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Education Specialist, RN - Hospice - Hospice

Company: Halifax Health
Location: Port Orange
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Education Specialist, RN - HospiceOverview

Halifax Health - Hospice is seeking an RN Education/Quality Improvement Specialist.

Summary

The Education Specialist is responsible for coordinating the education and training of all employees of Hospice of Volusia/ Flagler, as well as presenting special educational offerings to outside entities. Interacts closely with members of the HHMC educational department, other hospices, and community members.

Job Qualifications

* Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. BSN preferred.
* RN in the state of Florida.
* A minimum of 3 years of clinical experience in hospice or a related field.
* Previous experience in an education position highly desired.
* Excellent communication and public speaking skills.
* Ability to impart information in the appropriate manner for adult learners with varied educational backgrounds.
* Organized, flexible, and innovative.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

* Conducts, coordinates, and evaluates orientation to hospice for all new employees on a monthly basis


* Presents relevant information to different disciplines regarding hospice philosophy and operations.


* Revises orientation program as needed to address changing conditions


* Assists in the development and/or offering of educational programs relevant to the needs of all disciplines


* Determines clinical and operational learning needs using feedback from employees and customers


* Conducts annual skills competency workshops with nursing and hospice aide staff


* Evaluates staff for competencies relevant to their job responsibilities, and provides remedial education when competency not demonstrated


* Assists in the review of current policies and procedures; makes recommendations for revisions as identified through Quality Improvement, safety, and educational activities


* Clinical policy and procedure manual is updated annually and as needed throughout the year. Changes are communicated to staff, and meet the needs of employees


* Attends meetings and continuing education programs for personal growth and to obtain information for further educational offerings to staff


* Educational programs reflect current research and best practices


* Works closely with mentor and preceptors to assure new staff receive optimal orientation to clinical positions


* Conducts meetings with preceptors periodically to ensure that consistent information is being delivered, that meets the goals of the organization


Keywords: Halifax Health, Port Orange , Education Specialist, RN - Hospice - Hospice, Education / Teaching , Port Orange, Florida

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