Nov 19, 2021

Education Specialist, Cardiology, Full Time

  • Ardent Health Services
  • Tulsa, OK, USA

Job Description

Job Description

Who We Are

Hillcrest Medical Center, the flagship hospital of Hillcrest HealthCare System, is a 620-bed hospital among Oklahoma’s most widely respected and acclaimed hospitals, offering extraordinary care and a multitude of services in many areas including Oklahoma’s largest dedicated heart hospital.

After meeting our leadership team, you will learn how our Education department is powered by our purpose of caring for people – our employees, our patients, and one another. With plenty of experienced Education professionals and an integrated leadership team, we offer great learning opportunities to grow your career, while doing what you love most – caring for people. If you meet the minimum requirements below, enjoy work that is valued, has purpose and you want to join our team… please apply today.

What You’ll Do

The Education Specialist – Cardiology is responsible for the coordination and implementation of nursing clinical education programs and clinical competency maintenance for the OHI/Cardiovascular service line.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Collaborate with the director of nursing and nurse managers to meet department needs
  • Plan, organize, and execute the education and training programs for new and established employees
  • Coordinate the orientation of new and transferred employees
  • Prioritize pre and post course paperwork in an organized and timely manner
  • Maintain oversight for the maintenance of all service line nursing staff education records and competency documentation
  • Asses at regular intervals the staff education needs of the service line and initiate focused education as needed
  • Assist with statistical data on an ongoing basis for monthly or quarterly analysis as related to educational activities
  • Collaborate with the Education team on global hospital education initiatives as directed
  • Learn and teach concepts in an organized and meaningful manner
  • Keep abreast of trends and maintain competence in the area of expertise
  • Take initiative and work independently as well as collaborate with colleagues and peers

What You’ll Bring

  • BSN required, MSN preferred
  • Minimum of three years RN experience required; CVICU experience strongly preferred
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and communication skills. The ability to work with diverse constituencies and maintain diplomacy is critical.
  • An active listener who can synthesize information and facilitate conversations to achieve consensus will be successful in this role
  • The ability to develop timelines, manage multiple stakeholders, and execute on time is critical
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to working independently and collaboratively with various levels of the organization
  • Adaptable to a fast paced and quickly changing environment, able to prioritize and multi-task in order to meet critical deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills

What We Offer

  • Competitive pay
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k with Company match
  • Company paid basic life insurance and long term disability coverage
  • Generous paid time off, including an additional extended illness bank
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Advancement and career development opportunities