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Education Manager, RN

Manhattan, New York Clinical Education and Training
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Job ID R010295
Overview

Plans, manages, and evaluates clinical orientation and ongoing education and training programs for staff for one or more programs across VNS Health. 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 peers across the enterprise to develop clinical standards, guidelines, relevant statutes, rules and regulations. Facilitates consistency of dissemination of standardized clinical education policies, procedures and programs. Works under general direction.


Compensation:

$98,200.00 - $130,800.00 Annual

What We Provide

  • Referral bonusopportunities     
  • Generous paid time off (PTO), starting at 30 days of paid time off and 9 companyholidays   
  • Health insurance plan for you and your loved ones, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life andDisability    
  • Employer-matched retirement savingfunds   
  • Personal and financial wellness programs    
  • Pre-tax flexible spending accounts (FSAs) for healthcare and dependent care     
  • Generous tuition reimbursement for qualifyingdegrees   
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement    
  • Internal mobility, generous tuition reimbursement, CEU credits, and advancement opportunities     
  • Interdisciplinary network of colleagues through the VNS Health Social Services Community ofProfessionals   

What You Will Do

  • Manages and delivers program specific 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 across the enterprise 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.
  • Ensures clinical education programs address patient centered needs. Identifies and communicates protocols and standards of care for a cultural and demographic diverse patient population; provides education intervention guidelines based on these population health needs.
  • 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 specific programs.
  • Ensures all clinical education programs are in accordance with standards of nursing and social work practice, state and federal regulations and VNS Health policies and procedures.
  • Reviews program specific educational program outcomes and program evaluations to determine areas for improvement and makes recommendations for change and/or new programs for clinical education as appropriate. Presents improvement strategies to department leadership.
  • Trains and/or oversees training of new and current staff in VNS Health/program philosophy, policy, standards, procedures, documentation, models for service delivery and efficient, productive, cost-effective work processes.
  • Monitors and evaluates performance of newly hired staff and staff referred on for remedial or additional training. Counsels, disciplines, terminates or extends probation for staff based on performance during introductory, probationary or training period.
  • Designs new and modifies existing educational curriculum and training materials to ensure staff has current knowledge and competencies to meet program contractual and regulatory compliance.
  • Conducts educational needs assessment in collaboration with operations staff to identify learning needs among staff. Analyzes and utilizes assessment data to plan for program educational sessions. Develops education programs such as workshops and/or group learning activities; follows up to ensure programs are effectively implemented.
  • Identifies performance issues and develops performance improvement plans for tenured employees in collaboration with program management. Evaluates competency and performance in conjunction with program management.
  • Reviews and evaluates clinical orientation and ongoing educational program outcomes to determine areas for improvement and recommends changes to current orientation program as appropriate. Participates in the development of revised programs and/or materials.
  • Communicates ongoing e-learning opportunities. Evaluates e-learning usage and effectiveness; identifies opportunities for distance learning.
  • Analyzes course evaluations in order to evaluate effectiveness of training sessions and to implement improvements.
  • Participates in the development of annual clinical education strategic goals and objectives.
  • Utilizes resources and practices sound fiscal responsibility; provides input for the development of the department budget. Monitors expenditures and ensures compliance with budgetary constraints.
  • Collaborates with Quality department in the development of and implementation of education related training programs.
  • Ensures program content is presented in a manner that promotes learning and enables trainees to meet competency requirements.
  • Demonstrates services excellence and creates and implements education and training programs which are centered on the goals and strategies of VNS Health.
  • Performs other supervisory related duties and projects as assigned.


Qualifications

Licenses and Certifications:
Licensure: Current license and registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse. required

Education:
Bachelor's Degree Nursing or equivalent work experience required
Master's Degree Nursing required


Work Experience:
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
Knowledge of health care delivery systems, patient care, care coordination, case management, and clinical processes required
Experience assessing and designing clinical education programs preferred
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


About Us

VNS Health is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit home and community-based health care organizations. Innovating in health care for more than 125 years, our commitment to health and well-being is what drives us—we help people live, age and heal where they feel most comfortable, in their own homes, connected to their family and community. On any given day, more than 10,000 VNS Health team members deliver compassionate care, unparalleled expertise and 24/7 solutions and resources to the more than 43,000 “neighbors” who look to us for care. Powered and informed by data analytics that are unmatched in the home and community-health industry, VNS Health offers a full range of health care services, solutions and health plans designed to simplify the health care experience and meet the diverse and complex needs of the communities and people we serve in New York and beyond.

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