PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The Manager of Clinical Education & Training (MCET) will be responsible for impacting Somatus clinical quality outcomes and educational outcomes by working collaboratively with the clinical management team. He/she will also be responsible for conducting clinical reviews, ensuring staff consistently adhere to state and federal regulations and stay focused on driving outstanding clinical and regulatory outcomes. The Manager of Clinical Education & Training (MCET) will assist in the development of policies, monitoring of employee training, responsible for overseeing employee annual competencies and all in-services including any other clinical program goals. This position will oversee Acutes, in-patient as well as out-patient dialysis services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Ensures compliance with state and federal regulatory standards as well as compliance with Somatus established policies and procedures by performing internal clinical reviews and mock surveys
- Follows up with Hospital Administrators (HA), Group Hospital Administrators, Clinical Managers, and Sr. Director of Hospital Services (SDHS) on the creation and completion of plans of correction for both internal and external reviews.
- Assists and audits Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) process at all Somatus acute units.
- Develops clinical process improvement initiatives using clinical and outcome data.
- Coordinates oversee and conduct the clinical education of all new hires within the mid Atlantic region as needed and directed.
- Coordinates oversee and conduct ongoing mandatory education of all clinical staffing and continuing education as needed and directed.
- Reviews Hospital's and MedSafe compliance reports quarterly and communicates staff compliance or deficiency results to Somatus Hospital Administrator, Clinical Managers and Sr. Director of Hospital Services.
- Coordinates and conducts regional preceptor training as Assists in clinical, operational development and transition of any acquired programs.
- Provides education and oversight to employees about infection prevention.
- Monitors the units to ensure safe practices of infection prevention according to the regulatory requirement s and hospital policies.
- Demonstrates ability to work with any patient or staff and does not discriminate on any bias including, but not limited to, race, gender, disease process, lifestyle, and religious s origins or beliefs.
- Assistance with the Tennessee Population Health Team, and other assigned duties.
- Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
- Ability to convey directions in an easily understood manner.
- Ability to listen and respond in an understanding manner with staff members.
- Flexibility to adjust to changing conditions and demands of the job.
- Ability to make sound decisions promptly.
- Ability to remain calm, interpret data and conditions as presented, and provide solutions under stress.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
- Moderately activate work, including walking and standing for considerable lengths of time.
- Talking and listening to communicate ideas or requirements to individual staff members.
- Visual acuity to prepare and read written material accurately.
- Ability to push, pull, and mobilize (with the assistance of wheels, carts, and other equipment) approximately up to 50 pounds.
- Audio acuity to listen attentively and accurately.
NOTE: For individuals that meet the standards for the American Disability Act, reasonable accommodation will be made to ensure equal opportunity to fulfill physical demands and improve working conditions.
- A degree in Nursing (Bachelor's degree preferred in nursing or health related field required.
EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:
- Current RN license in the state of practice.
- Current appropriate state licenses.
- Approximately five (5) years of nursing experience preferred; three (3) in acute or chronic dialysis preferred.
- Leadership experience strongly preferred.
- Minimum of two (2) years' acute dialysis experience.
- Valid drivers' license in the state of employment.
- Successful completion of the current American Heart Association BLS.
- Proficient computer skills including PowerPoint & Outlook, MS Word and Excel. 10. Ability to train and precept employees.
- Ability to travel as needed within the region.
- Ability to accommodate flexible scheduling.
- Demonstrated collaboration with operational leadership.
- Demonstrated team building and coaching/mentoring skills.
- Ability to seek a creative solution to the challenges of adult learning and education and continuing education.
- Solid reasoning, critical thinking, problem-solving abilities.
- Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) - experience with medical database software preferred.
- Demonstrated leadership competencies and management skills for the position, including excellent communication, customer service, continuous quality improvement, relationship development, results in orientation, team building, motivating employees, performance management and decision making.
- Demonstrated management skills necessary to provide leadership in the supervision of facility personnel and to ensure the delivery of maximum quality care to all patients.
Sr. Director of Hospital Services