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RN Hospice Staff Educator - Mon-Fri

Status : Full-time

Office Location: Worcester, MA

Description:

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Hospice Staff Educator, Registered Nurse

RN Hospice Staff Educator Functions & Responsibilities

= Assists in the planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of the Hospice orientation programs, making appropriate recommendations and/or revisions.

= Serves as a clinical resource for all Hospice field staff and preceptors offering direction, consultation and orientation to new procedures and equipment as the need arise

= Performs on-site support and orientation to all Hospice field staff concerning general skill competency based on individual position descriptions.

= Assists the Quality & Compliance Manager in identifying and meeting the needs for ongoing educational programs, based on the learning needs assessment and other internal indicators.

= Participates in providing direct Hospice staff training in the office and in patient’s homes utilizing innovative techniques to disseminate information to staff and ensure staff competency.

= Serves as a resource to Network’s Hospice staff in planning educational programs

= Demonstrates the ability to make decisions independently recognizes complex situations and is able to identify key or underlying issues for problem resolution.

= Adheres to professional standards of practice and Hospice policies and procedures that reflect quality care and supports reimbursement.

= Attends educational programs and in-services to meet Hospice service needs and to develop professional growth.

= Demonstrates flexibility to meet agency needs.

= Participates in Hospice and other related committees as requested.

= Upholds the compliance objectives and policies and procedures of the Foundation and Subsidiaries.

= Performs other related duties of a similar nature and complexity as directed.

Registered Nurse Education:

= RN with Bachelor of Science in nursing or related field preferred.

= Licensed to practice as an RN in Massachusetts.

 

Experience:

= Minimum of 2 years of Hospice nursing experience required.

= Knowledge of Joint Commission regulations and the Medicare Conditions of Participation for Hospice required.

= Minimum of 1 year experience in an educational role preferred.

= Experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of education programs for health care professionals preferred. 


About VNA Care:
VNA Care is one of the Commonwealth's largest home health and hospice providers, serving more than 200 communities in Eastern and Central Massachusetts. Our nonprofit includes VNA Care Network, VNA of Boston, and VNA Hospice & Palliative Care. Working together, we provide a full range of home health, palliative, hospice, and community services to patients with a wide range of health care needs. VNA Care focuses on promoting the health and wellbeing of patients and families by providing high-quality, cost-effective health care to vulnerable individuals in their homes, assisted living facilities, and other settings.
 

 

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