Under the direction of the Nurse Manager and in conjunction with the Clinical Supervisor, the Staff Development Facilitator is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating orientation and staff development programs for all shifts (24/7). Provides feedback regarding staff performance and clinical practices. Provides patient care management as a role model through direct involvement as a staff nurse on the unit. Participates in unit, departmental and organization-wide goal setting, monitoring and performance improvement activities.
Education: Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of recent acute care nursing experience in related clinical area.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Registered Nurse with current license to practice nursing in the State of Minnesota. Certification in associated specialty area of nursing or obtains within one (1) year of meeting eligibility requirements.
Education: Baccalaureate degree in Nursing or a related field.
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of current nursing practice in specialty area; knowledge and skill in advanced assessment; demonstrated skills in communication, planning, coordination, consultation and evaluation; knowledge of current legal parameters in nursing practice; evidence of teaching skills and creativity; demonstrated proficiency in writing. Ability to project and articulate well; to establish and maintain harmonious working relationship with all levels of unit, hospital personnel and medical staff; ability to listen and receive information and suggestions from others; to exercise good judgment and accept personal responsibility; to establish priorities; to maintain confidentiality. Ability to support St. Luke’s goals and objectives.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/LIFTING REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to see, hear, stand, bend, kneel, walk and lift up to fifty (50) pounds. Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking; occasionally lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients; considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching.
AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:
Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.
Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne disease; contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances; exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries, and illnesses); subject to varying and unpredictable situations; handles emergency or crises situations; may be subject to long irregular hours Is exposed to and educated in the safe handling and disposal of materials classified as hazardous by State and Federal regulatory agencies.