Better Care for Patients in Crisis |
American Association for Emergency Psychiatry President Leslie Zun, M.D., talks about meeting psychiatric needs in the emergency department.
Burnout Among Hospitalists |
One cause of burnout among hospitalists is an ever-expanding list of responsibilities.
The Clinical Educator II is responsible for facilitating the development of clinical excellence in assigned areas through active participation in campus/unit based orientation, training, on-going staff development. Designs, organizes, implements, and evaluates educational programs that facilitate the professional growth, skill development, initial/ongoing competence, and attainment of standards of care for direct care providers for assigned units. Education programs will be developed, implemented, and evaluated using nursing theory, nursing clinical expertise, standards of practice, and adult education principles. Actively participates and collaborates in multi-disciplinary unit, campus and system wide performance improvement teams to enhance patient safety, satisfaction, staff competence, and standards of care.
Education: Masters Degree in Nursing or Adult Education; at least one graduate degree in Nursing. Experience: Five years of previous experience in an approved specialty area (medical-surgical and progressive care nursing) in the acute care setting; formal or informal teaching experience preferred. Training: AHA Basic Life Support current card for at least 90 days after hire date. ACLS, TNCC, ENPC or other as mandated by VP/Director, and completed by timeline given. Professional certification in a designated specialty is preferred, or Professional Nursing Development. License: Current Florida RN Licensure Other Demonstrates a commitment to life-long learning. Membership in professional/academic organizations is preferred. Basic computer skills; MS Windows, MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel. Job Specifications (Physical & Mental Requirements) External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable. General Requirements (has the ability to...) Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Bend - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Kneel - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Crouch - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Reach - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Sensory Requirements (has ability for...) Continually ( i.e. Daily) Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to...) Cope with high level of stress - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Make decisions under high pressure - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Manage altercations - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work alone - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hand Manipulation (ability with...) Simple Grasping - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Firm Grasping - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Fine Manipulation - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift...) Up to 10 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 25 to 34 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull...) Up to 10 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) 11 to 24 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Lee Health is the leading provider of health care in Southwest Florida and has served the citizens of Lee County and surrounding communities since 1916. Lee Health consists of four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals and comprehensive health care services in facilities and office locations throughout Southwest Florida. With more than 1 million patient contacts each year, Lee Health is th...e fourth largest public health system in the United States and one of the largest in Florida. Lee Health is a progressive, financially sound health care provider with over 11,800 employees, 1,300 community physicians and 4,500 volunteers and auxilians.