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Nurse Residency Program Associate-LGMC Nurse Residency-Full Time

Lafayette General Health
Lafayette

Job Description

Nurse Residency Program Associate-LGMC Nurse Residency-Full Time (Job ID: 548)

Location: LGMC
Employment Status: Full Time

PURPOSE/DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

The Nurse Associate of the organizations Nurse Residency Program is responsible for assisting the Nurse Residency Manager with ongoing development and coordination of a program that will bridge the gap between undergraduate education and entry level into the professional practice of nursing at Lafayette General Health.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Functions in a leadership role to include coaching, mentoring, and developing nurse residents

Incorporates principles of adult learning in the planning , implementation, and evaluation of education programs

Evaluate preceptor outcomes and determine effectiveness of residents transition

Facilitate program data collection and outcomes tracking as appropriate

Recommends recruitment and retention strategies as it relates to nurse residents

Provides ongoing support for coordinator, nurse residents, nurse residency facilitators, and nurse preceptors

Coordinates post-Nurse Residency activities including follow-up surveys, meetings, and retention activities

Conducts and/or coordinates meetings and follow up with the new nurse as suggested by the evidence based practice to aid in retention and success

Evaluate preceptor outcomes and determine effectiveness of residents transition

Mentor and develop preceptors by offering ongoing learning workshops

Facilitate program data collection and outcomes tracking as appropriate

Incorporates principles of adult learning in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of education programs

Functions as a liaison between disciplines and departments in ensuring a smooth coordination of clinical entry programs, including facilitating meetings, identifying and responding to daily problems, and communicating and collaborating with many different members of the care team.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE:

Registered Nurse

Bachelor of Science in Nursing required. Masters preferred.

Minimum of 5 years post-licensure acute care nursing experience required.

Excellent written/oral communication, interpersonal, problem solving, and networking and skills required.

Experience in data collection, analysis, and outcomes tracking as appropriate

Instructional teaching experience both formal and informal

Experience in group dynamics, presentation, facilitation skills and human behavior

Experience in computer applications such as word, excel, PowerPoint, outlook and learning management systems.

EQUIPMENT OPERATED:

General office equipment

Computer

Diagnostic testing equipment

Various types of medical instruments & equipment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11- 25 pounds on a frequent basis

May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as walking about from patients rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas

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