Inova is seeking a Clinical Nurse Educator to support nursing clinical competence and professional development in the Pediatrics Hematology and Oncology unit. This unit also sees orthopedics and trauma pediatric patients.
This position will work with an engaged and high-functioning team of nurses on a 22-bed unit to ensure the highest quality of care is provided to our patient populations (birth to 21 years old). The Clinical Educator will also ensure appropriate administration of Children's Oncology Group protocols through nursing education on protocol requirements.
The Clinical Educator integrates theoretical knowledge, evidence-based principles, and clinical nursing expertise into educational experiences for both new employees and experienced staff. Implements Inova programs for staff to achieve patient care and outcome standards, such as core measures, magnet standards, and patient satisfaction. Utilizes system strategies and tools to assess competence of new nursing staff members, focusing on quality of care and patient safety goals. Shares responsibility for the quality and safety of patient care. Contributes to quality and safety initiatives across the organization. Seeks opportunities for departmental improvement. Consistently applies Lean thinking to departmental operations to enhance services. Demonstrates and orientation toward achievement and professional growth of self and others. Prepares annual self-development plan, sets professional goals, and seeks opportunities for achieving them. IND8 IND3
Internal Number: 37837BR
About Inova Health System
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.