Critical Care/ Cardiology Educator (Critical Care/ Cardiology)

  • Toronto East Health Network
  • Toronto, Ontario, M4C 3E7 Canada
  • Nov 06, 2023
Full-Time Teacher

Job Description

OVERVIEW

The Critical Care/Cardiology educator is responsible for ensuring that patient care and services are delivered in accordance with the Hospital’s vision and strategic goals and quality outcomes. The educator will focus on training and supporting the critical care level three and level two training and upskilling nurses within the domain of critical care and cardiology.

The Educator advances professional practice and clinical care excellence through the design and
implementation of educational programs and clinical processes that enable staff to deliver safe,
excellent patient and family centered care.

The role assures the development and maintenance of clinical competency through the identification of learning and practice development needs for cardiology and critical care RNs.  In collaboration with the most responsible manager the educator is responsible for clinical evaluation of newly trained staff.

EDUCATION

-  Undergraduate degree in Nursing/Health Discipline.
-  Masters in Nursing/Health Discipline or Education – Preferred.
-  RN with current Certificate of Competence issued by the College of Nurses of Ontario.
-  BLS & ACLS Certificate required.
-  BLS Instructor Certificate an asset.
-  ACLS Instructor Certificate an asset.
-  Adult Education Certification an asset.
-  Critical Care certificate or 5 years critical care experience.

QUALIFICATIONS

-  Minimum 5 years current experience required in clinical practice. Leadership experience in critical care setting an asset.  
-  Sound knowledge of adult education theory and experience in designing, delivering, and evaluating educational programs, preferred.
-  Excellent communication, coaching, facilitation, and presentation skills combined with the ability to teach in a classroom and clinical setting.
-  Use of innovative educational modalities, such as simulation and eLearning is an asset.
-  A team player with the ability to develop and maintain partnerships with multiple, diverse stakeholders.
-  Ability to act as a change agent and manage projects.
-  Demonstrated ability to multi-task and troubleshoot with critical and creative thinking ability.
-  Flexible, organized, and self-directed within scope of responsibility; has initiative and independent judgment.
-  Demonstrated ability to develop a healthy workplace including fair and equitable work practices.
-  Working knowledge of clinical/administrative computer software, including MS office.
-  Membership and active involvement in related professional organizations.
-  All employees of Michael Garron Hospital (MGH), a division of Toronto East Health Network (TEHN) [formerly Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH)] agree to work within the legislated practices of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario.
-  All employees of MGH are responsible to contribute to a transparent culture of patient and staff safety by adhering to and abiding by patient and staff safety policies and procedures set by MGH.
-  All employees are accountable for protecting the psychological health and safety of themselves and their co-workers through adherence to MGH's policies and practices.
    
-  Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.