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Clinical Educator Acute Care

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Dallas
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionAre you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Clinical Educator Acute Care opening with North Texas Division Office today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.BenefitsNorth Texas Division Office, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.
    We are seeking a(an) Clinical Educator Acute Care for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!Job Summary and QualificationsThe Clinical Professional Development Educator enhances professional practice and the provision of quality patient care by providing evidence-based quality educational programs and activities that promote professional competency for nursing, inter-professional, and non-licensed clinical staff at the assigned facility.Major Responsibilities:Orientation/Onboarding
    • Participates in the development, coordination, managing, facilitating, conducting, and evaluating of onboarding and orientation programs for nursing and other healthcare personnel.
    • Provides orientation/onboarding programs to promote employee retention.
    • Conducts orientation in a manner that facilitates a positive learning environment. Incorporates organizational values/culture into the orientation process.
    • Promotes cost effectiveness through implementation of efficient orientation/onboarding practices.
    • Serves as a role model for organizational and personal commitment to new employee success.
    • Collaborates with the Education Coordinator concerning the logistics of orientation to keep all stakeholders informed.
    • Collaborates with the Director of Clinical Professional Development to adjust the program based on evaluation results.Competency Management
      • Participates in the development, coordination, and management of facilitating, conducting, and evaluating competency.
      • Comprehends and interprets competencies to staff.
      • Serves as a role model for competent practice.
      • Identifies learning needs of staff and assesses practice gaps, comparing competencies to actual practice.
      • Plans educational content with learner engagement.
      • Collaborates with the Clinical Education Market Director to review outcomes data to evaluate and refine competency management activities.
      • Identifies appropriate resources for problem solving.Education
        • Designs and identifies educational activities to address practice gaps for identified target audiences, including licensed and non-licensed healthcare personnel, in alignment with HCA and division clinical education request and development processes.
        • Develops activities to achieve specific outcomes related to identified deficits or opportunities for improvement in knowledge, skill and practice.
        • Plans educational content delivery that encourages learner engagement.
        • Collaborates with Clinical Education Market Director to evaluate and adjust educational programs based on evaluations and feedback.
        • Utilizes the educational process to improve professional practice and promote safe, compassionate, quality patient care.
        • Incorporates organizational values/culture in educational programs, ensuring alignment with organization's policies/procedures and compliance with regulatory requirements.
        • Demonstrates an understanding of adult educational theory and the ability to apply evaluation methodologies, (i.e., Kirkpatrick) into courses and curriculum to refine clinical programs.
        • Supports new ideas and innovation in educational design. Utilizes current best evidence.
        • Identifies resources for problem solving.
        • Provides staff with resources and education to implement changes.Research Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)/Quality Improvement (QI)
          • Promotes and integrates the EBP in order to continuously improve practice. Conducts, encourages, facilitates, and/or participates in research, EBP, and QI in patient care settings.
          • Supports research activities that align with the organizational strategic plan. Disseminates research findings through educational programs, courses, and other activities.
          • Works with others to identify problems and solutions and collaboratively design and implement the change strategy. Exhibits creativity and flexibility through times of change.
          • Embraces meaningful change and fosters acceptance, adoption and action toward change in others.
          • Creates a supportive environment for nursing research, scientific inquiry, quality improvement, and evidence-based practice. Identifies appropriate evidence to guide practice decisions.
          • Maintains and sustains practice changes using principles of implementation science.Collaborative Partnerships
            • Shares experience in planning and decision making to achieve the desired results. Communicates professionally using appropriate methods.
            • Collaborates with inter-professional teams as assigned. Identifies opportunities for collaboration, and initiates collaborative efforts.
            • Collaborates regularly with the Market Director of Clinical Professional Development to review outcomes data to evaluate and refine educational activities.
            • Demonstrates the ability to utilize evidence-based simulation models to design, implement, evaluate, and standardize educational programs for staff in the use of clinical simulation, debriefing, and assessment.
            • Considers and communicates impact of activities on other departments/professions/communities.
            • Contributes to organizational initiatives/strategic planning as appropriate.Professional Role Development
              • Identifies and develops strategies to facilitate a continuous process of maturation through lifelong learning.
              • Utilizes novice-to-expert continuum when developing staff. Identifies and provides opportunities for skill enhancement and mastery.
              • Assists staff to identify areas for individual growth in current role. Promotes the achievement of specialty certifications.
              • Provides expertise in identifying professional development needs of individual staff. Directs staff to career advancement resources.
              • Participates in lifelong learning to promote continuing personal development.
              • Contributes insights and feedback for succession planning.Quality
                • Monitors the practices or operations with reference to laws, regulations, guidelines, or industry practices to assess compliance, risk, or exposure while communicating key performance indicators for the clinical education service line within the division.
                • Ensures that the clinical education team develops educational content that meets the accreditation standards of the Joint Commission, Medicare, Medicaid, and similar organizations from an educational perspective.
                • Assumes accountability for delivery of clinical education services and practices that create a patient-centered organization, driven by customer feedback and data.
                • Ensures efficient and effective delivery of quality clinical education content and programs to drive improved clinical metrics.
                • Contributes and works collaboratively with division and facility education team to support hospital-wide improvement in meeting core measures, patient safety, and service excellence goals through clinical education.
                • Participates in providing simulation models in the simulation lab.Service
                  • Fosters a Service Excellence culture.
                  • Identifies opportunities to support improvement in internal or external customer satisfaction and/or patient experience.
                  • Inspires pride in HCA and organizational outcomes by developing a superior clinical identity and a culture of excellence which inspires higher expectations for care in physicians, nurses, and other clinicians.
                  • Assumes accountability for promoting consistent, positive patient interactions that advance the agenda of unparalleled patient service.
                  • Establishes a culture of accountability for effectively managing expenses and delivering cost-effective healthcare in the communities served.Growth
                    • Supports strategic planning and business development within the clinical education area of responsibility, including technology advances and other opportunities to drive differentiation and support the growth agenda.
                    • Represents the organization positively within the community; participates in company-supported community/patient events and in-services.
                    • Supports external relationships which advance the organization's position within the community, to grow the business and improve the health of communities served.
                    • Stays abreast of regulatory changes, emerging technology, and advancements in healthcare delivery.
                    • Stays abreast of external factors and opportunities impacting healthcare, including political, legislative and regulatory changes, emerging technologies, and advancements in healthcare delivery. Understands the competitive landscape. Supports the organization in strategic positioning to respond to changing healthcare dynamics and market environments.Finance
                      • Participates with the division education team to contribute to the development of long- and short-range operational and capital budgets aligned to business objectives.
                      • Provides requested data for assigned facility to assist in completing monthly operations; provides information on variances and action plans to address gaps.
                      • Understands impact on department performance in accordance with established budget, including the utilization of staffing, supplies, and equipment.
                      • Participates in the annual budget process, providing input into assigned facility expense forecasts, staffing, and supply and equipment needs. Identifies cost reduction opportunities and implements actions to achieve savings.Education and Experience:
                        • Bachelors Degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or other clinical field required
                        • Master's Degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or other clinical field preferred
                        • Minimum 5 years of experience in acute care setting required
                        • Minimum 3 years experience in Clinical Education requiredThis role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).HealthTrust Supply Chain is a critical part of HCA Healthcare's strategy. Our focus is to improve performance and reduce costs. We do this by joining non-clinical and administrative functions. HealthTrust Supply Chain best practice methodologies. We develop, apply and monitor cost-efficient initiatives and programs for HCA Healthcare. By improving facility efficiency, medical professionals can focus on our mission - patient care.
                          HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
                          "Across HCA Healthcare's more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
                          Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
                          Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Clinical Educator Acute Care opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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