Heart Center Education Reource Specialist -Congenital Heart Educator (Children’s)

Memorial Hermann Health System
Published
November 7, 2021
Location
Houston, TX
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Description

At Memorial Hermann, we're about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.

Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.

Job Summary
Position responsible for developing, providing, and coordinating direct staff education, indirect patient education, orientation training, and development of curriculum and individual learning plans and monitoring staff.

Job Description

Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital is currently seeking an experienced Pediatric CVICU nurse to lead the pediatric congenital heart program as a Nurse Educator. Located in the Texas Medical Center, Children's Heart Center at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital has been ranked among the elite for congenital heart surgery and programs in the United States and Canada earning a three-star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for its patient care and outcomes.

Memorial Hermann has been known for groundbreaking discoveries and advancing heart and vascular professions since 1927. Bring your skills and expertise to a health system that is at the heart of innovation.

Minimum 3 years of Pedi Cardiovascular experience

Experience with Pedi Congenital Heart Programs, preferred

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelors Degree preferred

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Current State of Texas license/permit to practice professional nursing
  • Completion of Basic Life Support
  • Other certification based upon specific nursing unit requirements

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • At least five (5) years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse
  • Viewed as a "leader" in current specialty
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Serves as an educational resource at the service level and for core hospital activities. Assesses, plans, develops, coordinates, implements and evaluates educational needs that are appropriate to target population.
  • Develops curriculum for identified learning needs. Facilitates and coordinates individual learning plans.
  • Promotes team approach to healthcare delivery. Facilitates effective patient education at the service level. Evaluates effectiveness of patient education.
  • Develops and maintains new employee orientation program. Acts as clinical resource for staff. Communicates effectively with all levels of the healthcare team.
  • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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