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RN Clinical Education Coordinator

Company: Willamette Valley Medical Center
Location: Mcminnville
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Who We Are:
People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Willamette Valley Medical Center is a 60-bed acute-care, full-service facility, fully accredited by The Joint Commission and certified as an accredited Chest Pain Center by ACC Accreditation Services, the accrediting arm of the American College of Cardiology. We also provide a host of other services including the Joint Replacement Institute, a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient Surgical Services, a Family Birthing Center, Endoscopy, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Cardio Pulmonary Services, Therapy Services, and Oncology services through H.R. Hoover MD Cancer Center.
Where We Are:
McMinnville, Oregon is located amid the rolling vineyards of the Willamette Valley, midway between Portland and the coast in Yamhill County. In addition to the natural beauty and historic charm, McMinnville is a city where you can experience award-winning restaurants, a world-class aviation museum, unique art galleries, beautiful public parks, and fun-filled community events. We invite you to explore our community through these local sites.
Why Choose Us:
- Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
- Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
- Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance
- Tuition Reimbursement and Loan Assistance for qualified applicants
- And much more---
Minimum Qualifications -

  • Current Oregon licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • Has a baccalaureate degree preferred
  • Strong clinical background required; previous experience as a nurse educator in the acute care setting preferred.
  • Additional training and education in adult learning theory and principles of education.
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office; knowledge of HealthStream preferred
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements: JCAHO, OSHA, HCFA, ORS, CDC, etc.

    Reports to: Manager of Workforce Development and Education
    Essential Job Functions:

    • The RN Clinical Education Coordinator is accountable for education that supports the provision and quality of nursing services at the facility level.
    • This includes strategically planning for education to ensure a balance of optimal and efficient patient care; staff, patients, and physician satisfaction; and cooperative partnerships with other organizational departments and professional groups.
    • Develops, coordinates, and evaluates an effective house-wide employee education program in conjunction with nurse leaders.
    • Utilizes theories and principles of change theory, research, and evidence-based practice to enhance the quality of clinical care across the care continuum.
    • With a constant focus on patient-centeredness and staff and patient safety, the RN Clinical Education Coordinator supports standards and systems for care delivery for their facility.
    • Guides and assists staff, leaders and physicians with policy and procedure development.
    • Constructively manages change and promotes a team-based approach.
    • Advances knowledge and skills through continuing education.

      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

      • Demonstrate sound judgment, patience and maintain a professional demeanor at all times
      • Ability to work in a busy and stressful environment
      • Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize
      • Strong computer skills
      • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
      • Creativity, problem analysis and decision making
      • Ability to work varied shifts


Keywords: Willamette Valley Medical Center, Portland , RN Clinical Education Coordinator, Education / Teaching , Mcminnville, Oregon

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