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Clinical Education Specialist - Home Health

  • Job ID: 830992460
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Home Healthcare
  • Department: Clinical Administration
  • Location: 300 Northepoint Circle, Seven Fields PA 16046
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $32.87 to $56.12 / hour

Description

UPMC Home Health is hiring a Clinical Education Specailist to join its team!

This is a Full-Time position working Monday-Friday, Daylight hours.

This position will be based out of Seven Fields PA, but will require travel to other offices and locations around the Pittsburgh Area.

Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of home health care in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Home Health has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our patients and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Make a true impact in your community where you’ll have the confidence that your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every day.



Responsibilities:

  • 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.)
  • 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.P
  • articipate 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. Demonstrates professional coaching and feedback skills.
  • 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. Serve as a clinical practice resource.
  • 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

 

Qualifications

  • MSN or Master's in related field; if masters in related field required, BSN required
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience
  • Relevant teaching experience


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse either in the state where the facility is located or in a state covered by a licensure compact agreement with the state where the facility is located. CPR certification required.UPMC approved certification preferredCPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
 

  • Automotive Insurance
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Driver's License
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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