Hospice Clinical Staff Educator

Location: Woburn, MA
Job ID: 160866-1A
Date Posted: Mar 9, 2020
Category: Nursing

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome To Beth Israel Lahey Health at Home. Our team provides high-quality home care and hospice services by partnering with physicians, hospitals and skilled nursing facilities to provide specialized care to patients in the comfort of their own home. Our team of nurses, therapists (physical, occupational, and speech), medical social workers, and home health aides work together to devise and implement a compassionate care plan that is expressly tailored for each patient.

About the Job

The Hospice Clinical Staff Educator is a professional Registered Nurse with in-depth technical expertise and competency in the practice of hospice clinical skills. Assumes responsibility for staff orientation, competency assessment, and professional development of the clinical staff on assigned teams. Serves as a role model in advancing clinical practice to achieve better patient outcomes. Provides leadership for the support and development of clinical staff, working collaboratively to plan, develop, and facilitate opportunities for staff to continuously refine and advance their competencies in patient care, teaching, critical thinking and judgement.

Full time - 40 hour per week day position

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
  • BSN required, MSN preferred.Education:

Licensure, Certification & Registration:

  • Registered nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in MA.
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification

Experience:

  • 3-5 years recent experience in in hospice with at least 1 year experience as a hospice case manager.
  • 1-2 years as clinical educator or similar role preferred
  • 1-2 years of Epic Remote Client experience a plus
  • Strong clinical background required with demonstrably advanced technical nursing skills  
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed above may be substituted for the above education and experience requirements.

  Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

         

  • Knowledge of regulatory guidelines specific to hospice
  • Knowledge of hospice eligibility requirements including Local Coverage Determination, Hospice Information Set and supportive documentation.
  • Proficient in IV therapy, infusion pumps, venipuncture, central line management, g-tubes, chest and abdominal drains
  • Knowledge of educational processes including program planning and implementation
  • Strong interpersonal and public speaking skills
  • Integrity, good judgment and initiative
  • Positive attitude relative to the company, employees and conduct on the job
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills, ability to effectively present information to small and large audiences.
  • Computer and presentation development skills, including the use of PowerPoint and/or Google Slides.
  • Ability to manage on-line learning programs
  • Demonstrable organizational skills                                       

Benefits offered for any position with over 20 scheduled standard hours:

  •  Voluntary Insurance choices for Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, Auto and Home, and Pet Insurance available
  • Lahey Outpatient Pharmacy Benefits
  • 403B
  • Paid Time Off or (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for 20 hours or more per week after 1 year of continuous benefits e

 

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.