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Regional Nurse Educator (N4)

Requisition ID: 241066 

Position Number: 20003482

Posting End Date: May 10, 2021

City: Winnipeg

Site: WRHA Corporate

Work Location: SOH - WRHA regional employee

Department / Unit: Manitoba Renal Program 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: EXEMPT-OT

Anticipated Start Date: 05/03/2021

FTE: 0.66 

Anticipated Shift: Days 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

 

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Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the Program Director of the WRHA Manitoba Renal Program and in collaboration with the site renal educators, the incumbent is responsible for:

 

  1. Regional educational program development for Renal Nursing staff including R.N.s, L.P.N.s, R.P.N.s., U.A.s, N.A.s, U.C.s and  Dialysis Technicians.
  2. Regional and site teaching and learning activities.
  3. Nursing practice standards.
  4. Patient education development.
  5. Professional and Self Development.

 

Note:  The priority and percentages of each of the above functions will vary throughout the year and possibly from year to year.  Time spent at individual sites will vary depending on need as assessed from time to time by the Regional Nurse Educator.

Experience

  • Must have a minimum of four years recent related nursing experience with demonstrated competency in dialysis/renal clinical practices. 
  • Previous experience in teaching, education and program development and evaluation is required.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing required. 
  • Masters Degree in Nursing is preferred (equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered).
  • Completion of the MNNC required. 

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Must be registered or eligible for registration with the College of Nurses of Manitoba (C.R.N.M.).

Qualifications and Skills

  • Computer literacy and competency with Word and PowerPoint required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve in complex situations.
  • Evidence of knowledge of the principles of adult learning and teaching strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to function creatively and independently.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continued professional development.
  • Demonstrated ability to exhibit initiative.
  • Ability to organize and complete assignments with minimum supervision. 
  • Willingness to adapt to new concepts, technologies, techniques and best practices in both academic and clinical fields of health care and education.
  • Initiates and supports change.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability.

Physical Requirements

  • Hours of work are flexible and may include evening, night or weekend shifts as required.
  • Good physical and mental health.

Salary is commensurate with education and qualifications.

 

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

 

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

 

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

 

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

 

We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

 


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