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Staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Float Educator - $36-54 per hour

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Falls Church
Posted on: February 11, 2024

Job Description:

Inova Health System is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Float Educator for a nursing job in Falls Church, Virginia.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Educator
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Shift: days
  • Employment Type: StaffInova Health System is seeking a Clinical Educator (RN) for our Float Pool at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus.The Fairfax Float Pool team consists of well-trained and experienced nurses who have the unique ability to adjust, or "float," between several different units within Fairfax Medical Campus which includes, progressive care units, Med/Surg units, pediatric and Emergency department across the nursing spectrum - often within the same shift. Based on the Nurses background and skills, a Float Pool Nurse may be assigned to various units within Fairfax Hospital.Progressive Care Nurses are nurses are well versed and trained to take care of the cardiac care population such as stable NSTEMI, stable arrhythmias, heart and lung transplant patients, pulmonary hypertension, vascular and COPD. They are also trained to float on the procedure areas or cardiac diagnostics.Med/Surg trained RN's float on the Medical, Surgical unit throughout the campus. They can float to stroke units, neuro stepdown, medicine, surgical, orthopedic, and comprehensive medical units.Nurses on the Float Pool have excellent communication skills, strong decision making, ability to multitask and problem-solving skills. They enjoy going to different units every day and are always ready to embrace new challenges with the positive attitude and always putting patients first.The Clinical Educator of Nursing utilizes system strategies and tools to assess the competency of new nursing staff members while focusing on quality of care and patient safety goals. Integrates theoretical knowledge, evidence-based principles and clinical nursing expertise into educational experiences for both new and experienced team members. Prepares annual self-development plans, sets professional goals and seek opportunities for achieving them. Contributes to quality and safety initiatives across the organization.Job Responsibilities:- Implements Inova Health System programs for team members to achieve patient care and outcome standards, such as core measures, Magnet standards and patient satisfaction.- Plans and implements educational activities to support individual development and organizational goals. Utilizes system strategies and tools to assess competence of new nursing team members while focusing on quality of care and patient safety goals.- Integrates theoretical knowledge, evidence-based principles, and clinical nursing expertise into educational experiences for both new and experienced team members- Incorporates best practices and research into educational programs while analyzing quality and effectiveness of educational programs.- Informs appropriate nursing leaders when team members are unable to successfully complete, or are noncompliant with, required competencies.- Works with teams to synthesize data about quality and safety measures which lead to needed improvements in standards of care by developing, revising and implementing polices, procedures and protocols.- Collaborates with clinicians to ensure practice is evidence-based and identifies, reviews and applies evidence to guidelines and standards for patient care.- Performs other duties as assigned.Requirements:Master's Degree in Nursing HealthCare, Education and/or other relevant field.Minimum of three years progressive experience in Nursing/Clinical Specialty and in Nursing/Clinical Education.Basic Life Support through American Heart Association upon start. Specialty certification in area related to unit's clinical scope within one year of hire.Licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Registered Nurse.Inova Job ID #652080. Posted job title: clinical nurse educator - float pool

Keywords: Inova Health System, Washington DC , Staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Float Educator - $36-54 per hour, Healthcare , Falls Church, DC

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