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Clinical Education Specialist (RN) - Clinic

Company: University of Colorado
Location: Aurora
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Clinical Education Specialist (RN) University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Department: Community Practice Medicine Official Title: Health Care Principal Professional Working Title: Clinical Education Specialist (RN) Position - Requisition Job Summary: The Clinical Education Specialist is a Registered Nurse who collaborates with the health care team to ensure safe, effective, evidence-based and quality patient care in the ambulatory/clinic setting. The Clinical Education Specialist is responsible for the design and implementation of education programs and professional development of ambulatory staff - focused on clinical outcomes, best practices, workflow optimizations, and staff/practice development. The Clinical Education Specialist reports to the Director of Quality and will work closely with other Clinical Educators, the Quality Department, Regional Directors, Practice Leadership and/or in our Community Practice Primary Care and Specialty areas. The Clinical Education Specialist ensures that all competencies and skills are current and relevant for the clinic staff, while acting as a change agent, leader, and role model with the goal of having all clinical staff work at the top of their licenses/certifications. The Clinical Education Specialist will aim to reduce fragmentation through best practice education and skill competencies in order to ensure that all ambulatory services are of the highest quality and implemented throughout the CU School of Medicine Community Practice clinics. Key Responsibilities: Facilitates clinical precepting schedules with local clinic leadership, intermittent follow-up, and competency assessment to clinical staff. Onboarding of new employees including socializing and integrating an employee to the organization with a focus on retention and growth. Creates individualized orientation plans to guide new employees to job competencies or existing employees to changing roles/responsibilities based on analytical, evaluative, and interpretive assessment and critical thinking skills. Ensures that processes are in place for documentation of orientation and other educational activities; ensures employee files meet CU Community Practice and all regulatory requirements. Available to act as a subject matter expert for healthcare personnel including but not limited to Medical Assistants, Patient Care Technicians, and Front Desk Staff utilizing discretion and independent judgement. Provides advice and guidance to Medical Assistants, Patient Care Technicians, and Front Desk Staff regarding office practices and operating procedures. Assists the Director of Quality and other Clinical Educators with workload management and process improvement projects to ensure each clinic is effectively supported. Educates technical and patient care staff in the use of new equipment, and instruments; coordinates in-service training and workshops for appropriate staff. Why Join Us: The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, ECO pass, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit: Diversity and Equity: The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty, and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment. Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in nursing and active, unrestrictive Registered Nurse licensure. At least three (3) years of clinical nursing experience. At least one (1) year of experience with clinical or community education, ambulatory care nursing. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree, accreditation or certification in specialty care, ambulatory care, education. Preceptor or educational experience focused on adult learners. Five (5) years of clinical experience in medical office setting, ambulatory care. Nursing certification in specialty care area. EPIC experience. Bilingual, Spanish-speaking. CPR Instructor certification. Conditions of Employment: Registered Nurse (RN), State of Colorado. Current healthcare provider level BLS certification, American Heart or American Red Cross. Be able to perform the clinical and/or technical competencies on which education is provided. Must be able to travel to alternate locations as assigned. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Strong organizational and personal skills. Strong medical terminology knowledge and skills. Strong knowledge of value-based care and risk-based coding procedures in Primary Care. Strong knowledge of medication and injection procedures. Knowledge or CPT & ICD-10 procedures. Ability to use various types of equipment for examination and treatment procedures within scope of practice. Ability to maintain quality control standards. Ability to identify problems and collaborate for solutions. Ability to adhere to all policies and procedures, including but not limited to standards for safety, attendance, punctuality, and personal appearance. Must have strong presentation skills to showcase credibility and effectiveness. How to Apply: For full consideration, please submit the following document(s): A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position. Curriculum vitae / Resume Three to five professional references including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address. Questions should be directed to: Melissa Legg, Screening of Applications Begins: Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. Anticipated Pay Range: The salary range for this position has been established as $69,511 to $93,145. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position may be eligible for overtime compensation depending on the level. Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line. Total Compensation Calculator: ADA Statement: The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at . Background Check Statement: The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students, and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. Vaccination Statement: The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date. Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at: Anschutz: Unit-Specific Exemptions: Anschutz Campus - Accommodations may be granted for medical or religious reasons. The University of Colorado seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty, and staff of diverse backgrounds.

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