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Healthfirst Clinical Facilitator, RN or SW in New York, New York

The RN or SW Clinical Facilitator coordinates with Clinical Teams and other internal stakeholders to advance Healthfirst’s clinical practice through technical assistance, education, and innovation solutions by applying adult learning theory. The technical assistance solutions will ensure efficient and effective quality of care in accordance to Healthfirst standards and rules/regulations set forth by state, and federal regulatory and compliance agencies.

Within the Clinical Division at Healthfirst, the Clinical Technical Assistance Center (CTAC) will assist clinical employees and other internal stakeholders in tactically obtaining or improving the essential knowledge or skills needed to perform their jobs. The CTAC will also serve as the hub for ongoing adult learning and skills acquisition which supports Healthfirst’s commitment to ensuring its teams are capable, engaged, and committed to their work.

Leverages adult learning principles and clinical practice standards to move towards a culture of continuous technical assistance improvement and clinical capacity building with innovative learning solutions.

  • Develops technical assistance goals that are congruent with the organization and the Clinical Department’s mission, vision, and strategic direction.

  • Provides technical assistance, resources and tools that define performance requirements, identify gaps between existing and required performance, analyze root causes that limit performance and recommend and/or implement learning solutions that focus on and deliver business results.

  • Utilizes current literature, research, and evidence-based findings in the design, implementation and evaluation of technical assistance solutions and education programs for staff learning and development.

  • Conducts onboarding, preceptorship, and ongoing professional training to ensure clinical staff are equipped to perform job responsibilities in accordance to Healthfirst standards and rules/regulations set forth by regulatory and compliance agencies.

  • Facilitates with subject matter experts, instructional designers, training agencies and technical assistance facilitators to design and deliver innovative learning solutions for performance enhancements needed to support the clinical department’s business objectives.

  • Facilitates updating departmental training manuals, job aids, quick reference guides and the clinical department’s policies/procedures.

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate a preceptorship training program curriculum to standardize the quality of preceptorship practices among the clinical teams.

  • Conducts field assessments as needed to evaluate clinical staff and update the preceptorship training program curriculum.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Licensure: Current Registered Professional Nurse or Registered Social Worker (i.e. LMSW or LCSW) in the State of New York.

  • Education: Bachelor’s in nursing or social work preferred with previous work experience in education.

  • Three to five years of clinical experience in a specialty area, or combination of staff nurse/leadership experience in the specialty area, i.e. Care Management, Utilization Management, Clinical Eligibility.

  • Excellent skills in the following areas: verbal and written communication, critical thinking, creativity, interpersonal relationships and team building; change management.

  • Demonstrates knowledge base in professional nursing or social work and evidence based practice; participatory leadership, continuous learning environment, current issues and trends in care management and clinical practice, nursing and social work education and development.

  • Ability to travel about 10% of time around downstate New York including Westchester County and Long Island to conduct clinical observations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Education and understanding of Adult Learning Theory applications to enhance the technical assistance and education of care management and care coordination activities.

  • Ability to assess educational needs and design and develop responsible curricula.

  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present effectively to small and large groups.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively at all levels in a collaborative team environment.

  • Certification in relevant clinical area and Nursing or Social Work Professional Development preferred.

  • Intermediate Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint skills

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disability Act or a similar law and want a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to careers@Healthfirst.org or calling 212-519-1798 . In your email please include a description of the accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a position within Healthfirst Management Services will be reviewed at the e-mail address and phone number supplied. Thank you for considering a career with Healthfirst Management Services.

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