Sutter Health Clinical Educator- Surgical Services and Wound Care in Tracy, California

A full-service acute care facility serving the residents of Tracy for over 60 years, Sutter Tracy Community Hospital (STCH) has a total of 82 inpatient beds. STCH provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services including: a 24-hour emergency department, inpatient and ambulatory surgical services, endoscopy lab, intensive care, diagnostic imaging, laboratory and rehabilitation services including physical, speech and occupational therapy. STCH also has specialized care for Hemodialysis, Family Birthing Center, Continence Center and a Pain Management Center. STCH is a not-for-profit, community-based hospital, affiliated with Sutter Health since 1993.

Develops programs designed to enrich skills or meet identified goals and educational needs in surgical services and wound care. Collaborates with department managers regarding development and evaluation of staff competency assessments; and serves as a resource for department based preceptors/mentors. Manages and administers the successful implementation of assigned projects as defined by Sutter Health needs. Assists in the development and implementation of computer based clinical educational programs and required documentation. Plays a key role in process improvement and LEAN projects by performing operational assessments and analyses. Research and identify best practices, facilitating groups and teams, managing projects, presenting results and recommendation and developing measurement tools to improve operating processes toward greater efficiency and effectiveness. Works as part of the Education team in the development of educational programs including those for surgical services and wound care. Assist and administer regulatory competency Program development with an assessment and evaluation process. Collaborates with and supports Managers/Directors in the development of patient care standards and to support department goals. Participates in the preparation of manuals, guides, policies and other materials contributing to improving clinical performance, updating staff instruction, and the maintenance of patient care standards. Develops and evaluates instructional material for use in educational programs, both staff and patient/family education. Serves as a clinical consultant to patient care staff, physicians and other ancillary staff as appropriate. Instructs in programs within areas of expertise. Collaborates with Sutter Health educators, community educators, educators from other healthcare agencies, and educational service agencies to share and coordinate educational offerings. Ensures that competencies throughout the department meet regulatory needs and standards. Provides subject matter expertise in the surgical services department. Provides oversight and may ensure PIC Cards are updated. Responsible for education to staff and new hires for EPIC modules used and specialty orientation in the Surgical Services Department, to include infusion, pain, GI, Operating room, sterile processing and wound care services.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) required; or, a graduate of an accredited nursing program.

  • A Registered Nurse licensure in the state of California

  • 3 years of recent Perioperative nursing experience.

  • A current Basic Life Support certification (BLS) upon hire and willing to obtain certification to be an Instructor within 12 months (1 year) of assuming position and maintains certification

  • A current Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) upon hire and willing to obtain certification to be an Instructor within 12 months (1 year) of assuming position and maintains certification

  • A current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) upon hire and willing to obtain certification to be an Instructor within 12 months (1 year) of assuming position and maintains certification

  • Variable travel is required

  • Able to work variable shifts (PM or weekend)

Preferred Requirements

  • Master's in Nursing (MSN) preferred

  • Able to assist the OR staff in the optimal use of the computer systems applications.

  • A Certified Operating Room RN (CNOR)

*Skills & Knowledge: *

Description

Proficiency

Demonstrated knowledge of education theory and practice.

Intermediate

Ability to read, writes, understand and follow English verbal and written instructions.

Advanced

Knowledge of and experience with Simulation training techniques and learning labs. Intermediate within one year.

Intermediate

Knowledge of and experience with e-learning platforms, Healthstream is preferable.

Intermediate

Experience with Microsoft Office, EPIC and OpTime preferred.

Intermediate

Demonstrated oral and written skills.

Advanced

Ability to work collaboratively with hospital staff, management, physicians, and outside agencies.

Advanced

Demonstrated proficiency and knowledge of word-processing, presentation & spreadsheet software, contribution to OR Dashboard.

Intermediate

Must have effective problem solving skills and ability to concentrate on multiple and varied tasks meeting deadlines.

Advanced

Ability to work with a minimal amount of supervision and effectively establish work priorities while receiving work from more than one person.

Advanced

Works closely with business and clinical operations to obtain or create workflow documentation of current application use.

Advanced

Strong prioritization and organizational skills.

Advanced

Knowledge of and experience with Simulation training techniques and learning labs.

Intermediate

Knowledge of and experience with e-learning platforms, Healthstream is preferable.

Intermediate

Responsible for ensuring data integrity through periodic audits and reviewing/revising policies and procedures in the use of supplied system software.

Intermediate

Assumes responsibility for own professional development.

Intermediate

Communicates status of key issues on a regular basis to management.

Advanced

Assists with or conduct training sessions as required for health care providers and customers.

Advanced

Attends training sessions and learns how to use other software applications in order to actively and effectively use those applications during interface and integration testing.

Intermediate

Continues to increase knowledge base as the product functionality is changed or enhanced, through attendance of appropriate application and technical training sessions.

Intermediate

Other duties as deemed necessary by Management.

Intermediate

Organization: *Sutter Tracy Community Hospital

Title: Clinical Educator- Surgical Services and Wound Care

Location: California-Central Valley-Tracy

Requisition ID: STCH-1717133

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.