As the largest hospital in San Luis Obispo County, Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center strives to produce optimal outcomes and exceptional patient experiences to the community it serves. With 164 beds and hundreds of physicians, Sierra Vista puts advanced technology into the hands of experienced medical specialists to deliver quality healthcare to Central Coast residents and visitors. Its distinct, high-level services include neurosurgery, orthopedics, obstetrics, perinatology (high-risk pregnancy), neonatology (high-risk newborn care), pediatrics and trauma. Sierra Vista houses the largest Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit between Santa Barbara and Salinas, the only dedicated pediatric unit in San Luis Obispo County and serves as the county s designated trauma center. Sierra Vista is recognized as a leader in orthopedics, cancer care and is a Joint Commission accredited primary stroke center. Sierra Vista is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and has been serving the community since 1959.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401 k, several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.Position Summary:
The Clinical Educator, under the direction of the physician is responsible for overall health communication activity, and teaching patients about behaviors that promote wellness at the medical office.The Clinical Educator is also responsible for the learning experiences that provide individuals served by TPR the opportunity to make appropriate health decisions.
Qualifications:Required Education: Completion of an accredited nursing program /BSN or ADNPreferred Education:
- Implement and manage health education strategies, interventions and program for patients.
- Communicate and advocate effectively for health and health education.
- Assess patient and client needs for health education, including change readiness.
- Help develop, identify, implement and improve patient education material and other tools that encourage healthy decisions.
- Assist with training of staff for core competency and health area specific content.
Masters in health educationRequired Experience:
Must have 5 years of clinical experience working in a physician office with 2 years working in a clinical educator capacity.Required Certifications:
Must be currently licensed, certified or registered to practice profession as required by law, regulation in state of practice or policy. Current BLS and ACLS certification
Job: Educators/Specialists/Advanced Practice
Primary Location: San Luis Obispo, California
Facility: Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate
Posting ID: 552622137Posted: 2020-05-27