This position provides oversight to TVC’s education and staff development services. Develops, designs, and oversees clinical education and competency training for clinical services staff. Evaluates effectiveness of programs and provides guidance to staff and key leaders based on results. Facilitates assessment and identification of ongoing learning needs for staff development programs. This position will work in collaboration with key FHP stakeholders from departments such as quality, education and administration to support the organization’s mission, vision, values and strategic goals implemented. Supports e-learning applications.
About Tanana Valley Clinic
Tanana Valley Clinic (TVC) has provided state-of-the-art medical services to the Fairbanks Community and Interior Alaska for over 50 years. TVC is a 60-provider multi-specialty group. We have an excellent group of physicians and clinical staff, many of whom have been at TVC for 20+ years, as a testament to our friendly work environment. Our passionate staff seek to make TVC the Medical Home for the people of the Interior of Alaska.
Full time, 40 hours/week, dayshifts
Ensures seamless orientation of new and/or transferring clinical staff with oversight and influence of the orientation experience. Supports and develops staff including leads, new graduates and experienced clinical staff while acting as a role model for proficient clinical practice, patient safety and evidence-based practice. Supports an environment and infrastructure that promotes professional growth and advanced skills.
Develops, implements, and continuously supports the clinic’s “Grow Our Own” workforce planning and development strategy. Supports the staff development strategy in order to achieve workforce goals, quality initiatives and clinical practice, and to maintain appropriate staffing levels within the department. Critically assesses, plans, develops and delivers clinical curriculum, developmental programs and services. Facilitates learning utilizing multiple modalities.
Coordinates and facilitates annual competencies. Evaluates learning effectiveness using standardized outcome measurements. Utilizes performance measures and workforce needs to drive education plans and learning strategies. Maintains appropriate documentation.
Coordinates, trains, and evaluates students in technical education programs for clinical rotations/externships in cooperation with clinical and clerical area supervisors/managers and other clinical staff.
Collaborates with department leaders to provide educational opportunities that satisfy performance goals and objectives and enhance quality management activities. Explores innovation, and embraces and utilizes technology to deliver on learning needs and accomplish learning goals.
Acts as a role model of clinical practice. Establishes visibility and credibility. Leads and participates on assigned committees and teams. Participates in unit or facility shared leadership.
Take an active role in all department quality control/assurance (QC/QA) activities. Assists department management with implementation of new QC/QA policies and continuous quality improvement programs in accordance with regulatory standards.
This position will complete all necessary on-boarding/orientation activities, including simulation training, as needed or directed.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our service behaviors each and every day.
NOTE: The essential functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT FACTORS
IP - Typical Indirect Patient Care Environment: (CSPD Instrument Technician, Lab Technician, Pharmacist)
Able to stand, walk, bend, squat, reach, and stretch frequently.
May be required to lift up to 75 pounds.
Must use standard precautions due to threat of exposure to blood and body fluids.
Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone.
May require periodic to frequent use of personal computer.
Off-site travel may be required.
Bachelor’s degree in nursing or other healthcare related field. Requires a current Alaska state RN license and current BLS certification. All direct patient care personnel are required to demonstrate competent performance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (BLS) techniques for adults, children and infants according to the standards of a nationally recognized, standardized, credentialed healthcare provider course every other year.
Requires skills and abilities typically attained with three (3) or more years of work experience in nursing. Must possess excellent presentation, facilitation, and computer technology skills as well as strong organization and communication skills and the ability to take initiative, solve problems and improve processes. Expert knowledge of medical terminology is required.
Three (3) or more years as a registered nurse in a clinic with increasing responsibility and experience related to training and competency preferred.
Previous leadership experience preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer; qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 2018-4053
About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, Denali Center
About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. We have a strong patient to nurse ratio and a culture of Shared Leadership. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.