This position delivers education and provides individualized direct patient and family education. Works in coordination with staff to select and deliver current patient education materials based on identified needs. Provides community and staff education in their specialty area. Acts as subject matter expert for patients and staff. All activities are effectively designed and implemented using the organization's framework for professional nursing practice and development, and the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice for Nursing Professional Development.
Provides care and works collaboratively with patients, family and staff to formulate individualized education in specialty area.
Delivers continuing education programs related to their specialty area. Suggests updates to educational materials based on needs assessment, staff and management requests, advances in theory and technology, as well as changes in standards of care.
Provides ongoing support for families and staff related to patient-centered care issues.
Coordinates and communicates feedback from patients/family to ensure education needs are met. This includes gauging the audience and environment and tailoring the session as appropriate to ensure educational needs are successfully met.
Tracks and follows up on the results of education and provides feedback to their supervisor. Suggests opportunities to enhance education based on patient, family or staff feedback.
Current RN licensure in state of practice. Current BLS certification. Additional certifications and prerequisite education may be required depending on practice area and job assignment.
Two years of recent clinical experience in practice area. Requires a strong knowledge base in specialty area and skill in verbal and written communication, creative thinking, prioritizing and flexible problem solving. Requires ability to apply adult learning principles.
BSN preferred. One year of adult/patient education experience preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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