Legacy Health Nursing Education and Practice Specialist - Welle Coordinator in Portland, Oregon
The Legacy nursing philosophy focuses on patients and their families. Our nurses embody this philosophy in everything they do, as advocates, communicators, problem-solvers and caregivers. Their expertise is sought after and respected by our health care team. In short, they are the face of wellness at Legacy. Does this sound like an environment in which you could thrive? If so, we invite you to consider this opportunity.
The Nursing Education and Practice Specialist supports nursing and clinical specialty programs at a system level in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of clinical education and practice initiatives. Specific activities will be defined by nursing leadership. Activities include but are not limited to planning and provision of General Nursing Orientation; development, review, revision and management of patient care standards; competency assessment, education of nursing staff in all specialties and assessment of staff learning needs.
This position is responsible for overseeing the system-wide deployment, education and training for Legacy’s de-escalation program (Welle©). The Welle© Coordinator is a culture change agent and will lead system-wide initiatives aimed at preventing workplace violence.
The Welle© Coordinator will serve as the expert resource for all elements of this evidence-based de-escalation program including:
Managing challenging conversations
Recognition of warning signs for potential violence
Verbal de-escalation strategies
Non-abusive physical protection and restraint
BSN or MSN/MN required; MSN/MN preferred.
Four years of experience in an acute care setting; preferred background in behavioral health.
Effective teaching and communication skills
Strong conflict resolution skills
Ability to mentor, coach and inspire teams
Strong organization and project management skills
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with staff and leadership to implement change
LEGACY’S VALUES IN ACTION:
Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled
Current Oregon RN license required upon hire; WA RN license required within 60 days.
Posting Title: Nursing Education and Practice Specialist - Welle Coordinator
Job Req #: 20-14655
Name: Clinical Practice Support
Avg Hours Per Week: 40
FTE for each opening (not total FTE across all openings for multiple openings). If less than 1.0 please enter leading 0 before the decimal, e.g. 0.2: 1.00
Job_Commensurate with Experience: USD $43.13/Hr. - USD $64.26/Hr.
FLSA Status: Exempt
Work Days: Mon-Fri, no weekends
Shift Length: 8
Shift Start Time (HH:MM AM or PM): 08:00 AM
Shift End Time (HH:MM AM or PM): 05:00 PM
External Company Name: Legacy Health
External Company URL: https://www.legacyhealth.org/
Street: 2801 N Gantenbein Ave