Program Manager- Nursing Education-Gracie Square Hospital- Part-Time
LocationNew York, New York
Shift:Day (United States of America)
This position is Part-Time
The Program Manager for Health and Nursing Education reports directly to the WD Director of Nursing Practice in collaboration with the Director for Nursing Research and Education at NYPH. In this position, the Program Director ensures excellence of patient/family care by taking responsibility for program planning, development, implementation, evaluation, and daily operations of health (including patient education) and nursing education and research services within the organizational framework of the Division of Nursing.
Responsibilities include the development and maintenance of processes that support Health and Nursing Education within the Department of Nursing as well as evidence-based nursing practice. These processes must meet the requirements of state, federal, and regulatory agencies.
The Program Director for Health and Nursing Education maintains professional competencies by attending educational programs and participating in professional organizations.
Responsibilities include the development and maintenance of processes that support all departments at GSH.
Contributes to the planning and implementation of new programs and marketing approaches for all departments at GSH.
- Responsible to the Director of Nursing Practice, in collaboration with the Director of Nursing Research, Education, and Quality, for the daily department operations and supervision of Health/Nursing Education Staff. Adheres to lines of communication within Patient Care Services.
- Contributes to the planning and implementation of new programs and marketing approaches for the Division of Nursing and/or institution.
- Assists in the preparation and monitoring of the department budget.
- Develops and maintains policies and procedures for Departmental functions. Updates written philosophy, purpose and goals of patient education and staff development.
- Uses evaluation data to: participate in revision of policies, procedures and standards; design and revise patient education curriculum.
- Identifies and recommends changes needed in existing policies and procedures, referring to appropriate person.
- Identifies need for investigation and data collection in areas relevant to education.
- Assesses trend in mandatory agency accreditation regulations for the educational programs.
- Identifies current trends in education and practice. Ensures that curriculum of educational programs incorporates updated information based on current trends.
- Develops, maintains, and updates written philosophy, purpose, and goals of patient education and staff development.
- Teaches select classes/courses offered by the Department of Health and Nursing Education.
- Reviews and approves standard curriculum for divisional education.
- Develops creative and innovative teaching methodologies.
- Uses adult learning principles in teaching.
- Possesses expertise in content of teaching assignment.
- Elicits input from clinical departments regarding education needs.
- Assists units in developing unit-based patient teaching and staff development.
- Collaborates with other professionals to coordinate hospital-wide education activity as needed.
- Ensures collaboration with Support staff to achieve goals of Patient Care Services/Nursing.
- Collaborates with other departments for in-services on products/equipment.
- Collaborates with other departments and members of the Division of Nursing as indicated.
- Represents the Department at multidisciplinary meetings as indicated.
- Coordinates the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of orientation programs, mandatory education, in-service education, and staff development in accordance with the established policies, standards of practice, and procedures.
- Utilizes mechanisms for learner input into planning educational activity; learning needs assessment, periodic learner evaluations for each offering, quality assurance reports, and collaboration with other disciplines.
- Collaborates with Patient Care Services Leadership to prioritize and meet defined staff development needs.
- Ensures that all educational programs meet or exceeds the Joint Commission, State, Federal, Regulatory and Reimbursement agencies.
- Assumes responsibility in assisting with special projects as warranted.
- Assists with the professional development for instructors and nursing education staff.
- Documentation of planned learning experiences reflect: behavioral objectives, content as it relates to learner knowledge, teaching methods for each education offering, availability of adequate resources to implement each education offering.
- Ensures assessment, planning, implementation of all patient education and staff development programs: orientation, in-service education, continuing education, patient/family education, and community education.
- Maintains adequate space and materials and ensures physical facility is adequate for teaching.
- Maintains confidentiality of patient education and staff development records.
- Maintains records of patient/family education, orientation, in-services, continuing education, and community education lectures.
- Completes, records, and reports in a timely manner.
- Facilitates participation of administrators, faculty, resource persons, and staff in evaluation process; actively participate as a member of various hospital-wide interdisciplinary and patient care services committees.
- Ensures that all educational programs meet or exceed the Joint Commission, State, Federal, Regulatory, and Reimbursement agencies.
- Collaborates with faculty of Schools of Nursing to organize affiliations for student nurses.
- Responsible for the recruitment, selection and orientation of employees in assigned areas. Provides work direction, assigns and/or schedules work, conducts on-the-job training, answers job related questions. Monitors performance and adherence to attendance policies. Prepares performance evaluations and recommends appropriate personnel actions for staff, relative to promotions, transfers, and disciplinary action up to and including termination. Assists in the interpretation, development and implementation of Hospital personnel and departmental policies and procedures.
- Supervises in an on-going manner and conducts annual Performance Appraisals of Department Staff (Health Educators) in conjunction with
- Assists with the professional development of instructors and nursing education staff.
- Performs all duties inherent to managerial role. Participates in hiring, training, evaluation and termination of assigned staff according to hospital policies and procedures.
- Identifies own educational needs; participates in supervision and furthers own professional development.
- Performs other special projects and duties as assigned.
Masters in Nursing or a related field if already holds a BSN degree. Either bachelors or graduate degree must be in nursing.
Minimum of 5 years of education experience and progressive leadership experience in nursing
Possess working knowledge of current clinical education and teaching principles
Critical thinking and analytical skills
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