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. Working here means more than having a job; it means being part of a community where each and every member of our team is recognized and appreciated.
Salary: $35.473- $48.630 per hour
Summary: The Education Coordinator role is a program-based position, reporting to the Administrative Program Director. The Education Coordinator will model, promote, facilitate, and evaluate a best practice approach to patient care that is client-centered and evidence-based. The Education Coordinator will function as an educator and mentor for members of the department/program and as a consultant to the Health Centre.
§ Promote a progressive, learning environment
§ Develop and implement short-term and long-term strategic education plans that support organizational and program objectives
§ Identify and incorporate best practice through assessment and evaluation of clinical trends and research
§ Identify learning needs of staff via regular and ongoing needs assessments
§ Assess, plan, develop, deliver, and evaluate educational programs, by applying the principles of adult education
§ Incorporate innovative team approaches to the learning environment
§ Provide mentorship and support to enhance individual and team functioning
§ Foster a culture of professionalism and accountability
§ Address the learning needs and practice issues of staff by creating an environment in which key participants are involved and enabled to achieve change.
§ Support staff by acting as a clinical resource
§ Facilitate the development of the preceptor/preceptee relationship
§ Provide advice on clinical and professional practice issues, education program development and evaluation, and development of patient education resources
§ Assist in the development of learning goals at the individual and organizational level
§ Evaluate documentation standards at the individual and department level, and provide feedback and counseling where appropriate
- Registration in good standing, registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
- Baccalaureate Degree required. Master's degree in Nursing or Education required or in progress
- Nephrology certificate or C Neph (C) required.
- A minimum of 4 years experience as a clinical nurse in a haemodialysis out-patient setting. Experience with peritoneal dialysis, chronic kidney disease management and transplant an advantage.
- Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based standards of practice (e.g., KDOQI and CSN guidelines for care of the renal patient)
- Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and revise policies, procedures, guidelines, standards of practice and medical directives
- Adult teaching experience and/or adult educational courses required.
- Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication skills
- Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills
- Must be self-directed and able to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
- Ability to incorporate research and evidence-based practice
- Strong computer/word processing skills