Alberta Health Services
The Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE) is responsible for providing and facilitating education, based on adult education principles, for staff within a specific department/program area to ensure that clinical competencies and organizational standards/practices are maintained. The CNE uses the principles of adult learning to assess staff educational and professional development needs, and to plan, implement and evaluate educational initiatives for staff. The CNE facilitates, coordinates, and supports the implementation of education initiatives for orientation, mandatory education, in-service, and continuing education programming; and for changes in policy, procedure, protocols,
and technology to promote clinical competence of staff. The CNE objectively monitors, evaluates, and documents the learning process and learning outcomes. The CNE informs and works in collaboration with program/area management and the employee when education sessions have not resulted in the employee meeting the expected outcomes. The CNE collaborates with the management team to develop and implement new policies/procedures and nursing standards, nursing staff development plans, implement new policies/procedures and nursing standards, nursing staff development plans, and training/education session to address specific learning needs. The CNE participates on committee and working group to plan, develop, and implement new clinical policies, procedures, practices and initiatives, and to provide input to broader (regional/site specific) education requirements. The CNE acts as a role model and resource to all staff for professional development and clinical competency. The CNE adheres to their professional Code of Ethics and his/her employer’s policies/procedures.
As an Instructor, you will be an expert practitioner and key educator. You will take a leadership role in the planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of education for nursing staff including orientation, compulsory and continuing education, and clinical development. You will collaborate with management and internal partners to promote standards of clinical, educational and evidence informed practice. You will play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.
Classification: Instructor EDM
Union: United Nurses of Alberta
Department: RA-Med Clin Nurse Educ-EDM
Primary Location: Royal Alexandra Hospital
Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
Posting End Date: 17-JAN-2022
Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
Date Available: 31-JAN-2022
Temporary End Date: 30-SEP-2022
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 12
Shifts per cycle: 57
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $40.34
Maximum Salary: $54.11
Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Completion of an accredited nursing education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).
Additional Required Qualifications:
Bachelor degree in Nursing. Minimum 5 years of full time clinical experience in relevant specialty/practice area required. Demonstrated ability to engage and build collaborative relationships with staff, physicians, patients and families, leaders, learners and external partners and facilitate group processes. Skilled in retrieval of evidence from a variety of credible sources. Demonstrated ability to lead evidence informed practice and the advancement of professional and program development to optimize quality and patient outcomes. Knowledge of program evaluation approaches and outcomes measurements. Strong interpersonal verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated creativity, flexibility, and initiative. Demonstrated ability to recognize complex problems and seek solutions. Demonstrated ability to partner with managers and leaders to implement change. Teaching skills in small and large group settings utilizing knowledge of adult learning principles. Computer literacy skills essential e.g. MS Office Suite.
Experience in Medicine Nursing. Demonstrated clinical leadership especially in the area of nursing specialty practice. Change management knowledge and experience e.g. PROSCI. Quality improvement methodology e.g. Alberta Improvement Way, green belt certificate.