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Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ERs, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Healths top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us.
Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
The HCA Clinical Education Service Line (CESL) is part of our strategic nursing initiative to create an organizational structure (shared services) focused specifically on clinical education. The CESL will develop and deploy consistent world-class curriculum, content, and programs across HCA's 200 acute care facilities nationwide. The strategy of our center shared services implementation focuses on our amazing clinical educators dedicating their time in high value-add, top of skill efforts with our clinicians. To aid in this effort, HCA will leverage size and scale to share clinical education best practices across the enterprise and help make decisions that will positively impact our patient outcomes.
Were excited to advance and hope you will join us on our mission to support the care and improvement of human life!
The Clinical Professional Development Educator (CPDE), with a Surgical Services emphasis and supporting Los Robles Regional Medical Center and West Hills Hospital & Medical Center, is responsible for enhancing professional practice and the provision of quality patient care by providing evidence-based, quality educational programs and activities that promote professional competency for nursing, inter-professional and non-licensed clinical staff at assigned facility.
The CPDE actively collaborates in the entire orientation/onboarding process. This includes participating in the development, coordination, managing, facilitating, conducting, and evaluating on-boarding and orientation programs for nursing and other healthcare personnel. To meet this expectation includes the following:
Provides orientation/onboarding programs to promote employee retention
Conducts orientation in a manner that facilitates a positive learning environment
Promotes cost effectiveness through implementation of efficient orientation/onboarding practices
Role models organizational and personal commitment to new employee success
Collaborates with the Education Coordinator the logistics of orientation to keep all stakeholders informed
Collaborates with the Director Clinical Professional Development to adjust the program based on evaluation results
Incorporates organizational values/culture
The CPDE is responsible to have the expertise in competency assessment in order to participate in the development, coordination, and managing, facilitating, conducting, and evaluating competency. To meet this expectation includes the following:
Comprehends and interprets competencies to staff
Role models competent practice
Identifies learning needs of staff
Assesses practice gaps comparing competencies to actual practice
Plans educational content with learner engagement
Collaborates with the Clinical Education Market Director to review outcomes data to evaluate and refine competency management activities.
Identifies appropriate resources for problem solving
Education is designed to improve professional practice and provision of quality care. To accomplish this goal the CPDS participates in designing and identifying educational activities to address practice gaps for identified target audiences, which may include licensed and non-licensed healthcare personal in alignment with HCA and division clinical education request and development processes. These activities are developed to achieve specific outcomes related to identified deficits or opportunities for improvement in knowledge, skill and practice. To meet this expectation includes the following:
Assesses practice gaps.
Identifies learning needs.
Identifies desired outcomes
Plans educational content delivery with learner engagement.
Collaborates with Clinical Education Market Director to evaluate and adjust educational programs based on evaluations and feedback
Promotes safe, quality and compassionate patient care.
Aligns educational programs with organizations policies and procedures
Ensures that educational programs meet regulatory requirements.
Understands adult educational theory and able to apply to the development of educational programs.
Demonstrates an understanding and ability to apply evaluation methodologies, (i.e., Kirkpatrick) into courses and curriculum to refine clinical programs.
Incorporates organizational values/culture.
Supports new ideas and innovation in educational design
Identifies resources for problem solving.
Utilizes current, best evidence.
Provides staff with resources and education to implement changes
Research Evidence-based Practice (EBP)/Quality Improvement (QI)
The CPDE must promote and integrate the EBP in order to continuously improve practice. In addition, they promote research, EBP, and QI in patient care settings. CPDS may conduct, encourage, facilitate, and/or participate in research, EBP, and QI, including dissemination of findings. To meet this expectation includes the following:
Works with others to identify problems and solutions and collaboratively create the change strategy
Assists in the implementation of change strategies
Embraces meaningful change and fosters acceptance, adoption and action toward change in others
Identifies appropriate evidence to guide practice decisions
Creates a supportive environment for nursing research, scientific inquiry, quality improvement and evidenced-base practice
Supports research activities that align with the organizational strategic plan
Disseminates research findings through educational programs, courses, and other activities
Consistently maintains and sustain practice changes using principles of implementation science
Exhibits creativity and flexibility through time...
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