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HCA Houston Healthcare

Clinical Education Specialist

Houston, TX, United States
Full-time • Work From Home
Education Training and Professional Development   Job ID: 02660-129995
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We value your contributions. Our employee recognition programs encourage our teams to raise the bar. We are currently seeking a Clinical Education Specialist (RN) to join our family. Come be a part of the change! 
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
Gulf Coast Division Office - Houston, Texas
Clinical Education Specialist 
Serving patients throughout Greater Houston and South Texas, HCA Gulf Coast Division offers comprehensive health solutions—including advanced medical care, education, and community outreach—at its ten hospitals and other free-standing facilities. This network model gives our patients access to a circle of care that is unrivaled in the region. From simple outpatient procedures to complex surgeries performed by specialists, HCA Gulf Coast Division offers comprehensive care close to home.
Serving such a large and diverse region requires HCA Gulf Coast Division to offer a range of programs that meets the needs of young and old, acutely ill and chronically ill. Just some of our services and outreach efforts:
  • Twenty-four-hour emergency care, both at designated Hospital Emergency Centers and off-site Emergency Care locations
  • Life-saving intervention during cardiovascular and neurological incidents
  • Comprehensive women’s care, from obstetric care to minimally invasive gynecological surgery
  • Neonatal and pediatric intensive care
  • Inpatient and outpatient surgery, rehabilitation, and monitoring support
  • Education programs – child birth and child care classes, surgical seminars, physician speaker series
  • Management centers for diabetes, heart failure, and other complex conditions
  • Community partnerships with the American Heart Association, Joe Niekro Foundation, March of Dimes, and others.
What you will do in this role:
 The Clinical Education Specialist collaborates with the system educators, facility leadership, and internal and external sources, to enhance clinical practice, promote exceptional care standards, support recruitment and retention within the Gulf Coast Division (GCD) facilities. The position participates in the on-boarding process, development and education of clinical staff, consultations with identified facilities, units or business lines, development of training modules, simulation and/or curriculum, and role modeling service excellence behaviors to improve the patient experience and deliver excellent quality education. 
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge and expertise in facilitation of New Graduate Orientation. 
  • Facilitate the improvement of clinical practice through the use of clinical expertise, education of staff, simulation, consultation, committee involvement, and role modeling. 
  • Promote Evidenced Based Practice and clinical judgment in nurses. Prepares monthly reports as needed for tracking purposes. 
  • Works with the VP Education to develop and maintain an annual plan for competency assessments and rolls out to facilities in all areas. Meets regularly with leadership, as appropriate, to review program goals and objectives. Identifies internal and external sources to meet facility needs. 
  • Plans and monitors individual orientation of Preceptees in collaboration with Nurse Educators, management, designees, and other Preceptors. 
  • Assesses Preceptees’ learning needs and provides the appropriate educational opportunities to facilitate and support the role transition of Preceptees to fully functional nurse. 
  • Guides and assists Preceptees with patient care, time management skills, organization and decision making. 
  • Provides ongoing support to Preceptees including socialization, communication, peer support and clinical support.


What qualifications you will need:
  • Bachelor' s degree in nursing (BSN).
  • Attainment of wide variety of people skills including a service orientation as demonstrated through examples of written and oral communication. Demonstrated experience in areas of planning and organization.  Basic proficiency in computer applications required. Must possess excellent communication, problem solving and leadership skills; must be able to work autonomously and collaboratively.
  • Three years of clinical experience in an acute care setting and experience with formalized course development and instruction.
  • Texas RN license
  • Current BLS Provider
  • Recent health care experience
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS, and/or TNCC Instructor
  • 90% traveling to multiple HCA Houston division facilities
  • Comfortable teaching large groups of RN learners
  • Be available to RN learner who work both day and night shifts

HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you.

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our recruiters. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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