• Unit Based Educator - PICU

    Job ID 2019-31156
    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
    Primary Location : City
    Primary Location : State/Province
  • Overview

    Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE




    Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.

    In 2019, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation's best children's hospitals – for the 27th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.

    As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America’s best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community.


    As a Unit Based Educator, you will 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 support program development, organizational mission, and goals. Apply the knowledge and skill necessary to provide appropriate interactions with staff, patients and families of all ages.

    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
    • Generous relocation packages available 
    • 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


    More about our Beacon-awarded PICU:

    • 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


    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.





    Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


    The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.


    Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.


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