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Adv Clinical Education Specialist

  • Job ID: 569986860
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Memorial
  • Department: Education
  • Location: 1701 Innovation Drive, York PA 17404
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $36.35 to $54.53 / hour

Description

Purpose:
The Advanced Clinical Education Specialist, a professional registered nurse, has the authority, responsibility and accountability for delivery of nursing care through the use of the nursing process. In collaboration with the health care team, the Advanced Clinical Education Specialist applies expert knowledge and skills to achieve staff, patient and organizational outcomes. The Advanced Clinical Education Specialist must demonstrate the knowledge and educational skills necessary to assess, plan and provide the educational programs that are required.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Develops and maintains productive working relationships internally and externally by building teams and relationships through mentoring and modeling uplifting and positive communication. Extends trust by acknowledging the contributions of others; listens first, creates transparency in communications, confronts reality, and clarifies expectations.Conveys information and ideas clearly through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message. Perform related duties as required
  • Receive feedback and direction constructively.Serve as a formal and informal mentor for new staff members and mentor new preceptors to be successful in their role.Serve as a resource/consultant for patients, nursing staff and other disciplines in area of specialty.Participate in department-based Performance Improvement projects.Participate in self-review.Improve knowledge, skills and performance based on feedback or on self-identified developmental needs.Demonstrate a high level of initiative, work independently, and establish priorities to meet department and organizational goals.Obtain and maintain appropriate certifications.Participate in professional and community organizations.Supports educational needs assessments Present regionally and nationally in oral and written formats. Mentors others in professional skill development (coaching, feedback, crucial conversations, etc.)
  • Facilitates orientation and general continuing education programs. Utilize nursing process in teaching staff how to manage the care of patients including assessment, interdisciplinary planning, implementation, evaluation of patient care, teaching and discharge planning.Lead in the development of standards of nursing care and nursing policies.Identify, communicate and respond to meet the learning needs of nursing staff.Develop, implement and evaluate orientation and continuing education programs based on learning needs, clinical priorities and organizational resources.Facilitate staff initiatives to improve patient care.Comply with safety policies and procedures including standard precautions.Promotes patient education. Promotes My Nursing Career and mentors staff in contribution/project development, evaluation and presentation.
  • Demonstrate awareness of the impact of behavior on the efficient functioning of the department and organization.Take a leading role in major hospital-wide projects.Assume responsibility for complex assignments and view problems as challenges.Apply creative and innovative strategies in problem solving to achieve desired goals.Facilitates student experiences as appropriate. Develops clinical specialty courses to meet nursing needs. Provides council or specialty project leadership. Educational leader for nursing care delivery. Chairs service line/hospital wide committees. Leads staff professional development initiativesProvides leadership to staff retention activities.
  • Actively participates in department or practice-specific quality improvement efforts. Identifies opportunity for quality improvement to colleagues and management. Utilizes research and evidence-based practice to support improvement in clinical care: identifies research issues or articles related to clinical specialty or areas of interestFacilitates/mentors staff for projects/EBP/research activities. Promotes best practice dissemination (presentations, publications, etc.)Lead/facilitate evidence based practice/nursing research activities. Analyzes outcomes associated with educational programs. Evaluates technological advances for education

 

Qualifications

MSN or Master's in related field; if masters in related field required, BSN required

Doctorate preferred

Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience

Relevant teaching experienceLeadership and project management experience preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse license.CPR certification required.UPMC approved certification requiredCPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

Clearances must be dated within 90 days
 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct