Clinical Mentor oversees new nurse on-boarding in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and provides coaching and support for both preceptor and preceptee. Additionally, the Clinical Mentor provides coaching and oversight for new graduate nurses during first year of practice in the Nurse Residency Transition into Practice Program. As a member of the campus Professional Practice Team, the Clinical Mentor also supports relevant campus professional development activities.
The Clinical Mentor orients, mentors, educates, and develops new graduate, novice, advanced beginner, and experienced nursing staff to ensure knowledge integration, skills obtainment, and competency development to be able to deliver high-quality nursing care throughout the system while providing high levels of support to insure a smooth transition into professional practice. Creates a supportive learning environment for all clinical staff, especially novice and advanced beginner nurses by actively mentoring self-development activities to develop and support experiential learning and the development of clinical expertise allowing staff to deliver high-quality nursing care by promoting evidence-based practice and using the nursing professional practice model. Assists in the designs, coordinates delivery, and assists in the presentation of educational programs to promote career progression for nurses at all experience levels. Serves as the primary contact for development and coordination of unit-based preceptors and is responsible for coordination of continued development and mentoring employees in the preceptor role. Integrates new knowledge, develops new skills and increases critical thinking application as individual nurses advance in the development of their clinical experiences to meet the clinical and social adjustment needs of complex patient populations. Contributes to quality and safety initiatives across the organization to consistently apply process improvement techniques to improve care delivery practices. IND1
Internal Number: 47885BR
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Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.