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    Summary

    This position is to provide orientation and develop nursing personnel as well as direct, implement and evaluate the nursing education programs on the Women's Health Unit (Labor and Delivery, and Postpartum) and Pediatric Unit. This position reports to Supervisory Nurse Educator. This position is located at Indian Health Service (IHS), Navajo Area Indian Health Service (NAIHS), Gallup Indian Medical Center (GIMC), Women's Health Unit (WHU), Gallup, NM.

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    Responsibilities

    • Identifies, evaluates and implements instructional material in all types of media and formats to meet the needs of the nursing staff.
    • Develops curriculum for the identified programs based on standards of care, evidence-based practice, and educational needs of the participants. Maintains records and/or reports of educational activities to ensure compliance with nursing standards of care and accrediting agency requirements.
    • Promotes professional development and competency through specialized training and certification programs with administrative assistance.
    • Coordinates orientation for new staff, working closely with the departments to ensure proper orientation is completed. Develops, organizes, and evaluates initial and on-going competency training.
    • Operates various types of medical equipment, computers, and audio-visual equipment.
    • Participates in committees, task forces and projects assigned by the supervisor.
    • Maintains and prepares reports regarding employee education via Health Stream, presents these reports and other staff development reports monthly
    • Promotes and actively participates in Service Unit and departmental improvement activities.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/555133200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.