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Education Coordinator - Education

Job ID: 948179
Facility: Vidant Edgecombe Hospital
Location: Tarboro, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Jan 12, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Edgecombe Hospital

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital, formerly Heritage Hospital, is a full-service, 117-bed acute care facility where residents of Tarboro, Edgecombe county and surrounding communities receive a wide range of health services close to home. Our partnership with Vidant Health enhances our wide range of services and improves the quality of care our patients receive. More than 20 specialties are represented by Vidant Edgecombe Hospital's medical staff, assuring the people of Edgecombe county that almost all their health needs can be met right here at home. In addition to acute care, our services include rehabilitation, oncology and outpatient clinics.

 

Position Summary

The Education Coordinator functions under the direction of the Manager of Education. He/she assesses employees' needs to provide educational programming in order to strengthen the total organization in providing up-to-date in-service and continuing education programs. He/she coordinates all educational resources and programs throughout the organization.

To oversee the planning, developing, implementation, and evaluation of high quality programs for the employees of Vidant Hospital.

Responsibilities

1.Education

Demonstrate an understanding of Adult Learning needs and the delivery of content using varied teaching modalities.

Serves as an Education Resource for staff, managers and physicians including knowledge of online resources, education data base and research resources.

Updates education material as a result of new/changed requirements.

Works in conjunction with the Education Manager in maintaining the Learn Center Educational System, including working with technical support to utilize the entire system.

Demonstrates knowledge of Life Support Programs (AHA preferred), keeps current with BLS and certifications and seeks to train in the role of AHA instructor in disciplines identified by the department manager (BLS, ACLS, PALS) to assist in the training of staff.

Lead and assist with classes, projects, student rotation process, and new initiatives or programs.



2.Orientation

Assist in and /or Lead Hospital Orientation Process and onboarding of New Hires

Develops and instructs Nursing service Orientation program.

Coordinates student orientation programs with area colleges.



3. Administrative Duties

Assists the Education Manager in the budgetary planning for the Department of Educational Services.

Works in conjunction with the Education Manager to facilitate the general duties of running the Education Department such as answering the phone, copies, laminating, grading tests, entering data into the Learn Center, scheduling classes, etc.

Works in conjunction with Education Manager in setting up rooms for meetings, audiovisuals, equipment, and ordering nourishments. Assists with operation of equipment.

Plans ACLS/PALS class schedule yearly and updates as needed. Submits required planning paperwork to Vidant Medical Center.

Maintains current knowledge of regulatory changes issued by the Joint Commission, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Office of Inspector General (OIG), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), etc.

Possess knowledge of NCBON scope of practice and acts as a resource for competency assessment and validation of staff to meet governing agencies requirements.

Serves as an active member of Clinical Ladder Staff Development and networks with Regional educators and sources for best practices.

Serves on committees as appointed and participates in rounding to assess until level and department needs for education.

Minimum Requirements

BSN is required. RN Licensure required.

BLS is required, BLS instructor within 6 months of hire.

A minimum of two years experience in adult education or nursing education in a healthcare facility, or applicable education experience is required.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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