This position delivers education and provides individualized direct patient and family education. Works in coordination with staff to select and deliver current patient education materials based on identified needs. Provides community and staff education in their specialty area. Acts as subject matter expert for patients and staff. All activities are effectively designed and implemented using the organization's framework for professional nursing practice and development, and the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice for Nursing Professional Development.
About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. We have a strong patient to nurse ratio, a culture of Shared Leadership, and are proud members of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.
Full time, 32/hours a week. Days, 8 hour shifts with some flexibility in schedule
*Certified Diabetic Educator and passion for education highly preferred
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
NOTE: The essential functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT FACTORS
DP - Typical Direct Patient Care environment: (Nutrition Rep, Chaplain, RN)
Current RN licensure in state of practice. Current BLS certification. Additional certifications and prerequisite education may be required depending on practice area and job assignment.
Two years of recent clinical experience in practice area. Requires a strong knowledge base in specialty area and skill in verbal and written communication, creative thinking, prioritizing and flexible problem solving.
Requires ability to apply adult learning principles.
BSN preferred. One year of adult/patient education experience preferred.