To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
The Nurse Residency Program Coordinator is an expert in the specialty of nursing education, specifically coordination of new graduate transition to practice. The Nurse Residency Coordinator oversees all elements of the Vizient Nurse Residency program and the ANCC Practice Transition Accreditation Program. In addition, the Nurse Residency Program Coordinator has teaching responsibilities in the program.
- 1. Responsibilities include coordination and implementation of the Vizient Nurse Residency Program
1.1 Coordinates all elements of the program including: faculty, room and equipment needs, speakers, subject matter experts and all components to meet the requirements of the curriculum.
1.2 Oversees the development and implementation of the 12 month Vizient Curriculum to include required components per Vizient within the culture of YNHHS. Ensure the curriculum is Evidence Based, readily administrable with quality metrics.
1.3 Coordinates classes, skills, courses, group sessions that constitute the program with consistency and rigor.
1.4 Establishes and maintains tracking methods to ensure elements are completed within identified timeframes.
1.5 Collaborates with the manager to prioritize fiscal needs and efficiencies of the program.
1.6 Evaluates program outcomes and reports data on outcomes to the Manager, Director and Program Advisory Board.
1.7 Leads a dynamic Advisory Board with diverse membership to advocate for program needs and inform and support best practices.
1.8 Communicates effectively with both internal and external customers and entities to facilitate identification and resolution of issues or program elements, to ensure that the program remains dynamic and current with residency program development reflecting current and innovative best practices related to nurse residents.
1.9 Acts as a resource to program faculty.
1.10 As a leader, functions as a liaison between all stakeholders including: human resources, nurse managers, directors and nurse residents to support communication, problem solving for successful transition to practice
1.11 Actively engaged with the Vizient program community through electronic communication, data benchmarking and in person conference attendance.
1.12 Maintains relationships with accredited schools of nursing in the community.
1.13 Actively engaged in recruitment of NRP team members and onboarding/educating these individuals to the NRP curriculum.
1.14 Responsible for ensuring speaker evaluations occur for all NRP programs including but not limited to resident facilitators, SMEs, EBP facilitators
- 2. American Nurse Credentialing Center Practice Transition Accreditation Program (PTAP) Coordinator
2.1 Strategist for ongoing PTAP requirements.
2.2 Responsible for organizing and overseeing PTAP written requirements and project planning including all required elements.
2.3 Ensures a relationship with the PTAP office and community to stay current with required elements of accreditation and communicates these elements with senior nursing leadership.
- 3. Faculty role in Vizient Nurse Residency Program
3.1 Actively engages in teaching course material when necessary.
3.2 Provides consistant visability and establishes communication with nurse residents and all stakeholders.
Master's prepared, BSN required. Current Connecticut State RN Nursing licensure required.
Experience coordinating a multi-faceted program with meaningful outcomes. Demonstrated understanding of educational principles and adult learning theory required. Proficient in MS Office applications.
Current Connecticut State RN Nursing licensure required. Certification within two years of role acquisition.
Exceptionally detail oriented and organized. Proven ability in managing simultaneous projects to meet business goals and objectives. Ability to establish relationships with diverse, cross-functional teams. Strong written and verbal communication skills; able to deliver clear, concise information and direction to stakeholders and NRP team members.