• 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
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
    Day/Evening/Night Shift
  • Overview

    Hope is in Your Hands

    This is a phenomenal opportunity to join a first-class teaching, research and specialty care center dedicated to providing hope for the many children we are privileged to serve. As a Unit Based Clinical Educator for the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, you will experience a compassionate, inclusive environment where you can grow your career and learn something new every day. We are one of the Northwest’s only pediatric hospitals to be awarded a Magnet designation and one of the Top 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review.  Our PICU was granted the Beacon Award for Excellence in 2015 from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. For nurses, the Beacon award signifies a positive and supportive work environment with greater collaboration between colleagues and leaders, higher morale and lower turnover. Join us in making miracles happen every single day.


    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


    Making Miracles a Reality

    Since 1907, we have remained committed to our mission to provide hope, care and cures to the children we treat, so they can live their healthiest and most fulfilled lives. Ranked one of the best children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, we aspire to be global leaders in pediatric care. Through evidence-based practice, groundbreaking research and cutting-edge treatments, we are proud to be the preeminent referral choice for children's care throughout our region.


    Benefits Include:


    • Relocation Assistance
    • Competitive Salaries
    • Comprehensive Medical & Dental Insurance Plans
    • Employee Health & Wellness Clinic
    • Tuition Reimbursement & continuing education
    • Generous Paid Time Off
    • Day-Care Center
    • Retirement Savings

    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.


    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.

    - 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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