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Facility: GSS IA Ottumwa
Location: Ottumwa, IA
Address: 2035 Chester Ave, Ottumwa, IA 52501, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
The Clinical Learning & Development Specialist serves as a clinical educator in long-term care settings. The work is diverse, meaningful and provides an opportunity to directly impact care delivery through education and training. The team is dynamic, innovative and supportive with a strong sense of collaboration and service delivery.
Responsible for assessing, planning, coordinating, teaching, and/or evaluating education and training programs within designated assigned areas. Develops alternative methodologies for education based on adult learning principles. Collaborates with leaders, employees, educational facilities, and other community agencies and other consortium institutions. Responsible for assessing, managing and documenting needs of department related to rules and regulations, compliance risk management safety. Includes education focused on safety and education of outside sources. Coordinates, develops and provides ongoing education within departments. Understands the competency process of validation. Is self-directed and accountable for ongoing learning and education. Facilitates research. Serves as resource to those identified as customers/clients. Able to analyze and synthesize data to assess and evaluate educational needs. Demonstrates effective collaborative skills with administrators, other educators, and/or health team members to identify learning needs and the resources necessary to meet customer/client needs. Flexible and rapidly responds to and/or facilitates planned organizational changes through the use of educational processes. Willing to assume and able to demonstrate leadership and management skills. Uses adult learning principles to assess, plan, coordinate and/or provide educational programs that meet the needs of customers/clients appropriate to age specific needs, growth and development or role status. Uses research and health related literature to enhance care practice related to age specific needs, growth and development and/or role status. Effective communication skills are essential: personal, verbal, written, and electronic. Ability to develop strong working relationships, manage projects, facilitate change processes and effectively communicate to achieve organizational goals. Demonstrates successfully working with diverse groups of people in order to accomplish a common goal. Demonstrable proficiency in Microsoft Office/Windows applications, analytical decision-making, information gathering, presentation, project management, group facilitation, innovative problem solving, and demonstrable training skills.
Bachelor’s degree required. Preferably in a clinical field based on licensure, training and development, organizational development, or healthcare field. If degree is in nursing, graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). ). If applicant does not have a bachelor’s degree, leadership may consider an alternative clinical education and six years equivalent work experience.
A minimum of one year of hands-on clinical experience required based on licensure. Demonstrated involvement in clinical process improvement initiatives preferred.
Currently holds a professional and unencumbered clinical license with the applicable state(s) administered examiners and awarded by a governmental licensing agency. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications based on program training needs of the department and population focus. Additional certifications may include, but not limited to, Emergency Nurses Association Membership in order to serve as a course director for Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC), Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC), Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association. Instructor Trainer to teach BLS may also be applicable and required to perform duties of the job. May be required to possess a valid driver’s license.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .
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Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Human Resources
Req Number: R-56289