• Clinical Educator

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/26/2018 10:28 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-11714
    # Positions
    1
    Facility
    ArchCare Community Life
    Experience (Years)
    3
    Category
    Nursing
    Work Days Per Week
    5
    Shift
    D
    Shift Start Time
    9am
    Shift End Time
    5pm
    Type
    Full-Time
    # Hours
    35
  • Overview

    The Clinical Educator provides mentoring and teaching to health plan clinical staff, incorporating evidenced-based research, established clinical protocols and national standards. Conducts chart reviews and quality audits and reviews data to assess educational needs, develop and implement training modules to improve quality performance across the continuum of care.  Collaborates with leadership in the planning, implementation, and delivery of educational curricula.  Initiates clinical skills development programs; monitors trends and implements educational strategies to ensure compliance with quality and regulatory standards.  Serves as a clinical resource for health plan staff to ensure quality member care. Employs various modalities, including in-person learning, in-service training, workshops and web-based teaching as appropriate.  Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.  Works in close collaboration with Quality Director to assure compliance with regulatory requirements and standards.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Functions

     

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    With the Director of Quality, conducts ongoing assessment of potential learning needs of care team members, managers and health plan staff.

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    Reviews clinical outcomes data to prioritize and focus staff education needs that result in improved performance.

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    Conducts audits, quality reviews, regulatory reporting and ad-hoc reporting as needed to measure the impact of quality improvement activities and initiatives.

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    Provide leadership and expertise in the development of specific educational training modules within the health plan.

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    Utilizes competency tools, communication skills, and feedback from management to tailor clinical education for care management staff.

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    Participates in case conferences and regulatory meetings as necessary.

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    Responsible for data collection, tracking, and trending as well as other administrative support activities for the needs of the health plan.

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    Assists Quality Director in identifying outside education programs and subject matter experts meeting identified clinical needs or to enhance member care delivery.

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    Collaborates to develop and implement policies, practice guidelines, educational methodologies that support the provision of evidence-based best practice standards.

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    Interprets and implements ArchCare Mission Statement, Policies and Standards of Practice in relation to organization’s Goals and Objectives to all Clinical/Non-Clinical Staff.

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    Performs other supervisory related duties and projects as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Education & Experience

     

    Formal Education: Bachelor’s degree in education, nursing, public administration, public policy, public health or related program that provides the skills needed to conduct performance improvement activities, required. Master’s degree, preferred.

    Experience: A minimum of three (3) years of related experience working in a healthcare organization, required.

    License, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement: Yes. Unrestricted New York State licensure and registration to practice as a Registered Nurse in New York State required.

    Minimum Knowledge: Requires ability to interpret/extract information and/or perform arithmetic functions.

    Language Ability: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

     

    Education Requirements

     

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    Graduate of accredited nursing program. Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or Education required

     

    Education Desired

    *Master’s degree in nursing or education or health related field highly desirable.

     

    Experience Requirements

     

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    3-5 years experience in quality or education within a healthcare setting

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