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RN Clinical Educator, Home Health - Las Vegas, NV

UnitedHealth Group

Las Vegas, NV
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RN Clinical Educator, Home Health - Las Vegas, NV(Job Number:704012)

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Southwest Medical part of OPTUMcare is a multi - specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical healthcenters including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, an outpatient surgery center, home health, hospice and palliative care services, plus E - visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology.  Southwest Medical offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. Southwest Medical is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area. Southwest Medical Associates is part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella.
The Clinical Staff Educator (CSE) is a professional nurse who will provide education to promote excellence and innovation in the delivery of patient centered care.  This position implements and participates in the clinical performance improvement processes and activities in the designated areas, with a primary focus on Home Health services. The CSE will designs, implement, and analyze performance improvement / quality studies to enhance clinical practice, maintain accreditation, meet regulatory requirements and improve clinical processes. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Creates, implements and evaluates education, Agency specific orientation, special projects and quality programs   
  • Implements and leads staff development activities
  • Performs regular educational needs assessments and develops appropriate training programs
  • Acts as a clinical resource to staff
  • Provides input on staff performance evaluations and assists with remediation needs
  • Performs home health visits with new hires, students, and staff in need of skills remediation
  • Participates on / leads committees, policy and procedure development, facility audits, special projects and process improvement initiatives as assigned
  • Supports the Quality Assurance / Performance Improvement (QAPI) Program and Patient Safety Program
  • Leads and develops programs including new hire orientation, initial and annual competency program,  LearnSource Course development, and identified performance improvement needs
  • Develops / supports educational programs for nursing staff
  • Seeks and procures training and certification from outside providers for targeted learning opportunities
  • Develop and coordinate preceptorship program for new hires and students
  • Develops CEU programs for RN / LPN
  • Responsible to provide Basic Life Support (BLS) certification to Agency staff
  • Leads infection prevention and control activities
  • Monitors quality of patient care, in the home environment, utilizing the nursing process
  • Develops policies and procedures that meet regulatory agency compliance and standards of care
  • Serves as a knowledgeable and available resource for infection prevention / employee health for colleagues, staff, surveyors and other regulators

Job Clinical Administration
Primary Location US-NV-Las Vegas
Other Location 
Organization OptumCare NV
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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