Position is responsible for development and implementation of a comprehensive, integrated organizational clinical education for clinical disciplines and selected professional development programs in alignment with organizational needs and strategic objectives. In collaboration with clinical leadership, coordinates the assessment, design, delivery and evaluation of all clinical educational activities. A key objective is prioritizing educational needs to ensure clinical staff competency requirements are met.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in Nursing. Master's degree in nursing or related field required.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current New Mexico registered nurse license, ANCC certification in Nursing Continuing Education/Staff development preferred. BLS certification issued through American Heart Association required. BLS instructor certification highly recommended.
Ability to communicate with staff at all levels within an organization
Oral and written presentation skills, including PowerPoint and Excel
Ability to analyze and respond to educational needs
Ability to establish performance objectives, track and report outcomes
Ability to manage multiple priorities with accountability for deadlines
Ability to develop and managing operating budgets
Ability to develop effective professional relationships, including relationships with external entities
EXPERIENCE: Minimumof three years' experience as a clinical educator in a health care system required. Managerial experience preferred.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Reports to: Executive Director of Nursing
Supervises: Clinical Educators and support staff. Matrix responsibility to clinical educators in other departments (i.e. surgical services and medical group).
- Bloodborne pathogen A
Works in clean, well-lighted, ventilated smoke-free environment. Subject to stressful professional relationships. May involve some travel. Requires knowledge of general safety standards.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Subject to stressful professional relationships. Working hours vary, with flexibility due to unexpected changes in schedule and emergencies. Requires the ability to speak, listen, develop and communicate written materials.Frequent prolonged periods of sitting. Extensive use of hands for writing and use of computer. Moderate physical effort (able to lift/carry up to 15 pounds).
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.