To plan, develop, implement, and evaluate Ambulatory Care Services nursing education programs and staff orientation programs, in-service education, and staff development. To assist educational needs of the Ambulatory Care Services nursing staff/ educators and to advise the ACS nursing leadership of educational goals and objectives to provide high quality patient care in compliance with all department policies. Maintain current knowledge of Joint Commission Standards, Ambulatory Care Services (ACS) standards and all state and federal regulations.
Design, implement, and evaluate programs for orientation, in-service education, and staff development of nursing staff in the Ambulatory Care Services arena.
Advise ACS Nursing Leadership in the establishment of priorities for education programs regarding ACS nursing practice
Develop and apply methodologies of assessing the education needs of nursing staff and staff employees
Provide consultation to nursing staff and management on educational theories of problem-solving
Design and implement education programs to meet accreditation and practices standards
Participate in the formal and informal instruction of ACS educators, nursing staff , staff employees, and students
Develop the maintain systems to document the results of educations programs
Design and participate in the production of self-instruction and multi-media education programs
Participate in the coordination, review and evaluation of the work of the ACS Education Nurse Coordinators (ENCs)
Design and conduct research activities related to nursing education
To assist the ACS Nursing Leadership in planning the educational needs of the department, clinics/ units as it relates to the provision of patient care.
To provide leadership in the practice of nursing education, emphasizing quality patient care, service, education and research consistent with the Michigan Medicine mission and goal statements.
Reports directly to the Ambulatory Care Services, Associate Chief Nursing Officer (ACNO) and establishes a collaborative/consultative relationship with other health professionals and administrative personnel throughout Michigan Medicine.
Administrative and functional supervision is exercised over nursing education and support staff as delegated by the ACS ACNO.
Creates creative education sessions using adult learning methods, integrating team building for all skill level of staff
Quality assurance and research:
Participate in planning, coordinating and evaluating unit quality improvement activities.
Promote the integration of research findings into clinical practice by unit nursing staff.
Promote staff involvement in clinical research, as applicable.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan.
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing OR Master’s degree in Nursing
Minimum 3 years of recent (within the last 5 years) RN experience in an ambulatory care setting in an academic medical center
Previous supervisor or RN educator experience in a healthcare setting is highly desired
As evidenced by performance evaluations:
Two years teaching/precepting /project management experience
Demonstrated knowledge of principles of adult learning/education
Demonstrates the ability to develop, implement and evaluate clinical or education program
Demonstrates exceptional time management and organizational skills
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with administrators, physicians, peers and subordinates.
Computer competency including proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
NOTE: Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.
RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants):
You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.
Ambulatory Care Nurse Certification
Knowledge of the Michigan Medicine policies and practices.
Consultative and teaching skills
Graduate certificate in Teaching in Health Care or other certifications in teaching
Education experience in a development of nursing orientation programs
If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.
Hours: 40 Hrs/wk Shift: Days; Hours and days will flex to the needs of the Ambulatory Care Services Department Location: Ambulatory Care Services; office location TBD
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Internal Number: 172236
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