Altamonte Springs seeks to hire an Clinical Staff Educator who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Located north of Orlando in the community of Altamonte Springs, our facility is consistently named ‘Best Hospital’ for overall quality, reputation, doctors and nurses by local residents. As the largest satellite campus within the Florida Hospital system, Florida Hospital Altamonte has been providing state-of-the-art healthcare to the community since 1973. The 398-bed hospital cares for more than 168,000 patients a year. We are proud to be revolutionizing health care with visionary leadership and world-class resources.
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The Clinical Staff Educator has the overall responsibility for facilitating the development of clinical excellence in Surgical Services through the management of orientation, training, on-going staff development and evaluation of clinical practice for all levels of personnel served. Responsibilities may include cross coverage to more than one area in Surgical Services (i.e. Endo, PACU, OR) with minimum oversight of 50 FTES. The Clinical Staff Educator participates in the development of education programs and in-services. Coordinates orientation for all levels of new employees and serves as a mentor. Acts as a resource person, through acquired knowledge of current trends and practices, guides staff in their development of skills and capabilities. Participates in unit based and system wide performance improvement activities. Demonstrates knowledge of regulatory and national practice standards and incorporates them into clinical practice. Maintains clinical skills by precepting employees as needed as well as taking patient care assignments. Adheres and assures that staff adheres to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification (preferred)
Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse (preferred)
Certification as a Nursing Professional Development Educator. (preferred)
Clinical or Educator specialty certification. (preferred)
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program
Develops, coordinates and manages orientation/training programs for all levels of Surgical Service employees.
Ensures thorough and accurate documentation for all orientation, educational and regulatory components of the employee’s file.
Contributes educational expertise to facilitate and enhance the achievement of individual, departmental and organizational goals.
Assists in establishing and revising procedures, policies, standards, techniques and nursing competency based on findings from unit performance improvement initiatives and unit rounds. Utilizes findings for development and implementation of staff education and training. Shares unit PI data with staff.
Utilizes knowledge of leadership principles and management skills, accepts responsibility, exercises authority and functions independently using effective written and verbal communication. Investigates complaints and/or non-compliance of policies. Collaborates with other departments and disciplines to provide continuity of patient care and promote teamwork.
Contributes to personnel performance evaluations as it relates to clinical competency and maintenance of standards. Completes evaluations for employees during the probationary period. Recognizes staff needs for additional skills and recommends pertinent education. Develops goals and action plans for employees that are in training or not meeting performance standards.
Promotes a safe environment. Supervises and initiates appropriate action in emergency situations, applies awareness and control of hazards which may endanger patients, visitors and employees. Identifies environmental concerns by conducting routine unit rounds and communicates necessary precautions for a safe environment. Ensures adherence to appropriate regulatory standards and Florida Hospital policy and procedure.
Maintains professional competency by participating in continuing education and appropriate learning experiences both internal and external. Attends pertinent conferences and seminars regarding clinical nursing, business or management. Provides patient care as needed.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Clinical Staff Educator opportunity with Altamonte Springs and apply online today.
Florida Hospital is dedicated to improving lives not only in Central Florida, but also around the world. As a destination hospital, we are committed to serving the health care needs of our patients with a holistic approach to heal the mind, body and spirit. We strive to be the hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. Over the last 100 years, Florida Hospital’s mission remains unchanged: to extend the healing ministry of Christ.