The LifeFlight clinical education facilitator participates in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of clinical orientation, education, and training programs that improve the delivery of high-quality care by direct or indirect care providers. The clinical facilitator takes a lead role in providing instruction related to organization-wide clinical learning and professional development initiatives utilizing current evidence-based practice. The clinical facilitator utilizes various teaching strategies, information sources, and evaluation methods to promote an environment of continued learning and professional growth. The Clinical Education Facilitator is responsible for fostering a safety-first professional environment and supports all LifeFlight leadership, crew members, adjunct faculty, and external customers. This position is exempt and reports to the Director of Clinical Education and Professional Development for LifeFlight.
POSITION SHIFT :
40 Standard Hours (Days) | Fulltime (Exempt): Monday-Friday 40 hours per work week
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES :
Understands adult learning principles and can apply that knowledge in the planning, development, and implementation of educational activities. Evaluates and integrates current evidence-based practice in the curriculum design of learning activities.
Participates in the curriculum design, implementation, instruction, and evaluation of learning activities to meet identified needs for orientation and professional development.
Demonstrates abilities to assess educational needs and professional development needs by analyzing course evaluations and needs assessments to determine educational goals and priorities.
Evaluates and integrates current evidence-based practice in the curriculum design of learning activities.
Supports integration of research into practice.
Creates an environment that promotes the development and use of critical thinking skills.
Independently manages group dynamics to maintain focus and cooperative learning.
Facilitates learning and socialization.
Adjusts content and teaching strategy based on learner's knowledge, expertise, and response.
Presents content in an organized and consistent manner that reinforces the established objectives.
Includes accreditation, regulatory, and organizational standards in the implementation of educational programs and initiatives.
Incorporates strategies to meet specific needs of patient populations.
DEPARTMENT / UNIT SUMMARY:
LifeFlight is a comprehensive transport service encompassing Air Medical Transport, Critical Care Ground Transport, ALS/BLS Ground Transport, Event Medicine, Emergency Communications, and Transport Coordination. The Program is comprised of more than 300 staff members holding multiple licensure levels including physician, RN, Critical Care Paramedic, Paramedic, AEMT, and non-licensed. LifeFlight is headquartered in Nashville, TN and currently operates multiple satellite locations across middle Tennessee with more than 20 ambulances, nine helicopters, and one airplane. At LifeFlight we foster and appreciate the rich experience and expertise cultivated by a highly trained, compassionate, diverse workforce. Be prepared to share all that you have to offer and grow from the collective knowledge of a globally recognized institution.
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DISCOVER VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER :
Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery, and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity -- of culture, thinking, learning, and leading -- is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
VUMC RECENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS :
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education, and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.
Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows.
Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievemen.
Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6 th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.