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RN Patient Education Coordinator – Full Time

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted June 9, 2021.

If you are interested please apply online send your resume to Anjimenez@mlkch.org

POSITION SUMMARY

The Patient Education Coordinator is a skilled and experienced professional Registered Nurse (RN) responsible for excellence in the provision of educational services. Reporting to the Director of Professional Practice and Education, the Patient Education Coordinator is accountable for the education program planning for patients, families, and clinical staff throughout the hospital. The Patient Education Coordinator incorporates considerations of Age and Population Specific awareness and the Watson Model of Care in all program planning. The role is involved in the assessment, development and evaluation of staff competencies and literacy level of patients and families; and considers compliance with regulatory and professional standards, improvement of quality, service levels, safety, customer satisfaction and collaborative relationships in the process. The position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The employee shall support Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital’s strategic plan and the goals and direction of the quality and performance improvement process activities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Under the oversight of the Sr. Director of Professional Practice and Education the Patient Education Coordinator will lead the development, implementation, evaluation , modification of current education and ongoing educational programs for patients and families in the hospital and outpatient services.
  2. Responsible for development, implementation, and evaluation of all patient education materials to ensure competency level, language, safety, quality, and regulatory requirements are met.
  3. In collaboration with the Certified Diabetes Educator and the Clinical Educators the Patient Education Coordinator will provide guidance and share knowledge with staff in an effort to advance effective patient education programs.
  4. Utilizes the Education Department program evaluation tool for all programs and summarizes data and makes recommendations for future programs.
  5. Provides one-on-one and group teaching and/or inservices, as needed, for patient education programs or to meet the needs of the patient and families.
  6. Maintains appropriate records for all programs and projects.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

A. Education

  • Bachelor of Science degree in nursing; Master’s in Nursing preferred.

B. Qualifications/Experience

  • Minimum of two (2) years of clinical nursing experience and/or a minimum two (2) years educator experience in an acute care setting preferred.
  • Current California Nursing license.

C. Special Skills/Knowledge

  • Bilingual skills preferred (Spanish)
  • Basic computer skills, Microsoft office, excel, and powerpoint experience preferred.
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)

Equal Rights Employer

Applicants are considered for positions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, military service, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. This application is intended for use in evaluating your application for employment. Please click the link below to view the E-verify or Right to Work information.

MLK Community Healthcare
1680 E 120th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90059
Tel: 424-338-8000
Email: info@mlkch.org
www.mlkch.org