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Clinical Educator Generalist Wound Care Full Time

Job ID SDMC-2001040 Date Posted 03/26/2020 Location Antioch, California Schedule/Shift Full Time/ Day
Position Overview:

Develops programs designed to enrich skills or meet identified goals and educational needs in all hospital departments with specialty in wound care service. Collaborates with department managers regarding development and evaluation of staff competency assessments; and serves as a resource for department based preceptors/mentors. Manages and administers the successful implementation of assigned projects as defined by Sutter Health needs. Assists in the development and implementation of computer based clinical educational programs and required documentation. Plays a key role in process improvement and LEAN projects by performing operational assessments and analyses. Research and identify best practices, facilitating groups and teams, managing projects, presenting results and recommendation and developing measurement tools to improve wound care process toward greater efficiency and effectiveness. Works as part of the Education team in the development of educational programs including those for wound care services.  Assist and administer regulatory competency  Program development with an assessment and evaluation process. Collaborates with and supports Managers/Directors in the development of patient care standards. Participates in the preparation of manuals, guides, policies and other materials contributing to improving clinical performance, updating staff instruction, and the maintenance of patient care standards. Develops and evaluates instructional material for use in educational programs, both staff and patient/family education. Serves as a clinical consultant to patient care staff, physicians and other ancillary staff as appropriate. Instructs in programs within areas of expertise. Collaborates with Sutter Health educators, community educators, educators from other healthcare agencies, and educational service agencies to share and coordinate educational offerings. Ensures that competencies throughout the medical center meet the regulatory needs and standards.



Qualifications:

Education/Licensure/Certification:

  • Bachelor's Degree - BSN Required
  • Master's Degree Preferred
  • Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program Required
  • Registered Nurse - State Licensure - RN required upon hire
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support - ACLS required upon hire  
  • Wound Care Certified WCC and Wound Ostomy Continence - WOC or Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing Certification WOCN from The Wound Ostomy Continence Certification Board (WOCNCB) within 90 Days of Hire is Required

Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in patient assessment and interdisciplinary care planning

    related to wound healing and ostomy care including making essential determination on

    supplies needed to meet patient needs in facility and at discharge. Experience in the

    utilization of appropriated specialty beds through patient assessment for risk factors to

    minimize the risk of skin breakdown. Must learn operations of relevant equipment units is required

  • Recent experience developing and implementing Wound Care supplies catalog and

    instruction is required

  • Recent experience in developing Wound Care support structure and contributes to

    learning is required

  • Assist the MS staff in the optimal use of the computer systems applications preferred
  • Recent experience in outpatient wound care teaching to maintain continuity of wound

    care preferred

Skills and Knowledge
  • Demonstrated knowledge of education theory and practice

  • Ability to read, writes, understand and follow English verbal and written instructions

  • Knowledge of and experience with Simulation training techniques and learning labs

  • Knowledge of and experience with e-learning platforms, Healthstream is preferable

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, EPIC and OpTime preferred

  • Demonstrated oral and written skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively with hospital staff, physicians, and outside agencies

  • Demonstrated proficiency and knowledge of word-processing, presentation & spreadsheet software, contribution to Wound Care dashboard

  • Must have effective problem solving skills and ability to concentrate on multiple and varied tasks meeting deadlines

  • Ability to work with a minimal amount of supervision and effectively establish work priorities while receiving work from more than one person

  • Works closely with business and clinical operations to obtain or create workflow documentation of current application use

  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills

  • Knowledge of and experience with Simulation training techniques and learning labs

  • Knowledge of and experience with e-learning platforms, Healthstream is preferable

  • Responsible for ensuring data integrity through periodic audits and reviewing/revising policies and procedures in the use of supplied system software

  • Communicates status of key issues on a regular basis to management

  • Assists with or conduct training sessions as required for health care providers and customers

  • Attends training sessions and learns how to use other software applications in order to actively and effectively use those applications during interface and integration testing

  • Continues to increase knowledge base as the product functionality is changed or enhanced, through attendance of appropriate application and technical training sessions

  • Other duties as deemed necessary by Manager



Organization: Sutter Delta Medical Center
Employee Status: Regular
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Other
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans

This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.

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