The Stollery Children’s Hospital is the primary acute care center for children in the Edmonton area and the referral center for the Western Canadian Heart Network, receiving approximately 450 children/year post open heart surgery, making it the second busiest congenital heart surgery program in Canada. It is the ECMO/VAD referral site for most of Western Canada. The Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (PCICU) at the Stollery Children’s Hospital is dedicated to providing state- of- the –art care to critically ill children up to 18 years of age. Since it opened in 2001, the Stollery has become a specialized site with expertise and programs to ensure children requiring inpatient services receive the best possible care. Highly skilled child health professionals from around the world have made the Stollery a well- recognized center for specialized pediatric services The Clinical Nurse Educator reports to the Professional Practice Lead in PCICU to support nursing staff and education. The CNE uses principles of adult learning and assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents education and development needs of staff. The incumbent facilitates, coordinates and supports the implementation of educational initiatives for orientation, mandatory education and in-servicing/continuing education. Other duties include promoting the clinical competence of staff through changes in policy, procedures, protocols, and technology.
As an Instructor, you will be an expert practitioner and key educator. You will take a leadership role in the planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of education for nursing staff including orientation, compulsory and continuing education, and clinical development. You will collaborate with management and internal partners to promote standards of clinical, educational and evidence informed practice. You will play a key role in providing safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.
Classification: Instructor (2022.75) EDM
Union: United Nurses of Alberta
Department: PCICU Academic Stollery
Primary Location: Stollery Children's Hospital
Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
Posting End Date: 07-DEC-2020
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Date Available: 17-DEC-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $40.34
Maximum Salary: $54.11
Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Completion of an accredited nursing education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).
Additional Required Qualifications:
Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing required, equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Minimum 3 years’ experience working in Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care is required. Ability to work independently and effectively in a multidisciplinary setting. Excellent collaboration, communication, interpersonal, organizational and problem solving skills and abilities. Candidates must be highly motivated, self-directed and able to provide floor support.
Experience developing education materials for both staff and patients is preferred. Experience teaching and facilitating small and large groups is an asset. Experience with in-service and program development, implementation and evaluation is an asset.