Clinical Practice & Education Specialist job, MD

Position Summary:

  • Monitors and evaluates clinical practice trends and patient outcomes
  • Coordinates performance improvement activities to promote excellent patient care and outcomes
  • Develops ongoing education program for staff based on results of quality improvement data, risk reduction strategies/patient safety initiatives and evidence based practice

Essential Functions:

Collaborator

Collaborates with patient care services staff and leadership, medical staff, department staff and management team, and academic affiliations.

Tasks:

  • In collaboration with appropriate management team(s): identifies clinical practice and patient outcomes to be monitored; reviews departmental policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Federal and State regulations and monitors their implementation; coordinates activities to sustain JC accreditation of departmental services and staff
  • Acts as consultant to the management team and staff on clinical and safety practice Represents the Department at various committee meetings
  • Participates in Peer Review and other work group activities such as the Practice Council, Quality Council, and Staff Education (Journal Club, Annual Competencies, Poster Development, Case Reviews)
  • Fosters collaborative relationships with academic affiliations. Works with instructors on defined initiatives

Coordinator

Coordinates activities of the performance improvement and staff professional development programs.

Tasks:

Coordinates staff education program, scheduling and content development.

Educator

Serve as expert clinical resource for staff education & training to facilitate appropriate on-boarding, orientation & maintenance of essential clinical competencies. Develop ongoing education program for staff based on results of quality improvement.

Tasks:

  • Assess & translate educational needs
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate evident-based (EB) staff professional development and education initiatives
  • Plan and implement unit-based education initiatives
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate organizational clinical orientation Facilitate departmental orientation
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate annual and on-going competency assessment Acts as educator and resource to staff

Evaluator

Monitors clinical practice trends and patient outcomes. Evaluates, updates and reports quality/safety practice data to the management team and department staff.

Tasks:

  • Facilitates in-depth analysis and risk reduction strategies/actions plans for high risk processes as well as actual events. Monitors follow-up strategies and recommendations Reports data analysis and ongoing action plan progress to relevant leaders and committees
  • Supports the evaluation of new equipment/products, applications, services and clinical procedures

Change Agent

Serves as leader to foster an environment of continual performance improvement and clinical excellence focused on excellent patient care.

Tasks:

  • Implements strategies for organizational change
  • Promotes innovative practices in educational environments Develops leadership skills to shape and implement change
  • Champion collaborative practice and interprofessional communication

Requirements:

  • Works independently
  • Contacts, within or outside the Company, as a Company representative in a specialized area of knowledge or technical field. Requires considerable tact and discretion, and some persuasion to obtain approvals, consent and action
  • Master’s degree; knowledge in more than one discipline
  • RN with BS, MSN prepared RN preferred (coursework in education desirable)
  • 5+ years of relevant clinical experience
  • 1+ years in a role performing staff education. Must complete education requirement within five years
  • Maryland Registered Nurse License American Heart Association CPR Certification ACLS for critical care areas
  • Basic computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Cerner, Healthstream
  • Critical thinking skills
  •  For more information, contact

    Tina Roberts, President
    JONATHAN CHASE EXECUTIVE SEARCH
    588 Sutter Street, Suite 349
    San Francisco, CA 94102
    (415) 770-1200

    (415) 684-2526
    tinaroberts@contactjc.com

     

     

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience

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