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Patient Educator RN, Center for Healthy Living, Full-time

Location: San Diego, CA Additional Locations:

Carlsbad Medical Offices 6860 Avenida Encinas, 6860 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad,California, 92008
Escondido Medical Offices 732 N. Broadway, 732 N. Broadway, Escondido,California, 92025
La Mesa Medical Offices 8080 Parkway Dr., 8080 Parkway Dr., La Mesa,California, 91942
Otay Mesa Medical Offices 4650 Palm Ave., 4650 Palm Ave., San Diego,California, 92154
Positive Choice 7035 Convoy Ct., 7035 Convoy Ct., San Diego,California, 92111
San Diego Medical Administrative Offices 4511 Orcu, 4511 Orcutt Ave., San Diego,California, 92120
San Diego Medical Center 4647 Zion Ave., 4647 Zion Ave., San Diego,California, 92120
Vandever Medical Offices 4405 Vandever St., 4405 Vandever St., San Diego,California, 92120
San Marcos Medical Offices 1 400 Craven Rd., 400 Craven Rd., San Marcos,California, 92069
Carmel Valley Medical Offices, 3851 Shaw Ridge Rd., San Diego,California, 92130
Garfield Specialty Care 5893 Copley Dr., 5893 Copley Dr., San Diego,California, 92111
Oceanside Ranch Del Oro Medical Offices Rocky Poin, Rocky Point Dr. @ Trestles, Oceanside,California, 92056
San Diego Med Cntr Health Services 9457-9459 Clair, 9457-9459 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego,California, 92123
Bonita
Job Number: 751201 Date posted: 11/14/2018
Description:
Collaborates with other educators, managers, physicians, and other healthcare providers to develop, design, deliver and evaluate/improve education strategies and programs/classes based on member/patient and needs, as well as department, organizational goals/objectives and regulatory needs.


Essential Functions:
- Conducts educational needs assessments to design and develop programs to meet regulatory requirements and organizational, departmental needs.
- Coordinates implements and evaluates programs.
- Communicates and markets education programs to a broad target audience using appropriate methods, and based on identified/assessed needs.
- Makes assessment of physiological and /or functional status using protocols, initiates appropriate interventions.
- Develops individualized member/patient/family education plan focusing on self-management, delivers member/patient/family education (individual or group) specific to disease state.
- Provides direct group or one-on-one health education services to members and the public.
- Reviews and recommends high quality, culturally appropriate written and audio visual health content.

- Consults with physicians and other health care providers re: member/patient specific clinical and health related issues and education needs.
- Participates in multi-disciplinary care teams and committees.
- Collects data; plans and prepares reports for performance improvement and/or quality assurance audits.
- Makes recommendations for cost/quality strategies, works within budget.
- Serves as expert clinical resource to staff and departments in defining and meeting educational, clinical, quality and cost outcomes and performance measures.
- Participates in establishing department policies and protocols that support regulatory standards (JOINT commission, NCQA, MediCal).


Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- Two (2) years of previous teaching experience required.
- Two (2) years of recent (within the last five (5) years) related clinical experience*.
*Related clinical experience must be defined within the posting notes, specific to the department of hire - adult critical care, med/surg,
MCH, etc.
Education
- Bachelor's degree or four (4) years of equivalent experience required.
Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
- Current California RN license required.
- BLS.


 


Additional Requirements:
- Adult learning and behavior change knowledge required.
- Demonstrated ability to utilize interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and group facilitator/process skills.
- Computer literacy skills required.


 


Preferred Qualifications:
- Master's degree preferred.
- BLS instructor preferred.
- Working knowledge of Word, Excel and Power Point preferred.


- Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred


- Lift 50 pounds- Required


-OBGYN education experience. This would include experience in educating expecting  mothers on the basics of taking care of a baby, infant CPR,  and breastfeeding (Certified Lactation Educator, preferred).


- Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills.




Notes:


- Working evenings and weekends


- Travel will be required throughout the San Diego service area to conduct education and training.


- Be able to cover North County (San Marcos, Escondido, Oceanside, Carlsbad) - Preferred.



 

Primary Location: California,San Diego,Mission Road Administration Building A 10990 S.D. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: SCNSC Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nursing Licensed Specialty: Education Department: Center for Healthy Living Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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