Phoenix Children’s is hiring an Education Specialist for our Neuro Renal Transplant inpatient unit!! This position will be responsible for education needs for our CA8 team. In this role, you will be providing training for all new hires, annually review all staff competencies, provide monthly education training at staff meetings as needed. Incumbent will develop very strong relationships with department managers and supervisors to identify training needs for staff, as well as being involved in hiring decisions of internal/external staff. Incumbent must have experience working in the acute care setting, and the successful candidate will be a self-starter, who is able to understand the goals of the department, take the initiative to execute the plans with minimal direction. Incumbent will work with vendors to coordinate the presentation of new procedures or processes that will impact the care of the patients in the acute care units. This role will work closely with all levels of the inpatient services, as well as across organizational lines to determine the training needs, frequency and implementation of all current and future training needs. This position develops, implements, and evaluates proactive educational plans and programs to address staff and departmental needs to ensure ongoing enhancement and improvement of staff skills, competencies, and professional growth in accordance with established standards, requirements, and regulations.
This position develops, implements, and evaluates proactive educational plans and programs to address staff and departmental needs to ensure ongoing enhancement and improvement of staff skills, competencies, and professional growth in accordance with established standards, requirements, and regulations.
Masters in Nursing or Bachelors in Nursing and Masters in a related field. (Required)
Two years experience as a RN in a preceptor and/or leadership role in the specific specialty area. (Required)
Two years experience as an educator teaching adults. (Preferred)
Current State of Arizona RN license or an RN license from a compact state with multistate privileges or the ability to establish licensure according to Arizona law prior to start date. (Required)
Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association. (Required)
National Certification in clinical specialty and/or nursing professional development. (Preferred)