• Unit Based Educator: Pediatric Intensive Care Unit- 32 hrs/week

    Job ID 2018-30023
    Area of Interest
    Nursing & Related-Non Contract
    Location Name
    Hospital Main Campus
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    0.8 FTE (64 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Regular
    Department
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
    Shift
    Day/Evening/Night Shift
  • Overview

    Seattle Children's Workforce

    The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect all the qualities that make each of us unique – race, gender, culture, lifestyles, physical and developmental challenges, ideas and beliefs. Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds and thoughts because this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Each of us is respectfully encouraged to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes diversity and inclusion at all levels.

     

    Our Values

    Compassion

    Excellence

    Integrity

    Collaboration

    Equity

    Innovation


    Employer Offerings

    To attract and retain the best workforce, we provide competitive salaries, great benefits and excellent professional development. Those are some of the reasons those are some of the reasons Becker’s Hospital Review listed us as one of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare. Some of our unique offers include the following:

    • Transportation Subsidies
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Vera Whole Health: Access to free health and wellness services at our near-site employee clinics.
    • Childcare Subsidy Program-provides eligible employees with financial assistance to supplement basic child care costs.
    • Care-Services: Back-up care for children and adult/senior care planning
    • Inclusion Networks: The Inclusion Network is Seattle Children's organizational resource group program. It is an interconnected community of Children's employees who are committed to the Inclusion Network mission and vision. Individual Networks include: Q Pod (LGBTQ) Network, Green Team (Sustainability) Network, Hola (Hispanic/Latino) Network, Indigenous Peoples Network, Parenting Network, Black and African Heritage Network

     

     

    Who Are We?

    • PICU is 32+beds and receives the highest acuity patients from all over Washington State, Alaska, Montana and Idaho
    • Nurses collaborate with more than 14 different medical & surgical specialty services including Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Solid organ transplant and Hematology/Oncology.
    • The first Pediatric ICU in a five-state region to receive the prestigious Beacon Award of Excellence

     

    This is what you will do:  Provide orientation, ongoing education and skills training for staff and travelers. Provide real time input on new staff’s clinical practice. Provide leadership through process improvement and supports program development, organizational mission, and goals. Applies the knowledge and skill necessary to provide appropriate interactions with staff, patients and families of all ages.

    Requirements

    Please note:  This position will require the Unit Based Educator to occasionally work evenings, nights and weekends to best meet the training and orientation needs of newly hired RNs into the PICU. 

     

     

    Required Education/Experience:
    - Graduate of accredited school of Nursing.
    - Bachelor's degree in Nursing is required 
    - Minimum of three (3) years of recent clinical RN experience in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
    - Experience with education, teaching, and organizing and providing new staff orientation.

    Required Credentials:
    - Current Washington State RN License.
    - At time of hire: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers is required for all positions and must be maintained at all times. Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will be accepted in lieu of BLS for Healthcare Providers.
    - Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) CPR is required within 3 months of employment: PALS is to be maintained at all times.
    - National certification in pediatric critical care nursing (CCRN) is required within 3 years for positions within ICU departments (must be kept current once received).

    - National certification in Nursing Professional Development is required within 3 years.  
    - As per the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), for RN's performing moderately complex point of care testing, a copy of a diploma or transcript of the highest level of academic achievement to be on record with Human Resources upon hire. For personnel trained outside of the U.S., records of diploma/transcript must provide documented equivalency evaluation by a foreign credentialing agency.

    Preferred:
    - Five (5) years experience in related discipline.
    - Management or charge nurse experience.
    - Education and training experience.
    - Ability to network on a local and national level with other care providers.
    - National certification in Nursing Staff Development.

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