• Clinical Educator (Nurse Practitioner)

    Posted Date 17 hours ago(8/13/2018 2:17 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-4899
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Human Capital
    Type
    Full Time Regular
  • Overview

     

    Clinical Educator ( Nurse Practitioner ) 

     

    The Clinical Educator is responsible for conducting training needs analysis, and developing clinical related training materials, communications and activities.  The Clinical Educator will conduct ongoing evaluations and assessments to ensure program effectiveness and recommend, and implement modifications as necessary.  The Clinical Educator will work with department and field leaders to identify content for training needs. The work will include conducting research on current clinical guidelines and best practices for the training topics.  Educational programs will be designed and developed for traditional classroom, live online, web-based, and blended learning activities.  The Clinical Educator will also assist in the development of processes to ensure compliance with guidelines, regulations and Matrix policies.  The Clinical Educator will participate in Risk and Quality Management programs, clinical meetings and other meetings as required.

     

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    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for developing evidence based training materials for Matrix clinical staff including Providers and Flex Providers, that support the delivery of comprehensive  health assessments and other care initiatives which  are individualized for Matrix  clients and members.
    • Develops and evaluates training materials that support the quality assurance activities and are consistent with Matrix medical network policies and protocols
    • Acts as a training and educational consultant to the Clinical Service department.
    • Responsible for developing a “train the trainer” program(s) and keeping the “trainers” supplied with updated training materials.
    • Participates in all mandatory training and compliance programs, seeks guidance for compliance-related concerns and adheres to all applicable laws, regulations and Matrix Medical Network policies and procedures.
    • Designs instructor-led,  web-based, and blended training materials.  And partners with Matrix Education developers to create the content. 
    • Conducts ongoing evaluations and assessments to ensure program effectiveness and recommends and implements modifications as necessary.
    • Collaborates with Clinical Service and Clinical Operation team to obtain information related to needed training programs and individual staff needs.
    • Manages and monitors priorities of active learning requests.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

     

    Educational Requirements:

    • Minimum 3 years practicing experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant.
    • Experience with adult learning theory/education and training development a plus
    • Master’s Degree in Nursing required
    • Board Certified Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant in Adult, Geriatric or Family Practice.

     

    Required Skills and Abilities:

    • Understanding of word processing, spreadsheet, project management and presentation software (Microsoft Office Suite).
    • Knowledge of software applications that would enhance design and effectively create curriculum to deliver and meet Clinical Services’ needs.
    • Demonstrated ability in effective and persuasive verbal communication skills in both individual and group settings. 
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate clear and concise written content.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents.
    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
    • Ability to speak effectively to members, providers, families and staff.
    • Must have proof of current CPR certification; instructor certification preferred.

     

    Success Factors:

     

    • Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of both external and internal customers, acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
    • Can effectively cope with change and uncertainty, and respond and “shift gears” comfortably.
    • Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to competently perform all aspects of the job.
    • Marshals resources (people, funding, material, and support) to get things done; orchestrates multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; uses resources effectively and efficiently; arranges information and files in a useful manner.
    • Is effective in a variety of formal presentation settings:  one-on-one, small and large groups, with peers, and leaders; commands attention and manages group process during the presentation; changes tactics midstream when something is not working.
    • Is effective in reviewing literature on clinical guidelines and issues and is able to translate research into understandable language for the learner
    • Is able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; gets the message across that has the desired effect.
    • Uses logical methods to solve problems with effective solutions; is proficient at honest analysis, looks beyond the obvious for solutions.
    • Consistently adheres to a core set of values and beliefs; acts in line with those values.
    • Creates a climate in which people want to do their best; empowers others; makes each individual feel his/her work is important.

     

    Physical and Psychological demands:

    • Requires prolonged sitting, bending, stooping, twisting, kneeling, crouching, drawling and/or stretching from seated or standing positions
    • Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate medical equipment, keyboard, telephone, copier, calculator and other office equipment
    • Requires close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust visual focus, hearing and smelling
    • Requires flexibility to readily adapt to a changing and growing environment
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision to record, prepare and communicate appropriate information via telephone or computer.
    • Must be able to communicate information to a group.
    • Requires moderate to intense concentration due to complexity of the job.
    • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
    • Ability to drive a car and also have the ability to travel by public transportation and airplanes.
    • Must be able to observe “Universal Precautions” for blood-borne pathogens and body fluids.

     

    Supervisory Responsibility:  None

     

    Travel Requirements: Travel may be required.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    May work in a variety of settings that may include e.g. general office setting, formal training center, hotel conf. room, remote settings as well as the NP environment. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to variable temperatures, fumes or airborne particles, blood and other body fluids.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  The time will be split between administrative and clinical duties based on the needs of Matrix Medical Network.

     

     

    The preceding functions may not be comprehensive in scope regarding work performed by an employee assigned to this position classification.  Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of this position.  Management also reserves the right to make reasonable accommodations so that a qualified employee(s) can perform the essential functions of the position.

     

    Matrix Medical Network is a proud equal opportunity employer. 

     

     

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