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RN Patient Family Educator - Simply Birth Program

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Layton
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:This position provides specialized education for patients, families, and members of the community. The RN Patient Family Educator position conducts training from approved curriculum resources. This position may conduct needs assessment and individualize educational activities as appropriate for participants. This position participates in curriculum updates and revisions based on current research and policy revisions.Job EssentialsImplements education programs for designated group(s) and / or unit(s).Teaches classes and adapts delivery of education to meet audience needs.Provides effective coaching to patient, family or community as necessary.Shares expertise to support staff curriculum development as necessary.Participates in curriculum updates and revisions based on current research and policy revisions.Remains current with applicable clinical information and increases knowledge utilizing research-based information. Takes accountability for personal development and knowledge base.Maintains clinical competency in designated area for age groups served by performing (formally or informally) in the clinical setting.Helps identify and promote quality improvement. Shares information with physicians and staff and may assist staff in developing a plan of care for applicable education audience to address problem areas.Oversees applicable supplies (as needed per educational content).Performs all accountabilities of Registered Nurse for patient care (as applicable), including all applicable policies, procedures, and guidelines.Follows-up with patients as needed.Job Duties specific to RN Patient Family Educators working in Diabetic Education:(If in hospitals) Make rounds on patients and provide coaching to patients and family members.Delivers diabetes education to class participant and/or provide individual teaching that supports diabetes management.Job Duties specific to RN Patient Family Educators working in Childbirth Education:Provides coaching to expectant parents to address questions and concerns.Delivers childbirth education classes.Job Duties specific to RN Patient Family Educators working in Lactation Education:Makes rounds on all breastfeeding mothers in need of lactation support. Assess mother baby pairs and support the decision to breastfeed.Provides bedside teaching to enable mothers to initiate and maintain lactation, prevent complications where possible and enhance maternal role satisfaction. Address questions, concerns, and problems.Minimum QualificationsCurrent RN License in state of practice.* and -Basic Life Support Certification for healthcare providers.* and -Unit specific certification as required (i.e., ACLS, PALS, etc).One year of clinical experience in area of specialty.* and -Experience or training in teaching or educating.* and -Bachelor's degree in nursing required or willing to obtain by 3 years from hire date.Preferred QualificationsBachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN). Education must be obtained from an accredited institution. Degree will be verified.* and -Education experience in a clinical environment.National certification in specialty.Education experience in a clinical environment.Physical Requirements:Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, monitors, identify equipment and supplies, and be able to assess patient needs.* and -Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.* and -Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, etc.Location:Layton HospitalWork City:LaytonWork State:UtahScheduled Weekly Hours:20

Keywords: Intermountain Healthcare, Layton , RN Patient Family Educator - Simply Birth Program, Other , Layton, Utah

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