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:


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


  • 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


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


Coordinates staff education program, scheduling and content development.


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.


  • 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


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


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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
    588 Sutter Street, Suite 349
    San Francisco, CA 94102
    (415) 770-1200

    (415) 684-2526



Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience

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