Clinical Mentor overseeing the safe transition to practice of new graduate, advanced beginner, and experienced nurse new hires in the behavioral health hospital to include adult, adolescent, psych medical, and addition patient populations. Also collaborates with professional practice team members in the design and planning of campus level nursing division activities.
The Clinical Mentor orients, mentors, educates, and develops new graduate, novice, advanced beginner, and experienced nursing staff to ensure knowledge integration, skills obtainment, and competency development to be able to deliver high-quality nursing care throughout the system while providing high levels of support to insure a smooth transition into professional practice. Creates a supportive learning environment for all clinical staff, especially novice and advanced beginner nurses by actively mentoring self-development activities to develop and support experiential learning and the development of clinical expertise allowing staff to deliver high-quality nursing care by promoting evidence-based practice and using the nursing professional practice model. Assists in the designs, coordinates delivery, and assists in the presentation of educational programs to promote career progression for nurses at all experience levels. Serves as the primary contact for development and coordination of unit-based preceptors and is responsible for coordination of continued development and mentoring employees in the preceptor role. Integrates new knowledge, develops new skills and increases critical thinking application as individual nurses advance in the development of their clinical experiences to meet the clinical and social adjustment needs of complex patient populations. Contributes to quality and safety initiatives across the organization to consistently apply process improvement techniques to improve care delivery practices.
Three years progressive experience in clinical nursing in designated specialty. Experience serving as preceptor. Prefer:Experience with teaching, mentoring, and coaching nursing staff, especially new graduate and novice nurses.
BSN Degree from an accredited school of nursing.
BLS for healthcare provider.
Licensed or eligible for licensing in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Registered Nurse.
General nursing skill sets. Ability to work in various clinical settings. Prefer:Ability to work across multiple clinical service lines
Proficient in English. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to display a caring demeanor toward others. -Proficient computer skills required.
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Internal Number: 46511BR
About Inova Health System
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.