The dedicated staff, highly-skilled physicians and surgeons, and advanced technology combine to make working at Los Alamitos Medical Center a personally-rewarding work environment. Nursing staff often hold advanced degrees, are dedicated to caring for others in both their personal and professional lives, and work side-by-side with talented colleagues and medical staff. The hospital has an advanced bi-plane catheterization lab, robot-assisted surgery capabilities, an Orthopedic Destination Center, and the radiation oncology physician services are provided by UCLA Health. Outpatient services are provided in a colorful patient setting in our Total Care Pavilion and there will soon be nurse navigators to assist orthopedic and cancer patients. The hospitalï¿½s quality indicators reflect the hard work of physicians and staff. LAMC awards and distinctions include an A on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score, American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines Gold+ Performance Achievement Award for Heart Failure, American Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines Gold+ Performance Achievement Award for Stroke, American Stroke Association Target Stroke Honor Roll, and is a Joint Commission Advanced Primary Stroke Center. Los Alamitos Medical Center is a great place to work. There are more than 150 staff members who have been here over 20 years and the hospital has been in the community for nearly 50 years treating generations of families.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
Job Summary: Under the guidance of the Market Education Director, the Nursing Educator collaborates with facility/market nursing leadership and staff across departments to assess, plan, develop, implement, facilitate, evaluate and revise educational programming for all levels of nursing personnel and non-nursing personnel as indicated or requested. The educator acts as a key resource in the orientation and continuing education of nursing staff at Tenet Healthcare. The Nursing Educator implements a comprehensive education program for his/her assigned units while following and contributing to Tenet educational goals and vision. Educational programs typically include, but are not limited to orientation, continuing education and in-services. Other services may include, but are not limited to process, performance and service-delivery consultation and contributions to the organization through councils, committees and workgroups.
Responsibilities: Clinical Education ï¿½ Supports the educational needs for assigned units/clinics including classroom, clinical experiences and learning technologies. ï¿½ Implements Tenet comprehensive education programs to meet the orientation and ongoing competency needs and professional development needs of the nursing staff, with specific focus for his/her units/clinics, which supports the Tenet model of professional nursing practice. ï¿½ Ensures all program/ course revisions meet the Department of Nursing and regulatory expectations and standards. Adheres to national education practice standards and stays abreast of current research into nursing education practice. Programs are executed and revised based on adult learning principles, organizational and learning theory consistent with Tenet endorsed philosophy and direction. ï¿½ Provides consultation to enhance continuing education, professional development opportunities and mentorship opportunities. ï¿½ Delivers/coordinates other educational programs as directed (e.g., Grand Rounds, in-services, continuing education, job-specific and specialty curricula) to support competence and professional growth of Tenet nursing staff. ï¿½ Provides leadership to preceptors and serves as a role model through educational programs and ongoing coaching and mentoring. ï¿½ Serves as a facilitator to nurse residents and actively mentors and supports their growth in the profession and clinical practice. ï¿½ Participates in continuing education provider unit learning. Evaluates nursing education activities which qualify for continuing education credit. Participates in activities to keep abreast of the changes to market/facility policies/procedures of the provider unit, and the expectations of the educator role. ï¿½ Assists in development of clinical policies and procedures as requested. ï¿½ Provides guidance, resources and knowledge for professional growth of others. ï¿½ Mentors colleagues, other nurses, students and others as appropriate. ï¿½ Participates in quality performance improvement activities. ï¿½ Performs other duties as assigned/required.
Emergency Services Covers Services but not limited to: ï¿½ Trauma ï¿½ Security ï¿½ Respiratory ï¿½ EEG Accountable for the Projects, such as but not limited to: ï¿½ TNCC ï¿½ Behavioral Comps ï¿½ Trauma Programs (If a Trauma Coordinator is available, they handle all items related to trauma program) ï¿½ Annual competency requirements ï¿½ Security- Collaboration with De Escalation Training
Training & Experience:
Minimum Education: Bachelorï¿½s Degree in Nursing or Nursing Education or related specialty
Minimum Experience: 3 year nursing experience in an acute care ED setting preferred
Required Certification/Licensure: Current State Licenses & Certifications (ACLS, PALS and TNCC)
Job: Educators/Specialists/Advanced Practice
Primary Location: Los Alamitos, California
Facility: Los Alamitos Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005024365
About Los Alamitos Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.