Clinical Educator - Children's Emergency Department
London Health Sciences Centre
London, ON
Posting Period
Open: October 21, 2019

Deadline: November 4, 2019

This position is covered by a collective agreement.

Department Name
Nursing Professional, Scholarly Practice – Children’s Emergency Department

Victoria Hospital

An exciting opportunity exists for a creative, energetic individual with excellent communication and teaching ability in the role of Clinical Educator in Nursing Professional, Scholarly Practice with the assignment in the Children’s Emergency Department. Drawing on solid clinical experience and foundational knowledge in the specialty of Children’s Emergency Care, the Educator will work in partnership with various members of the leadership team across the program to promote excellence in this patient care area. The primary focus of this position will be the provision of educational support to all staff members in the Children’s Emergency Department, key responsibilities of this role include: plan, facilitate, and evaluate the orientation program and support integration of new staff members to the team. The incumbent will also plan, facilitate and evaluate ongoing learning opportunities to meet the orientation and ongoing educational needs of staff members across LHSC (eg. Central Nursing Orientation and other corporative initiatives) and the career span; identify ongoing learning needs and facilitate professional development in interdisciplinary staff; and provide leadership to the program in educational initiatives.

Rate of Pay: $34.55 per hour - $49.84 per hour

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week

Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Master's of Science in Nursing (MScN), or Masters of Nursing (MN) or related field required; will consider applicants who are currently enrolled and working towards this Master's program
Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers course: BLS-HCP(C)
Current Paediatric Advanced Life Support certification
Current Neonatal Resuscitation Provider certificate
Current Certificate in ECG Interpretation and demonstrated competency in ECG interpretation
Minimum four years recent Children’s clinical experience or clinical teaching experience
Minimum two years recent experience working Children's Emergency department nursing
Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support certification: ACLS preferred
Previous experience teaching Children’s Emergency nursing preferred
Demonstrated proficiency in computer and keyboarding skills (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel, Groupwise, and the Internet)
Demonstrated proficient knowledge in Adult Education theories
Demonstrated ability to evaluate ongoing learning opportunities to meet the educational needs of staff members across their career span
Demonstrated ability to organize/implement corporate, central nursing orientation, department and program specific orientation, and delegated corporate initiatives
Experience with professional practice and educational program development tools
Effective presentation skills; experience in e-learning preferred
Proven coaching skills, evaluating the development of staff and providing appropriate feedback
Strong project management and analytical skills
Demonstrated ability to facilitate learner developmentand socialization and the ability to use assessment and evaluation strategies effectively
Ability to participate in curriculum Design and Evaluation of Program outcomes
Demonstrated ability to function as a change Agent and Leader
Demonstrated ongoing commitment to pursue Continuous Quality Improvement
Demonstrated ability to engage effectively in scholarship
Demonstrated strong leadership, interpersonal skills, team building and conflict management skills with individuals as well as program teams/groups
Effective communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to network effectively with other disciplines
Highly developed critical thinking skills and ability to conceptualize and analyze problems
Demonstrated excellent problem solving and organization skills
Demonstrated planning and evaluation skills
Recognition, understanding and emotional intelligence and learning agility, particularly emotional self awareness, assertiveness, optimism, stress tolerance and empathy, demonstrated in a variety of situations
Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Demonstrated ability to relate easily to a variety of people from various backgrounds
Demonstrated understanding and ability to manage the complexities of change and transition
Demonstrated behaviors supporting our Core Values of Compassion, Teamwork, Curiosity, and Accountability
Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the principles of patient and family centred care
Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to patient and staff safety
Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

Immunization Requirements:
Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/ Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis.
Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step)
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We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC encourages applications from persons with disabilities and we are committed to providing accommodations upon request.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory Police Information Check (original document) completed in the last 3 months.

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