Vice President - Nursing Education
Cottonwood Heights , Utah
October 22, 2017
Vice President - Nursing Education

Position Summary: Ensure efficient and effective operations of delivery of quality educational programs to new cohorts of nurses and current staff to drive improved clinical performance throughout the division.

MountainStar Healthcare is the Utah-based headquarters of HCA's Mountain Division, with the following hospitals in Utah: St. Mark's Hospital (Salt Lake City, Utah); Ogden Regional Medical Center (Ogden, Utah); Lakeview Hospital (Bountiful, Utah); Timpanogos Regional Hospital (Orem, Utah); Mountain View Hospital (Payson, Utah); Lone Peak Hospital (Draper, Utah), Brigham City Community Hospital (Brigham City, Utah), and Cache Valley Hospital (Logan, Utah).
We also operate Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (Idaho Falls, Idaho), West Valley Medical Center (Caldwell, Idaho), and Alaska Regional Hospital (Anchorage, Alaska). To provide more choices to patients offer a growing number of conveniently located outpatient imaging, surgery centers, and physician clinics. Our hospitals and outpatient centers deliver high-quality, cost-effective patient care - when and where it's needed. Our parent company, HCA, is the nation's leading provider of healthcare services. HCA has provided medical expertise and state-of-the-art care to patients for four decades.

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Develop division level education framework that aligns with enterprise strategy for clinical education

Collaborate with DCNE and hospitals CNOs to develop strategic relationships with targeted nursing programs.

Provide feedback to corporate shared service on division-based clinical learning needs (e.g., specialized simulation equipment, materials, etc.)

Shape corporate strategy by systematically identifying performance and knowledge gaps and recommending appropriate interventions

Delivery and operations

Manage or deliver clinical onboarding at market/division based learning centers

Oversee HCA RN Residency program delivery within the division

Manage or deliver on-going clinical education programs at market/division based learning centers and facilities.

Manage or deliver Continuing Education services

Oversee and manage a simulation learning program that aligns with HCA corporate standards

Train facility level educators to deliver consistent training across the programs (e.g., residency, continuing education, etc.)

Oversee nursing clinical placement contracts for the division to assure strategic alignment, compliance and efficiency

Manage or deliver nursing student onboarding programs within the division to maximize effectiveness and efficiency

Performance accountability

Track effectiveness of facility level educators and plan/implement additional trainings/interventions where necessary

Evaluate the effectiveness of training courses, workshops, or other developmental interventions designed to address training needs of individuals or groups of employees.

Develop and manage evidence-based competency evaluation program that aligns with HCA corporate strategy and processes

Advance use of educational technologies (computer-based, distance, simulation, etc. ) to maximize learning impact and minimize cost
Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree Nursing

Master's degree Nursing

Doctorate's degree Nursing, education, or a related field

10 years of experience in Nursing

5 years of experience in clinical education, preferably in a hospital setting

Or equivalent combination of education and/or experience

Licenses, Certifications, & Training:

Registered Nurse - Currently licensed as a registered professional nurse in the state in which he or she practices, in accordance with law and regulation.

Certified Nurse Educator

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Behaviors:

Knowledge of current trends in nursing professional development

Knowledge of issues related to changing roles and skills in the current health care environment

Ability to utilize evidence-based methods and learning theories in the design, development, delivery, and evaluation of clinical education programs

The ability to use word processing software to draft correspondence and proof, edit, or format documents

The ability to use spreadsheet software to enter, evaluate, and modify data

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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