Clinical & Informatics Educator-Critical Care

Location: San Francisco, CA
Date Posted: 09-30-2018
We are pleased to present the following job opportunity with our client!  Take a look and if you meet the requirements please submit your resume and we'll be in touch if you're a good fit!


Essential Responsibilities:
Clinical Educator
  • Provides educational opportunities that benefit nurses at all stages of their career development. Assists learners in the assessment of needs and identification of outcomes. Incorporates principles of adult learning in implementation of education programs. Identifies and evaluates high quality, culturally diverse instructional materials in all types of media and formats. Adjusts content and teaching strategies to meet learner needs. Provides ongoing assessment of individual performance in clinical and proficiencies for PCS staff and management and reports to Director of Clinical Education, Practice, and Informatics. Identifies individuals who do not meet established competency expectations and recommends a formal action plan to PCS Management.
Program and Curriculum Development / Evaluation
  • Develops, designs, evaluates, and manages professional development programs based on principles of adult learning that foster the development of competence in the nursing staff. Conducts ongoing evaluation of the quality and effectiveness of educational activities to ensure they maintain and enhance professional development and promote the delivery of cost-effective high quality healthcare. Develops/coordinates education plans related to orientation of new staff to the organization, initial and ongoing competency validation, core education to address patient population specific nursing care, and core education for the development of beside leaders.
Clinical practice standards
  • Responds to changes in nursing practice / nursing theory and develops programs to support those changes. Conducts research into professional and community practice standards, technology, clinical informatics, and clinical innovations for improved patient care.
Clinical informatics expert
  • Ensures that we are leveraged for the benefit of nursing practice and improved excellence in patient care systems and processes. Assesses opportunities to support clinical practices through the use by analyzing clinical workflow to determine current practices and facilitating the improvement of specific nursing practices and processes.
Clinical practice and Informatics interface
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of trends and advances in the field of Nursing and Healthcare Informatics, as well as new developments in hardware and software technology. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of nursing practices, regulatory standards, and organizational priorities. Consults staff and leadership in areas of clinical expertise (e.g. workflow and clinical use recommendations), provides information on current clinical practice, and addresses clinical questions. Ensures optimization efforts are identified and implemented to support clinical decision making that supports high quality and safe patient care.
Oversight
  • Provides investigation, recommendation, prioritization and evaluation of clinical risk, and correction plans for arising concerns and issues as a result of clinical education. Monitors, tracks, and follows up on such concerns / issues. Escalates any patient safety issues identified with workflow disruptions. Assures education, programs, and classes meet budget guidelines.   
Strategic Communication
  • Maintains flexibility when managing multiple roles and responsibilities. Interprets and communicates across multiple disciplines. Promotes a safe and healthy work environment.    

Qualifications:
Experience
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience coordinating or managing education program /curriculum design, development and evaluation/assessment, including two (2) years in staff professional development and/or clinical training/teaching.
Education
  • BSN or bachelor's degree in health care or related field required, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
  • Current California RN license required
  • BLS certificate required


Additional Requirements:
  • Knowledge of Nurse Practice Act, federal, state, and local requirements.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical center policy and procedure requirements, specialty training and competency requirements.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated knowledge in performance improvement practices preferred
 
  • Master's degree in nursing, education, or other closely related field preferred
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
Don't miss out! Apply now and we'll be in touch immediately with more specific details, salary information and to answer any questions!!

This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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