Ascension Health Clinical ProfessionalDevelopment Program Consultant in Austin, Texas
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Clinical ProfessionalDevelopment Program Consultant- Region 4 - FT, Days - Clinical Ed Ctr Brackenridge - Austin, TX
Why Join Ascension?
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2017, Ascension provided more than $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 165,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. Ascension’s Healthcare Division operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 153 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 22 states and the District of Columbia, while its Solutions Division provides a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.
What You Will Do
As an Associate with Ascension, you will have the opportunity to serveas a strategic consultant to manage, plan, and implement clinical performance initiatives to create, implement, and evaluate multi-faceted competency-based programs, delivery mechanisms, and clinical performance that drive standardization and support achievement of the Quadruple Aim.
Consult on the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of clinical learning programs and performance processes that support clinical competency.
Partner with clinical educators to support development and deployment of clinical performance and professional competency programs.
Support Clinical Professional Development programs to empower clinical educators, nursing, allied health, and pharmacy competency.
Manage performance and competency standards for interprofessional programs to support practice at the highest extent of licensure.
Maintain general oversight, configuration, improvement, and analytics of programs.
Consult on program evolution to involve research, design, implementation and support of Clinical Professional Development programs.
Deliver exceptional, standardized, curriculum, content, and learning experiences for achievement of Quadruple Aim, scorecard goals, and reduction of clinical variation.
Manage the clinical performance and effectiveness of learning programs to meet nursing, allied health, and pharmacy education competency standards.
Facilitate implementation of appropriate clinical professional development learning initiatives associated with organizational transition activities.
Work directly with business partners, project teams, and other leaders to enable change, communications, clinical learning, and clinical workforce capability development.
Collaborate with stakeholders to design effective clinical learning programs, design curriculum competency access, and empower standard behavior expectations of care providers.
Consult on complex, non-standardized and widely varied tasks and programs that require significant planning, evaluation and negotiation.
Work in community to devise new methods and procedures through the application of analytic and inductive thinking.
Support the alignment of clinical competency requirements across Regions and Markets to support the elimination of education disparities across the organization.
Research and implement interprofessional learning experiences and processes.
What You Will Need
Education &Work Experience:
Bachelor's Level Degree Required.
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Organizational Development or Education, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or other equivalent curriculum that focuses on learning required.
Three (3) or more year’s progressive experience in program management, design and delivery of clinical professional learning in a healthcare setting, leading teams in all phases of the project life cycle, and producing creative solutions required.
Master’s Level Degree Preferred.
Master’s degree in Nursing, Organizational Development or Education, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or other equivalent curriculum that focuses on learning preferred.
Five (5) or more year’s progressive experience in program management, design and delivery of clinical professional learning in a healthcare setting, leading teams in all phases of the project life cycle, and producing creative solutions preferred.
Experience with the full spectrum of clinical professional development to include interprofessional simulation programs, clinical libraries, and continuing education credentialing processes.
Licensed Registered Nurse, allied health specialist, or similar patient care experience preferred.
Effectiveness in this role requires in depth knowledge of/experience with:
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment.
Organizational transformation and change management
Operational integration, engagement and consensus development
Communication and translation of complex concepts and technical detail for generalized consumption by stakeholders
Knowledge of the English language (including structure, content, spelling, rules of composition, and grammar)
Knowledge of health care and hospital operations
Knowledge of statistics, data collection, analysis, and data presentation
Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations and accreditation standards
Knowledge of business and management principles
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software products
Knowledge of confidentiality standards
Knowledge of HIPAA compliance standards
Ability to actively listen
Ability to critically think
Ability to lead others
Ability to coach and mentor
Ability to work as a team and with peers
Ability to think strategically and tactfully
Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
Skilled in organizing and prioritizing workloads to meet deadlines
Skilled in real-time decision-making
Skilled in written and verbal communication
Skilled in problem solving
Skilled in multi-tasking and managing multiple projects
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