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Clinical Nurse Specialist/Educator (Home Care)

West Roxbury , MA

Posted: 05/30/2024 Industry: Y -OTHER Job Number: 16751

Job Description

Connexion’s mission is to provide "best in class" services to job seekers. We strive to achieve excellence in job placement, staffing, and recruiting services while treating candidates with the professionalism and respect they deserve.

Title: Clinical Nurse Specialist
Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering
  • Duration: Perm
  • Pay rate: $110-150k
  • Job Location:  West Roxbury, MA
  • Job# 16751

I. Position Summary: 

The Clinical Nurse Specialist is responsible for the development of educational programs for Clinical Teams within Home Health and Hospice.
The Educator creates an annual plan for all aspects of professional development for clinical teams and partners with colleagues and key stakeholders across HSL to optimize the continuum of services and care. 
This role is guided by the quadruple AIM - optimal care and experience for the senior and their family, applying a population health focus in a cost-conscious way, and recognizing employee engagement as a key driver toward excellence.

II. Position Responsibilities:

•    Designs, implements, and evaluates
the Home Health and Hospice clinical orientation program that is customer focused, competency based, and in compliance with regulatory standards and agency policy.
•    Accompanies clinical staff during home visits to identify knowledge gaps. Observes skill level and accuracy with adherence to regulatory requirements and best practice clinical skills, reinforces regulatory guidelines, OASIS accuracy, agency policies and procedures and facilitates optimum levels of clinical practice.
•    Develops and provides educational programs that will improve individual and group performance in case management, clinical care, PDGM, and the Quadruple AIM. 
•    Provides individualized education sessions based on review of findings from home visits and in collaboration with Quality and Patient Safety team members and Clinical Leadership, and as identified during and after completion of orientation.
•    Develop the annual education plan, annual competency program, new program protocols, and attaining relevant goals in collaboration with other leaders.
•    Provides excellence in service to internal customer base of employees and external customers including patients, referral sources and physicians and in accordance with agency standards.
•    Works collaboratively with all team members, executive, and clinical leadership to coordinate high quality educational activities based on identified need.
•    Participates in staff meetings to facilitate ongoing education as it relates to clinical, quality, regulatory and compliance standards.
•    Follows agency policies and procedures and adheres to standards of practice within agency guidelines.
•    Administers care within scope of practice, as indicated.
•    Supports in the implementation and evaluation of the agency quality program to assure quality outcomes are achieved.
•    Audits clinical records in preparation for home visits and participates in initial and follow up home visits in order to determine learning needs and to assess for trends.
•    Utilizing Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP), data analytics software system, reviews outcome data of both agency and individual clinicians to identify trends, areas requiring outcome improvement, and establishes, implements and revises as necessary a response plan 
•    Participates on the Home Care Quality and Safety Committee and other committees as requested.
•    Collaborates with other members of the professional development team to develop and implement education initiatives. 

III. Core Competencies:

•    Strategic Orientation: Anticipates market, customer, industry and economic trends, issues and development and identifies new innovative opportunities to create competitive advantage for the organization.
•    Initiative: Willingly seizes or creates opportunities to improve current and future business Performance.
•    Organizational Know-how: Understands and uses formal structure, important relationships and culture within HSL/HCBS and with external customers to accomplish HSL/HCBS objectives.
•    Impact and Influence: Persuades, convinces, and enlists others to support and adopt a course of action or direction in support of organizational goals.
•    Customer Service Orientation: Works to understand the real and underlying needs of customers, anticipating and meeting their expectations, establishing viable, long-term relationships, work objectives and outcomes. 
•    Teamwork and Collaboration: Works effectively within a team, group and across the organization and accomplishes tasks and desired results while behaving constructively as opposed to separately and competitively.
•    Communication: Absorbs, comprehends and exchanges information with others, enhancing mutual understanding of ideas, issues and desired action.
•    Technical Expertise: Uses and expands body of technical knowledge to continuously improve work deliverables, share technical information with others and establish leading technology practices with the organization.
•    Managing Complexity: Uses experience, knowledge and training to manage effectively in increasingly difficult and ambiguous situations, making the best decisions possible at the time.
•    Innovation and Creativity: Develops, implements, sponsors or supports new and improved methods, procedures, products, processes, solutions, etc. to improve performance

IV. Requirements:

•    Licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Massachusetts.
•    Baccalaureate degree from accredited program, Master’s degree in Nursing Education a plus. 
•    Must have recent home health experience for minimum of two years with demonstrated experience in OASIS, Medicare Home Health Regulations, interpretation of outcome data, and clinical staff education.
•    Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel 

IV Physical Requirements: 

•    Lift up to 50 lbs
•    Push/pull up to 50 lbs
•    Maintain sitting positions for extended periods of time
•    Ability to utilize technology applicable to position, including desk top computers, lap-top computers and telephones.

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