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Providence RN Clinical Educator Coordinator - Providence University Portland Simulation Laboratory Project in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a RN Clinical Educator Coordinator - Providence University Portland Simulation Laboratory Project (0.6 FTE, Days) to Providence Office Park in Portland, OR

This position offers a Virtual option: Classes must be taught in-person at Providence Office Park and flexible virtual schedule outside of classes.

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We are seeking a RN Clinical Educator Coordinator - Providence University Portland Simulation Laboratory Project that will report to the Regional Manager of Clinical Orientation and Development. The position is accountable for the operation of Providence Regional Nursing Orientation (PRNO) and agency staff orientation, and Clinical Academy Nurse Residency Programs. This includes: evaluation, coordination and administration of nursing orientation and new hire competency assessment. This role also contributes to the regional clinical education effort by authoring, implementing, and evaluating clinical education and competency assessment activities on a regional basis and across the care continuum.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, administer, and evaluate RN, LPN, CNA, Patient Care Technician, and Patient Care Assistant new hire orientation and incumbent competency assessments to include didactic instruction, critical thinking exercises, interpersonal relation exercises, and technical skills validation

  • Coordinate, administer, and evaluate RN, CNA, and Patient Care Technician agency staff orientation

  • Coordinate, administer, and evaluate ongoing competency validation for RN, CNA, and Patient Care Technician agency staff

  • Develop and maintain guidelines for scheduling of orientation and obtaining adequate educator staff to assist with orientation

  • Assist in maintaining currency of assessment components by identifying changes in nursing practice

  • Participate in program development to include: model answer updates; design of new or updated exercises as need dictate; design assessment answer sheet, rating, and summary forms

  • Develop and maintain record retention, sorting, and reporting systems to aid in compliance and evaluation activities using a computerized database management system for the tracking of assessment data and the generation of reports

  • Author policies and procedures related to the orientation system/process

  • Teach and coach the skills demonstration and validation for RN, LPN, and CNA levels

  • Participate in the development and administration of curriculum designed to teach and validate skill for new hire and incumbent CNA's

  • Monitor effectiveness, satisfaction and clinical impact of the programs offered

  • Coordinate, administer, and evaluate the Clinical Assessment Program (CAP) as needed for contracted agency CNA candidates

  • Collaborate with educators, managers, and work groups at a local, regional, and system level in matters related to clinical orientation

  • Communicate with ministry managers and HR to provide summary evaluations for all attendees of PRNO


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Coursework/Training: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • Master's Degree: Master Program Enrollment

  • Current unencumbered licensure as an RN by the Oregon State Board of Nursing

  • Current BLS certification

  • Participation in professional organization(s)

  • Three (3) years experience in nursing education or leadership

  • Five (5) years experience in acute care nursing

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing

About Providence in Oregon.

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities. The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple, "Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinical Education

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 349882