The MARKET DIRECTOR, CLINICAL EDUCATION is responsible for executing Tenetâ��s organizational educational strategic plan. They are a leader, mentor, consultant, and subject matter expert regarding education regulations and standards. The MARKET DIRECTOR, CLINICAL EDUCATION plans, revises, implements, monitors, and evaluates education programs and activities for the Tenet Market across all clinical disciplines. In this role the Director oversees market and facility clinical educators, department operations, and the coordination of educational activities. They work collaboratively with team members, department Directors, Medical Staff, hospital employees, and other organizational leaders.
Leadership and Collaboration
Directs and coordinates market/facility/departmental activities in accordance with federal, state, and local standards and within Tenet corporate/facility policies.
Actively participates in interprofessional collaboration to achieve high patient/family satisfaction related to overall nursing quality of care, teamwork, and communication.
Ensures policies/procedures reflect current practice; validating that practice is current and evidenced-based.
Interviews, making hiring recommendations, leads, manages, develops, and coaches staff
Completes employee evaluations and maintain/updates department competencies
Promotes professional development and encourages nursing staff to attain certification, and other activities that promote professional practice.
Works collaboratively with Tenet CI team to ensure projects and implementations are executed
Planning, Organizing and Initiating
Reviews needs assessment and assists with creating of strategic plan for education and CI
Manages overall program activities, including human and monetary resources. Ensures that educational activities are congruent with the organizationâ��s mission, vision and goals.
Staff Education and Development
Oversees the coordination and provision of ongoing staff development programs, performance improvement initiatives, and special projects related to staff education and professional development.
Works with the National Director and Market Directors to identify and develop high-risk, low volume clinical competencies that are reviewed and updated annually and as needed.
Coordinates, implements, and maintains a systematic process for nursing competency creation and review.
Oversees the evaluation of programs and other educational/professional development offerings for improvement.
Oversees learning needs assessment (annually and ad hoc) and the development educational programs based on needs. Provides performance metrics to Department Director.
Oversees creation and implementation of education action plans based on survey findings (actual and readiness).
General work Practice
Actively participates in the Group Clinical Education Advisory Board projects that enhance nursing excellence and professional development.
Maintains knowledge regarding organizational, regulatory, and Tenet educational requirements initiatives and communicates pertinent information timely and appropriately.
Ensures compliance with nursing education and oversees .edu assignments and other mandatory training.
Assumes accountability for special projects as assigned.
Teaches/transfer knowledge/information to team members.
Manages CEU application process.
Incorporates LEAN methodology into daily practice.
Manages affiliation agreements and oversees clinical instructors and students.
Creates and maintains collaborative working relationships with affiliated schools.
Participates in developing, planning and presenting formal CE offerings of the hospital. Works directly with Nursing Directors and Coordinators to provide guidance for specific educational needs and is responsible for the continuing education approval process.
Required: MSN and graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Required: 5 years nursing experience, 3 years in a clinical leadership role
Preferred: Teaching and staff development experience
Current State Licenses
Current American Heart Association BLS Certification (maintain current at all times).
Current American Heart Association ACLS Certification (maintain current at all times).
Lift/position up to 25 lbs. Push/pull up to 25 lbs of force.
Frequent sitting. Moderate standing, walking, reaching, stooping, and bending
Manual dexterity, mobility, touch, auditory to perform all the related duties of the position
Adequate vocal pitch and volume
Sufficient perceptive acuity (vision and hearing) to perform all the related duties of the position
Occasional pressure due to calls, classes and projects
Job: Educators/Specialists/Advanced Practice
Primary Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Facility: Saint Francis Hospital - Memphis
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105022923
About Saint Francis Hospital - Memphis
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.