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Kaiser Permanente - Nursing Prof Dev Specialist, Walnut Creek, Labor & Delivery

Company: University of California
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Home > Kaiser Permanente - Nursing Prof Dev Specialist, Walnut Creek, Labor & Delivery Kaiser Permanente - Nursing Prof Dev Specialist, Walnut Creek, Labor & Delivery Location : - Walnut Creek , CA United States Job Posted Date : - August 5, 2022 Full-time Positions Population : - Nursing

  • Clinical Educator
  • Provides educational opportunities that benefit nurses at all stages of their career development. Assists learners in the assessment of needs and identification of outcomes. Incorporates principles of adult learning in implementation of education programs. Identifies and evaluates high quality, culturally diverse instructional materials in all types of media and formats. Adjusts content and teaching strategies to meet learner needs. Provides ongoing assessment of individual performance in clinical and KPHC proficiencies for PCS staff and management and reports to Director of Clinical Education, Practice, and Informatics. Identifies individuals who do not meet established competency expectations and recommends a formal action plan to PCS Management.
  • Program and Curriculum Development / Evaluation
  • Develops, designs, evaluates, and manages professional development programs based on principles of adult learning that foster the development of competence in the nursing staff. Conducts ongoing evaluation of the quality and effectiveness of educational activities to ensure they maintain and enhance professional development and promote the delivery of cost-effective high quality healthcare. Develops/coordinates education plans related to orientation of new staff to the organization, initial and ongoing competency validation, core education to address patient population specific nursing care, and core education for the development of beside leaders.
  • Clinical practice standards
  • Responds to changes in nursing practice / nursing theory and develops programs to support those changes. Conducts research into professional and community practice standards, technology, clinical informatics, and clinical innovations for improved patient care.
  • Clinical informatics expert
  • Ensures that KPHC is leveraged for the benefit of nursing practice and improved excellence in patient care systems and processes. Assesses opportunities to support clinical practices through the use of KPHC by analyzing clinical workflow to determine current practices and facilitating the improvement of specific nursing practices and processes.
  • Clinical practice and Informatics interface
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of trends and advances in the field of Nursing and Healthcare Informatics, as well as new developments in hardware and software technology. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of nursing practices, regulatory standards, and organizational priorities. Consults staff and leadership in areas of clinical expertise (e.g. workflow and clinical use recommendations), provides information on current clinical practice, and addresses clinical questions. Ensures optimization efforts are identified and implemented to support clinical decision making that supports high quality and safe patient care.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary committees to integrate educational activities into clinical care and clinical informatics / appropriate use of KPHC into educational activities and clinical care. Addresses KPHC and workflow issues through Regional Domains, local Domains and Cross Functional Domain. Provides leadership for clinical IT enhancements.
  • Oversight
  • Provides investigation, recommendation, prioritization and evaluation of clinical risk, and correction plans for arising concerns and issues as a result of KPHC and clinical education. Monitors, tracks, and follows up on such concerns / issues. Escalates any patient safety issues identified with workflow disruptions. Assures education, programs, and classes meet budget guidelines.
  • Strategic Communication
  • Maintains flexibility when managing multiple roles and responsibilities. Interprets and communicates across multiple disciplines. Promotes a safe and healthy work environment. Job Requirements : - Basic Qualifications:Experience
    • Minimum three (3) years of clinical nursing experience -Education
      • Graduate of accredited school of nursing Bachelors Degree in Nursing, or Masters Degree in Nursing earned through a direct entry MSN -License, Certification, Registration
        • Registered Nurse License (California) required at hire
        • Basic Life Support -Additional Requirements:
          • Knowledge of Nurse Practice Act, federal, state, and local requirements.
          • Demonstrated knowledge in KP HealthConnect including functionality and expertise in workflows (or for external hires, similarly integrated medical record).
          • Demonstrated knowledge of medical center policy and procedure requirements, specialty training and competency requirements.
          • National Certification required within one year of hire
          • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment. -Preferred Qualifications:
            • Minimum six (6) months of experience coordinating or managing education program /curriculum design, development and evaluation/assessment preferred.
            • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) or PhD in Nursing preferred How to Apply : - We offer a comprehensive compensation package, including employer-paid medical, dental and coverage for eligible dependents. Competitive wages, generous paid time-off and a comprehensive retirement plan are just part of the exceptional benefits offered to Kaiser Permanente employees. Please visit our kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details. Job posting # is 1094793 As the nation's leading not-for-profit health plan, we proudly serve 12+ million members from 600+ locations in 8 states and D.C. Together, we work as one to positively impact the lives of our members, employees, and communities. Throughout our history, we have led the way in pioneering preventive medicine, conducting comprehensive research, and driving innovative practices. And we're just getting started. Our commitment to making lives better extends to the neighborhoods in which we live, the communities we serve, and the planet we call home.
              Are you interested in building your career at a place where you can drive quality, inspire excellence, and create change for the better? Bring your talents to Kaiser Permanente, and see your visionary ideas make a difference in the lives of others. Learn more by visiting kp.org/careers.

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