and ongoing competency.
Assess, plan and implement programs for staff development to upgrade and maintain competency skills.
Demonstrate effective problem identification, problem solving and priority setting skills.
Demonstrate objectivity in addressing problems.
Supports staff development with educational activities (which include remediation, certification, mentoring, life support, Joint Commission requirements, new equipment/procedures, electronic health record updates)
Serve and actively participate on assigned committees, both unit specific and hospital education. Participate in the development of education and unit policies and procedures as appropriate. Assist in assuring compliance with the requirements of regulatory agencies.
Participate in budgetary planning and execution for meeting orientation, education and training needs.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Bachelor's degree required in field related to the assigned clinical discipline. Master's Degree preferred.
5 years of experience in the assigned clinical area.
Experience with adult education and experience with designing and delivering training curriculum preferred.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
A state license and registry required based on assigned clinical area.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.
Ability to provide care to the populations served.
Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.
Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patients status and provide care as described in the departments policies and procedures manual.
Demonstrated clinical competence in defined areas and department standards.
Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level
Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.