Sinai Health System Level 1 Trauma Center, is a Chicago-based not-for-profit organization comprised of seven member organizations: Mount Sinai Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, Sinai Children's Hospital, Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, Sinai Medical Group, Sinai Community Institute and Sinai Urban Health Institute. The system has over 800 physicians on its hospital medical staffs, 695 licensed beds, 100,000+ annual emergency department patient visits and eight physician residency training programs.
A Clinical Educator Wounds is a Registered Nurse specializing in Wounds, Ostomy and Continence Nursing/Enterostomal therapy. The Clinical Educator - Wounds provides specialized care for people with select disorders of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary and integumentary systems and functions as a resource and consultant on matters involving Wound, Ostomy and Continence/Enterostomal therapy.
Maintains documents and records in compliance with departmental, organizational and external agency requirements (i.e., in-service attendance, competency records/ skills checklists, etc.)
Maintains confidentiality of records and makes them available only to authorized individuals.
Serves as a resource regarding educational issues to Nursing/Hospital Departments throughout Sinai Health System.
Functions as a clinical mentor by establishing relationships which serve to guide, orient, coach and demonstrate expertise for the purpose of advancing practice in wound and ostomy management.
Maintains current clinical/educational knowledge and skills through attendance at conferences, seminars and workshops.
Conducts periodic "needs assessments" and develops educational programs to meet identified needs based upon assessment outcomes.
Participates in and uses evidence-based research to identify strategies for improving professional development opportunities, activities, nursing practice and patient outcomes.
Functions as a consultant in the prevention and management of pressure/vascular ulcers and surgical wounds.
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
ADN required, BSN preferred.
3 to 5 years of clinical experience.
Currently working in a clinical capacity.
Ability to function in a clinical leadership or charge nurse capacity.
New hire and New Graduate Preceptor experience.
Experienced leadership in the management of complex changing patient conditions.
Current licensure in the State of Illinois as a Registered Nurse.
CPR certification is required.
ACLS certification is recommended.
Certification in specialty areas desirable.