RN Clinical Professional Development Educator
Company: The Medical Center of Aurora
Posted on: October 12, 2019
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you
enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment?
Jump-start your career as RN Clinical Professional Development
Educator with HealthONE/HCA. Submit your application today!
This position is PRN and will provide support throughout the
Our colleagues come first. We provide a total compensation package
to make sure your needs are met.
- 401(k) with 100% Annual Match
- Education Assistance
- Stock Purchase Plan
- Paid Family Leave
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Student Loan Assistant
- Clinical Certifications Support
- Scholarships for Dependents
- Financial Wellness and Coaching
- Education and College Advising Leading Hospitals. Trusted
HealthONE -- is the largest healthcare system in the metro Denver
area with more than 10,000 employees. As part of the HealthONE
family, The Medical Center of Aurora, North Suburban Medical
Center, Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center, Rocky Mountain
Hospital for Children, Rose Medical Center, Sky Ridge Medical
Center, Swedish Medical Center, and Spalding Rehabilitation
Hospital work together to provide a higher level of care.
In addition, our family of services includes six hospital
free-standing emergency departments and numerous ambulatory surgery
centers, occupational medicine clinics, physician practices,
imaging centers, and AIRLIFE-DENVER, which provides critical care
air and ground transportation across a 10-state region.
RN Clinical Professional Development Educator
This position 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
---Provides orientation/onboarding programs to promote employee
---Conducts orientation in a manner that facilitates a positive
---Promotes cost effectiveness through implementation of efficient
---Role models organizational and personal commitment to new
---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
---Comprehends and interprets competencies to staff
---Role models competent practice
---Identifies learning needs of staff
---Assesses practice gaps comparing competencies to actual
---Plans educational content with learner engagement
---Collaborates with the Clinical Education Market Director to
review outcomes data to evaluate and refine competency management
---Identifies appropriate resources for problem solving
Education is designed to improve professional practice and
provision of quality care. To accomplish this goal the CPDE
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
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
---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
---Promotes safe, quality and compassionate patient care.
---Aligns educational programs with organization's policies and
---Ensures that educational programs meet regulatory
---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
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. CPDE may conduct, encourage,
facilitate, and/or participate in research, EBP, and QI, including
dissemination of findings. To meet this expectation includes the
---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
---Supports research activities that align with the organizational
---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 times of change
The CPDE collaborates with partners to share experience in planning
and decision making to achieve the desired results.
Inter-professional collaboration involves multiple healthcare
personnel from different professional backgrounds collaborating to
deliver the highest quality.
---Works collaboratively with inter-professional teams as
---Identifies opportunities for collaboration; initiates
collaborative efforts i.e., facility Chief Nursing Officer (CNO),
Associate CNO and Nursing Directors
---Considers and communicates impact of activities on other
---Demonstrates the ability to utilize evidence-based simulation
models to design, implement, evaluate, and standardize educational
programs for staff in the use of clinical simulation, debriefing
---Communicates professionally using appropriate methods
---Collaborates with the Market Director, Clinical Professional
Development on a regular basis to review outcomes data to evaluate
and refine educational activities.
---Contributes to organizational initiatives/strategic planning as
Professional Role Development
Professional role development involves identification and
development of strategies to facilitate a continuous process of
maturation through lifelong learning. This type of development
allows for role transition, role integration, skill acquisition and
mastery as learners advance from novice to expert in their
professions and specialties. To meet this expectation includes the
---Participates in lifelong learning; provides lifelong
---Provides expertise in identifying professional development needs
of individual staff
---Assists staff to identify areas for individual growth in current
---Directs staff to career advancement resources
---Utilizes novice to expert continuum when developing staff
---Contributes insights and feedback for succession planning
---Identifies and provides opportunities for skill enhancement and
---Monitors the practices or operations with reference to laws,
regulations, guidelines, or industry practices to assess
compliance, risk, or exposure while communicating key performance
indicators for clinical education service line within their
---Ensures that the work of the clinical education team develops
educational content to meets the accreditation standards of the
Joint Commission, Medicare, Medicaid and similar organizations from
an educational perspective.
---Accountable for delivery of clinical education services and
practices that create a patient-centered organization, driven by
customer feedback and data.
---Ensures efficient and effective delivery of quality clinical
education content and programs to drive improved clinical
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