Education Coordinator-Nursing

Covenant Health Knoxville, TN
Overview

Education Coordinator- Nursing

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift

Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center (PNRC) is an Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital within Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center (FSRMC). PNRC is a 73 bed unit composed of a 26 bed Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord injury unit, a 22 semi-private bed Stroke, Orthopedic and Neuro unit, and a therapeutic one bedroom apartment. PNRC is the largest inpatient rehabilitation center in the area and cares for patients from pediatrics through geriatrics. PNRC provides rehabilitation care to patients through general medical-surgical care, wound care, tracheostomy care, and restorative functional education. We work as a full interdisciplinary team with the physiatrist, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapist, recreational therapist, behavior medicine and case management. We also have full access to all specialty physicians located within FSRMC. This is a fast paced environment with an average patient-nurse ratio of 7:1. Nursing support personnel include patient care assistants, health unit coordinators and licensed practical nurses.

Position Summary: Directs and performs orientation appropriate to all new patient care employees and re-orients and educates current employees to changes in policies and procedures and federal and state guidelines and regulations regarding care and documentation. Prepares, directs, schedules, and provides education and instruction on topics pertinent to health care, new procedures and high-tech operations. Develops and revises printed forms for documentation to meet standards and improve time management. Prepares new policies and procedures along with revising existing policies and procedures.

Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

Minimum Experience: At least five (5) years clinical experience.

Licensure Requirement: Current Tennessee RN license