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Learning Specialist

Company: Orlando Health
Location: Orlando
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary
Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies
Located on the downtown Orlando campus, Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies opened in 2006, providing programs and services focused on the unique needs of women and newborns. Specialized care covers all facets of women's health, from comprehensive gynecological services and minimally invasive surgeries to obstetrics and high-risk pregnancies and births. The hospital is "Magnet" recognized for nursing excellence and high-quality patient care and is certified in perinatal care by The Joint Commission. Welcoming nearly 14,000 babies each year, the hospital's 350 beds include 142 neonatal intensive care beds, making it one of the largest neonatal intensive care units under one roof in the country. As a sister hospital with Orlando Health Arnold Palmer for Children, the hospital was included in the 2021-22 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings by U.S. News & World Report, recognized for expertise in Neonatology, and, together with Orlando Health ORMC, was included in the IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals - list for 2021.
Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies Learning Specialist Team is seeking for Learning Specialist I with two years experience.
This is a Full Time position, Shift Varies.
The Learning Specialist provides general and specialty specific education to prepare team members to be safe, efficient and competent.
Essential Functions
--- Enhances clinical competence of team members by utilizing an Education Action Plan and annual Needs Assessment.
--- Develops and coordinates the orientation process for assigned areas, meets with orientees, preceptors and members of the nursing leadership team as needed.
--- Actively participates in quality and safety initiatives to ensure team members are improving practice so quality and safety standards are met.
--- Collaborates with Corporate Education to assess ongoing competence of clinical team members.
--- Plans, develops, coordinates and evaluates unit specific programs to maintain or increase the skill and knowledge of team members.
--- Ensures adult learning principles are integrated into all programs.
--- Facilitates and supports team member involvement in professional and organizational activities.
--- Maintains proficiency in assigned role by participating in direct nursing practice.
--- Demonstrates professional accountability by involvement in educational or health related professional organizations.
--- Provides input for the clinical evaluation of team members.
--- Participates in the selection, evaluation and hiring of potential team members.
--- Facilitates professional development of team members through utilization of educational courses.
--- Assesses and provides education to maintain ongoing knowledge and compliance of organizational, regulatory policies and
--- Utilizes evidenced based, quality clinical nursing practice consistent with nursing research, organizational and national practice
--- Effectively expresses ideas in verbal and written communication to team members and groups.
--- Embraces, communicates and promotes change.
--- Completes Sunrise documentation intermediate class and maintains competency in EMR systems including Sunrise documentation.
--- Participates in formal education presentations, e.g. core specialty courses, corporate-sponsored education programs, or guest
lecturing for academic courses.
--- Presents at a local, state, regional or national conference.
--- Develops test questions for Annual Clinical Review (ACR) online testing database, utilizing test construction principles and assembles unit specific ACR test.
--- Facilitates and participates in the skills portion of the ACR.
--- Serves as a preceptor for the Learning Specialist I roles.
--- Participates in unit-specific, site-specific, or corporate committees and/or educational initiatives that influence organizational
--- Participates in professional development opportunities that increase his/her effectiveness in the role.
--- Creates opportunities to develop critical thinking and critical reasoning skills for all team members.
--- Provides development programs for preceptor growth.
--- Utilizes critical thinking and knowledge assessments to plan orientation.
--- Demonstrates knowledge of the research process; interprets and uses evidence based practice guidelines in addressing learning
--- Collaborates with student coordinator for student placement and communicates with nursing instructor regarding student
--- Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
--- Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.
Graduate from an approved school of nursing with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.
--- Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Florida required.
--- National specialty certification in area of practice must be obtained within two (2) years of hire, except in cases where there is no
certification available.
--- Basic life support, advanced life support, pediatric advanced life support, neonatal resuscitation program certification as required
by department or unit.
Two (2) years of acute care hospital experience required.

Keywords: Orlando Health, Orlando , Learning Specialist, Other , Orlando, Florida

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