CLINICAL PROGRAM SPECIALIST Nursing Hours: 7:30A-4:00P Days - Full-time Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: OH 2013-76 - 40135I
Job Summary Provides oversight, consultation, research, management, and education in a specific clinical area. Serves as a patient advocate, liaison, and advisor/educator to assist patients with the continuum of care from detection of disease through acute care treatment. # Job Responsibilities Serves as an expert consultant for team members in areas of program development, clinical practice, and professional growth. Develops, plans, implements, and evaluates educational programs and utilizes methods, measurements, and tools to evaluate achievement of learning goals. Maintains awareness of current trends, practice changes, and research findings related to program. Collaborates to define program benchmarks and goals, collects data, and drives process improvement as indicated. Coordinates activities and projects to meet organizational and regulatory requirements; monitors local, state, and federal regulations. Monitors progress toward goals and coordinates and facilitates regular meetings to review goals and outcomes. Provides support, counseling, and expert guidance to patients and families to promote their ability to understand and meaningfully participate in the healthcare process and personal decision-making. Rounds on and serves as a liaison between patient, clinical staff, physicians, and the community to maximize resources and resolve barriers to the plan of care. Evaluates patient progress toward the plan of care post-discharge. Provides care in accordance with established policies, procedures, and protocols of the healthcare organization. Performs job duties in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. Qualifications Bachelor#s degree or higher in Nursing required upon hire A minimum of 3 years# relevant experience required RN - Licensed as a Registered Nurse. Eligible to practice nursing in the State of Kentucky required upon hire Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Department specific competencies for positions are detailed in the unit/department scope of service. Requires a strong understanding of concepts, practices, and procedures related to process improvement, human factors, safety principles, and change management. Physical Demands Standing: Occasionally Walking: Occasionally Sitting: Frequently Lifting 0-25 lbs: Rarely Lifting 25-75 lbs: Never Lifting over 75 lbs: Never Carrying 0-25 lbs: Rarely Carrying 25-75 lbs: Never Carrying over 75 lbs: Never Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Never Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Never Climbing: Rarely Bending/Stooping: Rarely Kneeling: Rarely Crouching/Crawling: Rarely Reaching: Occasionally Talking: Frequently Hearing: Occasionally Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Never Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Never Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.