All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
Mental Health Resources and Support
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
The Clinical Educator for Perioperative Services provides a combination of education, staff development and leadership while promoting evidence-based clinical practice for the preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative phases of surgery. The educator creates and delivers a variety of education curriculum and coordinates all perioperative educational opportunities; is responsible for new employee orientation; evaluation of staff competencies; implementation of new policies and procedures as needed; organizing unit in-services; ORNIP and working collaboratively with the Nurse Managers and Director. This individual works both independently and with direction of the Nurse Manager and Director to assess each unit’s learning needs and participates in the development of unit based education plans that exceed standards. The educator demonstrates the ability to empower and support employees to be experts in their fields, and establishes positive partnerships with staff and physicians to meet mutual goals and create an overall exceptional patient experience.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Provides didactic, lab, clinical training, instruction and functional education for all of Surgical Services.
Develops, implements and evaluates orientation for new employees; coordinates, assigns, monitors clinical rotations of orientees.
Supervises and Monitors Preceptor activities.
Provides continuing education and in-services determines by the needs of the staff/facility.
Coordinates preparation and implementation of department specific Net Learning.
Acts as a resource for staff educational opportunities.
Guides, directs, supervises and involves staff in developing educational programs.
Coordinates clinical rotations for school affiliations in healthcare programs.
Services as Liaison with pharmaceutical and product reps to provide ongoing education in new drugs and technology.
Demonstrates commitment to all department and corporate compliance policies.
Assists with special projects as needed or directed.
Assists with Annual Competencies of all Surgical Services to include Endoscopy, PAT, OPS, Pre-Op, PACU and Operating Room.
Participates in Department Quality Improvement processes.
Provides back-up for NSQUIP (National Surgical Quality Improvement Program) abstraction.
Assists with patient care in the perioperative departments as needed. (Scrub or circulate as needed)
Maintains knowledge of current perioperative nursing practices as recommended by AORN, ASPAN
Keeps abreast of trends within specialty as well as changes in technology
Selects current literature and communicates information relevant to service
Designs or participates in educational methodologies to facilitate unit compliance. Facilitates education for the perioperative staff to promote advanced clinical practice.
Collaborates with department managers, clinical leads, and Education Department to maintain the system for tracking education and ongoing competency documentation.
Coordinates scheduling of equipment for use in education events.
Facilitates the orientation of new employees and provides orientation to current staff in given areas as needed.
Develops implements and monitors special educational projects as assigned by the managers.
Provides and/or coordinates ongoing in-services for the perioperative staff
Promotes a unit environment that encourages retention, development of staff, customer service, and family-centered care
Motivates and influences staff to improve clinical practice through excellent interpersonal skills
Maintains communication with department managers and clinical leaders to stay current on clinical changes that may have an impact on educational needs
Assists in the development and implements educational programs to keep clinical staff current on required competencies
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
3 years OR Experience required
Must be proficient in the English Language
Computer literacy in Word/PowerPoint, Excel required
Standards of AORN, ASPAN, AAMI
Knowledge of accreditation requirements, TJC, HFAP, etc required
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, enrolled in a Master’s of Science of Nursing program required
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.