In collaboration with Clinician Group leadership and Organizational Development participates in assessment of educational needs of clinical, non - clinical staff, and front office staff; participates in development of curriculum; conducts research to obtain most recent information about identified topic; delivers curricula to targeted groups including instruction in theory and provision of clinical experience; evaluates effectiveness of curricula through analyses of class participation, feedback and written tests; participates in workshops designed for career advancement of clinic staff; instructs staff of all levels in orientation and other programs; supervises learning experiences of staff in programs; acts as a role model to nursing, medical assistants, and health care office staff by demonstrating and teaching professional behaviors; participates in and delivers approved continuing education programs to enhance professional competence; prepares and submits reports as required; maintains records of those persons participating in educational programs; protects human and civil rights of patients and or clients and staff; may participate on committees and in recruitment process; performs related duties as required, and will be called upon to work some nights or weekends depending on the educational needs of the organization.
EDUCATION: Associates Degree in Nursing, (ADN) required. Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current New Mexico RN license, BLS issued through American Heart Association certification required.
Advanced knowledge of quality and safety programs, research, regulations and data management
Considerable knowledge of outpatient clinic operations, principles and practices
Knowledge of teaching, coaching and evaluation of principles and techniques
Basic leadership abilities
Self-directed and detail orientated
Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
Works independently and as a team member,
Employs discretion and confidentiality in sensitive areas
Read, interpret, and follow instructions
Ability to train on computer related to clinical documentation;
demonstrated knowledge with outpatient practice management
Basic understanding of electronic medical records systems
Proficient in Outlook, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
EXPERIENCE: Three years of clinical experience with one year of leadership/education experience (lead or charge nurse) preferred. One year of experience performing analytics and research preferred.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to Director of Ambulatory Patient Care
- Bloodborne pathogen B: - If involved in clinical contact.
Works in a clean, well-lighted, smoke free environment.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Intermittent physical effort such as walking, standing, sitting and those activities involved with patient care, occasional pushing, pulling, and lifting. Moving educational equipment and supplies as needed for classes. Flexibility in scheduling required.
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.