Clinical Educator, AHA Programs Education; Day

HealthAlliance Hospital

Job Description

This position is responsible for delivering education programs to educate healthcare professionals in various clinical specialty areas. Evaluates and assesses classes for content improvement and effectiveness.

Major Responsibilities:

Delivers education programs to educate healthcare professionals in various clinical specialty areas, such as, but not limited to, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Basic Life Saving (BLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
Ensures appropriate documentation of education programs by maintaining course records to document employee participation and to comply with regulatory requirements.
Manages all appropriate equipment and inventory including cleaning, maintaining, transporting, unloading, and set-up of the necessary materials and supplies for each course.
Evaluates and assesses classes for content improvement and effectiveness.
Seeks professional development opportunities to update clinical theory and practice knowledge and to keep abreast of new trends in education methods and concepts
Keeps abreast of American Heart Association (AHA) standards, certification for instruction by the AHA and adult learning practices
Maintains instructor certifications
Performs administrative tasks including but not limited to email, returning voicemail, filing, scheduling, invoicing, certification card issuance.
Assists with quality monitoring of other instructors within the training center.
Standard Staffing Level Responsibilities:

Meets established productivity standards.
Facilitates and promotes the sharing of knowledge and content throughout departments.
Takes responsibility for ensuring that all work outcomes satisfy the UMass Memorial Health System True North.
The individual must support the mission, vision, and goals of HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital and serve as a role model for CARES values.
Adheres to change control processes.
Participates in cross training to optimize department resources.
Demonstrates excellent attendance and actively participates in a variety of meetings and training sessions as required.
Demonstrates a friendly, responsive, service-minded attitude to all internal and external customers.
Communicates ideas effectively. Shares information and keeps others properly informed. Gives, and is open to useful feedback.
Adheres to the HealthAlliance Hospital Code of Conduct and Behavior Standards and dress code.
Complies with established environment of care/safety policies and procedures and all health and safety requirements.
Maintains and fosters an organized, clean and safe work environment.
Contributes to the development and application of process improvements.
Maintains a collaborative, team relationship with peers and colleagues in order to effectively contribute to the groups achievement of goals and to help foster a positive work environment.
Attends staff meetings and in-service programs as required or directed. Keeps current with hospital and unit changes by reading communication boards and/or books, bulletin boards, posted notices and reads and responds to e mails on a regular basis.
Practices cost containment and fiscal responsibility through the efficient use of supplies, equipment, time, etc.
Complies with established departmental policies, procedures and objectives.
Attends variety of meetings, conferences, seminars as required or directed.
Demonstrates use of Quality Improvement in daily operations.
Complies with all health and safety regulations and requirements.
Respects diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standard of Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.
Maintains, regular, reliable, and predictable attendance.
Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed.
All responsibilities are essential job functions.

Position Qualifications:



High School diploma
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor certification


Bachelors degree



Minimum five (5) years of related work experience, including two (2) years providing clinical education
Ability to communicate course material in a clear and understandable manner
Ability to teach effectively in an adult learning environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational skills and ability to set priorities
Experience with computer systems, including web-based applications and Microsoft Office applications

Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic (EMT-P)
Registered Nurse (RN), or similar clinical certification and experience
Unless certification, licensure or registration is required, an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed in this description may be substituted for the above requirements.

Department-specific competencies and their measurements will be developed and maintained in the individual departments. The competencies will be maintained and attached to the departmental job description. Responsible managers will review competencies with position incumbents.

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