Back to Search New Search

Staff Development Nurse Labor Delivery/HROB

Methodist Health System Omaha, NE

Job Description

  • Purpose of Job
    • Accountable for the delivery of quality care to patients and families according to the individualized needs of the patient.
    • The MHS SDN/Educator is responsible for organizing and coordinating new employee orientation, providing staff with evidence based unit specific education, collaboration across the health system to ensure annual and ongoing skills and competencies are met.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing required.
      • Successful completion of annual mandatory education requirements.
      • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.
      • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) preferred.

    • Experience
      • Three to five years experience

    • License/Certifications
      • Current valid Nebraska RN License, valid compact multistate license to work in Nebraska, or a temporary permit while awaiting licensure required.
      • Maintain current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required.
      • Certification(s) in areas of specialty preferred.
        • From National Certification Corporation (NCC) within 1 year of eligibility.
      • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) required.
      • Neonatal Nursing Certification (RNC.NIC) preferred.
      • Electronic Fetal Monitoring (C.EFM) preferred.
      • Maternal Newborn Nursing (RNC.MNN) preferred.
      • Inpatient Obstetric Nursing (RNC.OB) preferred.
      • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred.

    • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
      • Knowledge of databases preferred.
        • Not applicable for this position.
      • Computer knowledge with abilities in word processing required.
      • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate and interact with patients, family members, hospital personnel, and co-workers.
      • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work assignments.
      • Ability to learn, retain and utilize computer skills that are required for department and hospital or clinic information system.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Weight Demands
      • Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.

    • Physical Activity
      • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
        • Climbing
        • Crawling
        • Kneeling
        • Sitting
      • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
        • Balancing
        • Carrying
        • Crouching
        • Distinguish colors
        • Keyboarding/typing
        • Lifting
        • Pulling/Pushing
        • Repetitive Motions
        • Stooping/bending
        • Twisting
      • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
        • Fingering/Touching
        • Grasping
        • Hearing
        • Reaching
        • Seeing/Visual
        • Speaking/talking
        • Standing
        • Walking

    • Job Hazards
      • Not Related:
        • Electrical Shock/Static
        • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
      • Rare (1-33%): - Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
      • Occasionally (34%-66%):
        • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
        • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
        • Explosives (pressurized gas)
        • Hazardous Drugs (exposure risks, personal protective equipment required)
      • Frequent (67%-100%):
        • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
        • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) Blood or Body Fluid (BBF)
        • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Essential Functions I

      • Provides guidance to individual staff members to define and integrate Best Care practice models for designated patient populations throughout the continuum of care. (Consultation and Resources, Professional Model of Care)
        • Mentor staff in developing/reviewing/and individualizing the plan of care to address the patients' nursing care needs for optimum patient care outcomes.
        • Uses current knowledge in nursing practice based on standards and research literature to assist staff in establishing appropriate plan of care.
        • Uses current nurse sensitive quality indicators and unit-specific PI data to demonstrate measurable outcomes.

      • Facilitates individual's integration of theory, research, and critical thinking in the care planning for their defined patient assignment. (Nurses as Teachers)
        • Facilitates use of evidence-based practice in patient care and delivery of care.
        • Participates in continuing education and remains current on issues related to process.
        • Promotes critical thinking and research to enhance professional daily practice.

      • Establish an ongoing learning assessment instrument, in conjunction with the management team, to identify and plan appropriate staff development programs. (Quality Improvement, Professional Development)
        • Assist in the development of action plans to develop staff and improve the quality of care.
        • Collaborates with team of professionals (Staff Development Nurse, Clinical Nurse and/or Service Leader) to conduct annual educational needs assessment, analysis of performance improvement data; and assist in the development of actions to improve patient outcomes.

      • Serves as role model for unit staff through expert knowledge and application of nursing process and critical thinking skills. (Quality of Care, Image of Nursing)
        • Acts as a change agent to improve outcomes and promote professional growth by facilitating/coordinating the initiation of, adoption of, and adaptation to change.
        • Assess daily routines of staff to promote patient safety activities.
        • Assess staff documentation to identify items affecting PI indicators.

      • Support unit staff in the planning of the patient's care, and demonstrate prioritizing patient problems according to the impact upon patient's health status. (Autonomy)
        • Facilitate staff in prioritizing time management activities to accomplish responsibilities in appropriate and necessary period.
        • Assists staff in identifying processes that promote high quality, cost-effective patient care.
        • Provide education to staff for specific learning needs on an individual or group basis.

      • Orientation of new staff to unit or process.
        • Team of professionals (Staff Development Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)/Continuing Nurse Education (CNE), Learning Center and/or Service Leader) partner to facilitate competency development in critical thinking, communication and technical skills.
        • Assist new employees in skill building.
        • Coordination of orientation maps in partnership with Service Leader, Preceptor and Learning Center.

      • Demonstrates ability to individualize patient care in the age-specific population being served.
        • Demonstrate ability to identify opportunities for, and give individual customer service/patient care, according to customer/patient needs.

    • Essential Functions II

      • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

      • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Behavior and company policies/procedures.

      • Other duties as assigned.

Job Details

Date Posted September 13, 2017
Date Closes November 12, 2017
Requisition 6754
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Methodist Women's Hospital
Department Women's Hospital Outreach
Hours 7a-3p, 40 hours per week
SOC Category 00-0000.00