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RN Clinical Education Specialist (Homecare)

Job Location: Mystic, CT Submit Resume and Cover Letter

RN Clinical Education Specialist (Homecare) (700390)

Masonicare Home Health & Hospice - Mystic, CT

Full Time

Day Shift

**COMMUTING BETWEEN BOTH MYSTIC AND DANIELSON BRANCHES**

The Clinical Education Specialist directs all activities related to the development of clinical agency staff and oversees the implementation of State and Federal, guidelines.  The Clinical Education Specialist oversees the development of new programs, while assuring compliance to state, federal, and accreditation guidelines and regulations.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Develops new clinical programs for the organization. Designs guideline manuals for clinical programs.

  2. Plans and implements cost-effective educational programs to meet identified learning needs and enhance adult, geriatric, pediatric, and neonatal patient care outcomes.Provides in-service education and in facilitating organizational learning.

  3. Develops an appropriate evaluation system to determine effectiveness of educational activities and develops annual needs assessment.

  4. Collaborates with management in all offices on educational assessments, recommendations, and outcomes.

  5. Reviews policies annually and updates as needed according to State, Federal and OSHA regulations.Collaborates with management and staff in writing policy related to clinical staff development.

  6. Consults with Supervisors of Clinical Services to support understanding and addressing clinical components related to OSHA, State and Federal regulations.

  7. Facilitates publication of journal articles relevant to home care topics.

  8. Investigates and participates in pertinent research projects.

  9. Participates in grant investigation, development, and writing.

  10. Makes educational resources available to all staff members.

  11. Communicates effectively and tactfully with clients, recognizing their age, cultural diversity, needs, abilities and physical condition.

  12. Provides care and services that demonstrate behaviors that demonstrate the principles of person-centered care including affording people dignity, respect and compassion, offering coordinated care, support and treatment and care that is personalized.

  13. Can be depended upon to report to work on-time, use time off appropriately, and complete annual education & medical requirements.

  14. Performs related and other duties as required including participating in designated committees as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Minimum of Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an NLN accredited college or university.

  2. Three (3) years experience in acute care/home care/public health administration

  3. Two years experience in staff development.

  4. Teaching experience in an acute care, home health or public health arena.

  5. Current Connecticut RN License.

  6. Maintains current Drivers’ License and auto insurance.

  7. Possess reliable transportation (Exception: Employees who utilize public transportation—Supervisor approval required).

RN Clinical Education Specialist (Homecare)

Job ID: 12513629 Submit Resume and Cover Letter

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