The Education Specialist is a specialized nursing practice that facilitates the professional development of nursing staff and other nursing team members. The Education Specialist is responsible for program coordination, skills and knowledge assessment and implementation of evidence-based practice and development and coordination of quality improvement initiatives. The Education Specialist practices in accordance with American Nurses Association (ANA) Scope and Standards of Practice for Nursing Professional Development and Scope and Standards of his/her professional specialty.
Major functions include:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
A. Collects data and information related to educational needs and other pertinent situations.Collects data from multiple sources in order to define potential issues, problems, and needs.
B. Implements strategies and techniques to achieve positive learning and practice environments.
C. Integrates teaching, consultation, leadership and research to influence plans, enhance the abilities of others and effect change.
D. Develops and maintains personal skills, knowledge, and competency as necessary to utilize, train, and support users in electronic health records, documentation systems, and other patient care or support technologies in use by clinical staff of assigned area.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Core Competencies: All AVH employees will effectively demonstrate these behaviors:
Ethics & Values
Integrity & Trust
Education and Experience:
Required Licensure and/or Certifications:
Key Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
(Key Physical Requirements)
A detailed description of the physical requirements of this job is maintained in the Employee Health Department.
Looking for an opportunity to work in healthcare the way you always dreamed you could? At Antelope Valley Hospital, our employees are at the heart of what we do best – delivering high quality, patient-centered healthcare.
Antelope Valley Hospital, a 420 bed acute care facility, located just 60 miles north of Los Angeles, the Antelope Valley is one of Southern California’s fasted growing communities. We are a Level II Trauma Center and Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center Accredited. Serving the community for over 50 years, our non-profit hospital has grown to be the preeminent healthcare facility for our district’s nearly 1.2 million residents.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.