Clinical Educator Allied Health

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Arlington, TX US
Job ID:
Clinical Learning
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Job Type:
Full Time
Texas Health Resources System Services

Why Texas Health Resources?
Our facilities are located across the greater Dallas – Ft. Worth area with a centrally located corporate office in Arlington, TX. We are one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the US that has the resources to offer a variety of career growth and professional development opportunities with equally remarkable benefits. Join our award-winning Texas Health family and contribute to our mission “to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve”. A few recent accomplishments we achieved include:
• 2015, 2016 and 2017 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®”
• 2015 “Healthiest Employer in North Texas” by Dallas Business Journal and 2015 Fortune “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials”
• Ranked #1 on the Fortune’s 2015 and 2016 “20 Best Workplaces in Health Care” and #2 on the nation's 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity for 2015 by Great Place to Work®
• 2015 and 2016 Platinum-level recognition from the American Heart Association (AHA) for being a “Fit-Friendly Worksite”
• 2015 Great Place to Work® and Fortune list of “50 Best Workplaces for Camaraderie”
• 2016 Becker's Healthcare’s "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare"
• Named by Hospital & Health Networks magazine as one of the nation’s 2016 “Most Wired” health care systems for the 16th time in 18 years
• Ranked #1 on 2016 “100 Best Workplaces for Women list” by Great Place to Work®
• Platinum-level recognition in the 2016 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® awards, sponsored by the National Business Group on Health (eighth year to appear on the list but is our first time to receive the Platinum award)
• Stage 7 Revalidation~ Texas Health Resources recently earned revalidation recognition for the premier award for electronic health record (EHR) adoption

The Clinical Education Specialist Allied Health will cover competencies for Respiratory and other allied health service lines- Dietary, lab, and pharmacy. The Education Specialist will facilitate competency development well as partner in the integration and deployment of education across the Texas Health Resources system.

Monday - Friday days with occasional evenings and weekend to meet business needs

Minimum Education Required:
Bachelor's Degree in Allied Health discipline
Master's Degree in Nursing

Minimum Experience Required:
1 year in staff development or adult education and 3 years in clinical experience

Current RN license to practice in the state of Texas
Allied Health certification

Effective leadership and interpersonal skills; verbal and written communication skills in English; current knowledge of professional and health care issues and nursing practice. Well organized. Must be tech savvy and have familiarity with utilizing a Learning Management System. Familiarity with software authoring tools such as lectora, captivate or articulate.

Job Duties:
Content Design & Development -
Translates current research and standards of practice to develop, analyze and coordinate a comprehensive plan of education for a targeted healthcare profession and discipline.
Designs content in line with business priorities and aligned with the organization’s KPIS.
Develops and implements clinical skills development solutions for changes in clinical practice, including documentation and aligned with functional and discipline specific competencies.
Develops and designs relevant content for programs including areas of onboarding, transition, continuing education, and other Texas Health clinical strategic imperatives.
Collaborates with manager to coordinate department regulatory compliance (i.e. TJC, CARF, CMS, etc.) in regards to new employee orientation and competence.  
Performs an annual needs assessment and evaluates the data to develop strategies to meet those needs via continuing education opportunities and in-services.
Applies for state discipline-specific board approval of continuing education units when applicable.
Provides and/or arranges for mandatory/recommended training/in-services per system/hospital/department requirements including interdisciplinary training as appropriate.  (Abuse and Neglect, FIM, RQI, HLPPE, etc.).  
Coordinates with nursing education to provide new preceptor training and evaluation.  
Participates and provides allied health input for various hospital committees  
Attends corporate committee meetings and provides input at the system level to enhance educational opportunities for allied health professionals.  
Serves as a master trainer in areas related to documentation, clinical competency, and Texas Health policy and practices in a particular area.
Builds pool of local SMEs and utilized SMEs in the delivery of content for specific practices.
Professional Development:
Participates in change and seeks opportunity for professional growth

Understands, promotes and values evidence based practice, quality improvement and research and utilizes in practice

Demonstrates commitment to lifelong learning and development

Entity Information:
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served.
Texas Health has 25 acute-care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with the system. It has more than 3,800 licensed beds, more than 21,100 employees of fully-owned/operated facilities plus 1,400 employees of consolidated joint ventures, and counts more than 5,500 physicians with active staff privileges at its hospitals.
At Texas Health, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence for all who come in contact with us, be they patients or our employees. We are committed to diversity in our workforce, and our mission to serve spreads across ethnic, cultural, economic and generational boundaries.  We invite you to join us in furthering your career through our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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