Cedars-Sinai Education Program Coordinator - Nursing Institute in Los Angeles, California

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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Nursing Institute has an exciting opportunity for an Education Program Coordinator.

The Department of Nursing Institute provides Nursing Research and Development at Cedars-Sinai to promote high quality patient care by assuring competent, and appropriate nursing care throughout the Medical Center. The department promotes nursing research, contributing to the improvement of the delivery of health care services in the Medical Center, the community, and the nation. You will take a leadership role in the development, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs/projects for patients, personnel, and the community. Collecting and documenting data to meet clinical, financial, and regulatory requirements. Serves as a patient advocate throughout the patient care process. The Educator will ensure Medical Center staff maintains competency skills in area of responsibility. The Education Program Coordinator works on a peer level with Clinical Nurse Specialist and Service Line Managers as well as provides education that is consistent with Nursing Standards of Care/Practice, the Plan for Provision of Nursing Care, the Plan for Provision of Patient Care, CSMC Code of Conduct, and Performance Improvement Plan, the Patient Education Plan and professional organization standards.

The Education Program Coordinator is responsible to ensure staff maintains competency skills in areas of responsibility including the ability to interact with people of diverse cultural backgrounds and identify the ability of the adolescent, adult and geriatric patient to follow direction/instructions and give consent. Can identify safety concerns and institute measures to provide a safe environment; and provide appropriate assessment, intervention and evaluation to patients with consideration of developmental milestones in the adolescent, adult and geriatric population.

Educational Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Nursing required

License Requirements:

  • Current and active California Registered Nurse License. Current BLS and ACLS for healthcare providers through the American Heart Association.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal communication, with persons of various cultural and educational backgrounds.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of case management, experience in data management

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to effectively coordinate all aspects of patient care.

Experience Required:

  • Experience as a clinical instructor or able to meet qualifications

  • BLS Instructor

  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years years or more work experience in Critical Care as well as five (5) years or more teaching experience.

  • Ability to be an active, participatory member of the interdisciplinary team, ability to be available 24 hrs/day when scheduled for on-call activities.

  • Full command of the English language, both verbal and written.

  • Abilities and competencies to be a CS-Link instructor and clinical instructor with affiliating school programs.

Physical Demands:

•Full body motion

•Full sensory response (vision, speech, hearing, smell, touch)

•Manual finger dexterity and fine motor skills with eye-hand coordination

•Frequent standing, walking, twisting (trunk, neck), bending (waist), flexing/extending/stretching (extremities and trunk)

•Occasional sitting, gripping/grasping, reaching below shoulder level, reaching above shoulder level, kneeling, squatting

•Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, push/pull at least 100 pounds and carry up to 25 pounds

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.