This Unit Based Educator position is located in Hospital Education at the West Haven, CT location with regular travel to other campuses. This position is a Full-time at 40 hours per week and will be assigned to primarily cover the Medical Emergency Department/Urgent Care with cross coverage of additional areas as needed by the service.. Collects and assesses data and information related to education needs and other pertinent situations, including identification of trends, issues and supporting data to determine a comprehensive education program for assigned units/clinics including classroom, clinical experiences and learning technologies. Assesses plans, develops, implements and evaluates comprehensive education programs to meet the orientation and ongoing competency needs and professional development needs of the Nursing Department leadership and staff, with specific focus for his/her units. Provides consultation to enhance continuing education, professional development opportunities and mentorship opportunities. Actively participates in continuous survey readiness for assigned units. Serves as a BLS/ ACLS instructor. Serves as an Agent in Place/ nurse planner for obtaining continuing education hours. Mentors colleagues, other nurses, students and others as appropriate Participates in quality performance improvement activities Integrates relevant research outcomes into nursing professional development practice through effective learning activities. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm, regular rotations to off tours for staff training. Compressed/Flexible: Not Authorized Telework: Not Authorized Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized PCS Appraised Value Offer (AVO): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.