Hospice Clinical Education Specialist (BSN) HomeCare
DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Hospice Education, including palliative care M-F with some weekend support as needed.
Basic Purpose of the Position:
-Facilitates the overall development of the staff education and competency programs
In general, most of the time will be spent in the following activities:
-Develops/coordinates curriculum to meet learning needs of clinical staff and conducts competency testing based on annual needs assessment and strategic initiatives
-Identifies trends in the health care areas and develops/coordinates curriculum to maintain clinical competencies
-Collaborates with management to implement and evaluate programs ensuring clinical disciplines have the necessary clinical competencies
-Assists management with developing and coordinating clinical orientations across affiliates
-Develops, facilitates and/or provides in-service offerings as needed to assist clinical disciplines in performing job functions and evaluates effectiveness of in-service programs and educators involved
-Develops, facilitates and/or provides in-service offerings to assist clinical specialty service development and delivery
-Coordinates student rotation across branches
-Assists in quality and documentation audits
-Acts as a clinical resource to staff and management
-Tracks education program attendance in order to monitor compliance with regulatory agencies
-Participates in performance evaluations of clinical staff as needed
-Participates in quality assurance audit, committees & projects as needed
In addition, the position involves other duties such as:
-Will actively participate in the performance improvement process known as H3W.
-Performs other duties as assigned
Education: Graduate of NLN-approved BSN program; Masters Degree preferred. Background in nursing education preferred.
Experience: Three years clinical experience. Home care, clinical training and education background preferred.