County of San Mateo, CA Redwood City, CA, United States
May 07, 2020Full Time
Description Health IT and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) are embarking on innovative technology solutions that will enhance the care and services for our community that supports our mission to help everyone who lives, works, plays and studies in San Mateo County live longer, better lives! We are seeking a well-qualified individual for theposition of Clinical Nurse Educator - Health IT - LimitedTerm that would report directly to the Emergency Medical Services Director & HIT Business Intelligence Manager who are SMCH co-leaders for this grant funded project. The candidate fulfilling this role will have the opportunity to utilize their skills, knowledge, and expertise with the implementation of an innovative California Emergency Management Services Authority (EMSA) S(Search), A (Alert), F(File), R(Reconcile) - SAFR grant funded project. The project is focused on leveraging our Health Information Exchange (HIE) to share vital patient information to the Emergency Management Service (EMS) first responders and the receiving Emergency Department (ED). The information received by the EMS from the HIE (S)Search - the first responders will be relayed to the receiving Emergency Department (ED) electronically while they are in the process of transporting the patient- A(Alert) . This will enable the ED's to have additional information prior to the patient arrival which will integrate into their electronic health record- F(File). Upon discharge there will be a reconciliation of the patient's information that will be sent back to the EMS provider group for quality review- R(Reconcile) . The Clinical Nurse Educator will be able to showcase their clinical knowledge, training skills, leadership, and electronic health record skills with both internal and external stakeholders. Duties will include, but are not limited to: Provide training to EMS staff Provide training to diverse clinical staff withinthe ED setting Create educational materials Create system documentation Support the implementation ofan innovative California Emergency Management Services Authority (EMSA) S(Search), A (Alert), F(File), R(Reconcile)-SAFR grant funded project Communicate with internal (SMC Health) and external (local ED's/Hospitals/EMS providers) stakeholders Assist technical staff in understanding clinical concepts Track and report on training progress and effectiveness The ideal candidate will possess expert knowledge of the electronic medical record for the creation of reports, auditing, and educational responsibilities. Additionally, the incumbent will split their time, dedicating 50% to direct patient care responsibilities and 50% to indirect patient care as the nurse educator.Note: percentage of time is an estimate and will be based on the needs of the day, flexibility is required. This is a limited term, at-will position: Limited Term Employees are assigned to assignments not to exceed three years. They receive medical and dental benefits, similar to regular employees, and a defined contribution retirement plan. Information for current County employees: Current and regular County of San MateoEmployees who are interested in this assignment must submit application materials and compete inthe selection process.If you are successful in the selection process and are being considered for the assignment, HRwill work directly with you and/or your department for options.Please notethat there is no guarantee that you will be allowed by your department to rotate into this assignment nor are your departments obligated to allow you to take on this assignment. The salary range for this position is "as is" and non-negotiable. Qualifications Education and Experience: Associate Degree in Nursing with two years clinical experience including one year in a clinical specialty area, or Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or a health related field with one year of clinical experience including six months in a clinical specialty area, or Masters degree in Nursing. Licensure/Certification : Possession of a California license as a Registered Nurse. Additional Qualifications for Restricted Positions: Specific qualifications are required beyond those specified above for the assignments listed below. Nurse Educator - Must have knowledge of and verifiable experience in adult education curriculum development, program evaluation, and evidence-based and best practice implementation. Application/Examination If you are interested in being considered for this limited term position the following items must be submitted via e-mail: Responses to Supplemental Questions (maximum of 2 pages) Resume Supplemental Questions: 1. How do you meet the following requirements of the position: Associate Degree in Nursing with two years clinical experience including one year in a clinical specialty area, OR Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or a health related field with one year of clinical experience including six months in a clinical specialty area, OR Masters degree in Nursing. Must have knowledge of and verifiable experience in adult education curriculum development, program evaluation, and evidence-based and best practice implementation. 2. Describe your knowledge of and experience in adult education curriculum development, program evaluation, and evidence-based and best practice implementation. Be specific. 3. Describe your experience with adult learning theories. Additionally , provide one specific work-related example that best demonstrates your ability to incorporate adult learning theories when presenting a class. Be specific. 4. Describe your experience participating in the implementing of a computerized system. Be sure to comment on the challenges you faced and how you met those challenge(s). Be specific. 5. Describe your experience encouraging adoption of new technology by clinical staff. Be specific. Please include the words "Clinical Nurse Educator - Health IT - LimitedTerm Position " in the subject line of email submission. All submitted materials must be in a Word or PDF format. Please submit the above listed materials via email to: Tamara Muccia, Business Intelligence Manager, Health IT firstname.lastname@example.org Application materials will be reviewed as they are received, and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Apply immediately. Application materials will be accepted until position is filled. This posting is open on a continuous basis and selection may be made at any time within the process. NOTE : Application materials are only accepted via e-mail. Materials sent via regular mail and/or fax will not be accepted. Submittals that do not include all required elements (cover letter with responses to supplemental questions and a resume) will not be considered. At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.