DATE POSTED: December 19, 2019 * Amended 12/20/2019
JOB STATUS: Permanent/Full-time
SALARY: $8457.00/month (SR22B)
JOB LOCATION: Kauai Region (KVMH & SMMH)
EDUCATION LEVEL: 2-Year level
This position is located in the Education Department of the Kauai Region, which includes Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital (KVMH), Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (SMMH), the Clinics at Waimea – Port Allan – Kalaheo – Poipu – Kapaa, and Urgent Care. This position is a regional position serving all facilities within the region and therefore will require travel to all the facilities as needed.
The Education Department develops and initiates orientation programs (including EMR) for new personnel; coordinates, develops, and implements educational programs for on-the-job training and continuing education for all hospital personnel. This position is responsible for ensuring that the age-appropriate healthcare needs of the adult, geriatric, pediatric and newborn population are provided by either coordinating directly, or in-servicing employees as mandated by all State and Federal Regulations, the Joint Commission, and other accrediting bodies.
Under the direction of the Regional Education Nurse Manager, position assists with the planning, development, training, evaluation and coordination of in-service education for hospital/clinic staff, agency, and volunteers. Position may be subject to rotating shifts, weekends and floats to other units to assist or take assignments in direct patient services, as needed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements. Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience are credited based on a 40-hour workweek.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. Graduate from a nursing program with a bachelor’s of science in nursing from an accredited school of nursing is highly desirable.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: One and one-half years (1 1/2) of professional nursing experience where applicant independently provided nursing care to patients in a clinic, hospital or institution.
Supervisory Aptitude: must have demonstration possession of supervisory aptitude or potential for the performance of supervisory duties through successful completion of regular or special assignments which involve some supervisory responsibilities or aspects; by serving as a group or team leader; or in similar work in which opportunities for demonstrating supervisory or administrative capabilities exist; by completion of training courses in supervision accompanied by application of supervisory skills in work assignments; or by favorable appraisals by a supervisor indicating the possession of supervisory potential.
Licensure: Current license to practice as a registered professional nurse in the State of Hawaii.
Certifications: Possess Basic Life Support (BLS) certification upon hire. Pediatric Life Support (PALS), Pediatric Emergency Assessment Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and/or other certification classes preferred.
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