The Educator, Health Plans plans, manages, and evaluates clinical orientation and ongoing education and training programs for staff across the Enterprise. Collaborates with regional/program leadership in the delivery of new hire and ongoing clinical education and competency development. Develops new and modifies existing curriculum and training materials to ensure all clinical training and educational needs are met. Recommends and implements approved changes to ensure effective clinical education and training support for field operations. Partners with Centers of Excellence to develop clinical standards, guidelines, relevant statutes, rules and regulations. Facilitates enterprise-wide consistency of dissemination of standardized clinical education policies, procedures and programs. May consider candidates with strong UAS, care management skills/experience and interest in education.
- Manages and delivers clinical education programs designed to foster high quality care through implementation of evidence based practice, performance improvement activities, and professional staff development.
- Collaborates with Education staff in the development of an annual training calendar to ensure a coordinated approach to ongoing programs.
- Ensures clinical education programs are aligned with CMS Triple Aim framework:improving the patient’s experience of care (including quality and satisfaction), improving the health of populations, and reducing the per capita cost of healthcare.
- Manages implementation of clinical staff development programs such as orientation, in-services, training and other learning activities. Ensures that development and delivery of programs meet the strategic objectives of the VNSNY CHOICE or specific programs.
- Current license and registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State required.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in nursing required. Certification in Nursing Education preferred.
Minimum four years’ experience in a community based or long term home health setting, including at least two years with a primary focus on education and training, required
- Experience in a health care setting in a teaching capacity with an understanding of adult education and learning processes preferred.
- Effective oral and written communication, presentation, analytical, coaching and organizational skills required. Knowledge of computer applications required.
The Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation's largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organization, serving the five boroughs of New York City, and Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Countries. For over 125 years, VNSNY has been committed to improving the health and well-being of people through high-quality, cost effective healthcare in the home and community. We offer a wide range of services, programs, and health plans to meet the diverse needs of our patients, members, and clients from before birth to the end of life. Each day, more than 13,000 VNSNY employees - including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, other allied professionals, and paraprofessionals - deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to more than 44,000 patients and members, helping them to live the best lives possible in their homes and communities.