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NURSING EDUCATION SPECIALIST 3 openings

companyBergen New Bridge Medical Center
locationParamus, NJ 07652, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time
Job Description

Job Description

Positions are open in:

Long Term Care Nursing: Nursing Staff Development

Psychiatric Nursing: Nursing Staff Development

The Education Specialist coordinates the orientation, in-services, staff development and continuing education programs for nursing staff. Ensures that educational program meet the regulatory requirements and standards for practice. Meets the educational needs of both the internal and external customer at BNBMC. Works collaboratively with Nursing Management to evaluate employee performance, counseling and remediation.

Write policies and procedures for the Department or in conjunction with the Clinical Department.

Utilizes different teaching methods including electronic learning to provide education and the required documentation for educational activities.

Supervises direct nursing care, when necessary, to patients in area of expertise as part of conducting training and or evaluation of orientees.

Effectively and appropriately applies and teaches principles patient safety.

Maintains clinical competence in clinical area of expertise.

Effectively utilizes the hospital computer system as it pertains to job responsibilities and in accordance with hospital policy.

Maintains accurate and current educational records, assuring that appropriate items are forwarded to Human Resources for inclusion in personnel files or other defined systems; prepares reports as required.

Participates in committees as assigned.

Customer Service: respect, flexibility, knowledge, confidence, professionalism, pleasant attitude, patience and helpfulness. All responses should be timely, professional, caring, and respectful in accordance with Customer Service Performance expectations

Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental, and infection control standards. Assesses gaps in policies and procedures, and create necessary policies and procedures to fulfill these gaps.

Understands and adheres to the Medical Center’s Code of Conduct.

Familiar with the Medical Center’s Mission, Vision, and Values Statements.

OTHER JOB DUTIES

Performs other related duties as required.

BASIC COMPETENCIES

Education/Licensure:

BSN in Nursing; Master’s degree in Nursing or related field.

Current NJ licensure as RN required.

American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification.

American Heart Association Basic Life Support Instructor certification.

IV certification

Certification in specialty preferred.

Experience:

Minimum of 3-5 years of clinical experience.

Teaching experience preferred.

Skills:

Knowledge of principles of teaching the adult learner.

Clinical nursing skills and expertise.

Basic computer skills in Windows (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

Good organizational skills.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Speaks, reads and writes English to the extent required by the position.

JOB SETTING/PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Works in well-lighted, temperature-controlled, patient care and teaching areas. Contact with patients, families, staff, and physicians.

The noise level is usually moderate; work is fast paced. Subject to exposure to infections, environmental hazards, blood borne pathogens, dust, fumes, odors, mists, gasses, biological, mechanical, electrical, chemical and other hazardous materials. The incumbent is expected to adhere to the Hospital’s Drug and Smoke Free work environment and to adhere to OSHA mandates and precautionary measures.

Frequent prolonged standing/walking.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all possibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Company Description

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, a clinical affiliate of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, is a 1,070 bed hospital located at 230 East Ridgewood Avenue in Paramus, NJ. Founded in 1916 to treat patients with contagious diseases, the medical center has grown to become both the largest hospital and licensed nursing home in New Jersey and the fourth-largest publicly-owned hospital in the nation.

A safety net facility, Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, renamed in October 2017, provides high-quality comprehensive services including long term care, behavioral health care, substance abuse treatment, and acute care to the greater Bergen County community. The medical center, including its Long Term Care Division, is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. With 323 behavioral health beds and 84 medical detox beds, Bergen New Bridge Medical Center is one of the largest medical facilities providing a continuum of care for those in need of behavioral health and/or substance abuse treatment.

Please apply on our website: https://www.newbridgehealth.org/careers/

Company Description

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, a clinical affiliate of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, is a 1,070 bed hospital located at 230 East Ridgewood Avenue in Paramus, NJ. Founded in 1916 to treat patients with contagious diseases, the medical center has grown to become both the largest hospital and licensed nursing home in New Jersey and the fourth-largest publicly-owned hospital in the nation. \r\n\r\nA safety net facility, Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, renamed in October 2017, provides high-quality comprehensive services including long term care, behavioral health care, substance abuse treatment, and acute care to the greater Bergen County community. The medical center, including its Long Term Care Division, is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. With 323 behavioral health beds and 84 medical detox beds, Bergen New Bridge Medical Center is one of the largest medical facilities providing a continuum of care for those in need of behavioral health and/or substance abuse treatment.\r\n\r\nPlease apply on our website: https://www.newbridgehealth.org/careers/

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