Facility Clinical Professional Development Educator
Company: West Valley Medical Center-Idaho
Posted on: November 1, 2018
West Valley Medical Center (WVMC) provides a small-town, friendly environment with a big-city commitment to high-quality patient care. Located in Caldwell, Idaho, this 150-bed facility comes nationally accredited and consistently awarded for performance and clinical outcomes. The WVMC team is comprised of 800 employees and volunteers, and based within a three-story hospital and several off-site community clinics. WVMC offers a full-spectrum of services, including state-of-the-art cardiology, 24/7 emergency care, advanced orthopedics, robot-assisted surgery, pediatrics, mental health, and women's services. In 2017 WVMC was named among the Top 100 Hospitals for the fourth consecutive year by Truven Health Analytics.
WVMC is part of HCA's network of more than 300 affiliate hospitals, outpatient centers and business offices across the country. HCA and WVMC are all about caring for people, and that care extends to patients, families and employees.
Located within The Treasure of the Valley, WVMC stands as a pillar of excellence for our friendly community. Caldwell offers a family-friendly culture with walking paths, recreational parks, two golf courses, the Boise River and a short commute to Boise and countless outdoor adventures.
FACILITY CLINICAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT EDUCATOR (CPDE) :
This position is responsible for enhancing professional practice and the provision of quality patient care by providing evidence-based, quality educational programs and activities that promote professional competency for nursing, inter-professional and non-licensed clinical staff at assigned facility.
The CPDE actively collaborates in the entire orientation/onboarding process. This includes participating in the development, coordination, managing, facilitating, conducting, and evaluating on-boarding and orientation programs for nursing and other healthcare personnel.
The CPDE is responsible to have the expertise in competency assessment in order to participate in the development, coordination, and managing, facilitating, conducting, and evaluating competency.
Education is designed to improve professional practice and provision of quality care. To accomplish this goal the CPDS participates in designing and identifying educational activities to address practice gaps for identified target audiences, which may include licensed and non-licensed healthcare personal in alignment with HCA and division clinical education request and development processes. These activities are developed to achieve specific outcomes related to identified deficits or opportunities for improvement in knowledge, skill and practice.
Research Evidence-based Practice (EBP)/Quality Improvement (Q:)
The CPDE must promote and integrate the EBP in order to continuously improve practice. In addition, they promote research, EBP, and QI in patient care settings. CPDS may conduct, encourage, facilitate, and/or participate in research, EBP, and QI, including dissemination of findings.
The CPDE collaborates with partners to share experience in planning and decision making to achieve the desired results. Interprofessional collaboration involves multiple healthcare personnel from different professional backgrounds collaborating to deliver the highest quality.
Professional Role Development:
Professional role development involves identification and development of strategies to facilitate a continuous process of maturation through lifelong learning. This type of development allows for role transition, role integration, skill acquisition and mastery as learners advance from novice to expert in their professions and specialties.
- Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Education or other clinical related Field required. Master's degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Education or other clinical field preferred.
- 3 years of experience in clinical education; 5 years' experience in an acute care hospital required.
- Currently licensed as appropriate to education in the state(s) in which he or she practices, in accordance with law and regulation required.
- Certification as NPD Practitioner and/or clinical certification as recognized by American Nurse Credentialing Center preferred .
- BLS certification by American Heart Association required .
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA.
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