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Kadlec RN - Life Safety Education Specialist *Up to $15,000 Hiring Bonus* in Richland, Washington


RN - Education

Kadlec is offering a $15,000 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates with at least 12 months of hospital acute care experience and up to a $9,000 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates with less than 12 months of hospital acute care experience who meet all conditions for payment.

The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment. Working with a preceptor and assuming increasing responsibility during the fellowship, the RN Fellow is accountable for the delivery of coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based quality care to patients and families, based on individual physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care strategies throughout the lifespan. Practices in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state of employment, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the ANA scope and standards of practice. Key functions and specific skills for the job are found in the unit specific onboarding checklist and in standards that are applicable to the specialty.

Shift Details: Full Time, 40 Hours Per Week, 8-hour day shifts. Shifts include weekends.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate's Degreein Nursing from an accredited educational institution

  • 3 years recent acute care Registered Nurse experience

  • Current WA State RN Licensure

Preferred Qualification:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited educational institution

  • 1 year nursing education experience

  • 1 year managerial, supervisory, or educational role experience

  • Life Safety, AHA ACLS and/or AHA PALS Instructor Certifications

  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a RN Life Safety Education Specialist you will coordinate and instruct life safety training programs for caregivers and the community; Serves as resource and subject matter expert on life safety education, including nurse safety education; Collaborates with clinical leaders and staff to ensure training objectives are identified and that regulatory and governing body requirements are met; and supports the duties of the RN Safety Education Coordinator.

  • Demonstrate and sustain compliance with Kadlec Caregiver Expectations Standards of Excellence and Code of Conduct.

  • Coordinate Life Safety Education classes (BLS, ACLS, PALS, etc.), including developing and updating class outlines and content, for Kadlec Regional Medical Center staff and community in alignment with governing and regulatory bodies (AHA, ENA, etc.).

  • Teach/facilitate/instruct life safety classes and workshops following the approved outlines.

  • Engage and coordinate other educators, as needed, to ensure life safety courses are taught per the identified calendar when a class cannot be taught by the Life Safety Education Specialist.

  • Evaluate education outcomes from classes to identify effectiveness and appropriateness; utilizes standard tools to evaluate performance.

  • Maintain and oversee training equipment and materials, ensuring supplies on hand meet the needs of the training schedule.

  • Develop class descriptions and supporting documentation to ensure courses meet continuing nurse education credit requirements for class participants.

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Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here:

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinical Education

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 355017