Clinical Development Specialist

Location: Wenatchee, WA
Facility: Confluence Health
Schedule: Full Time; Exempt
Shift: Day Shift
Hours: 8-5

Job Description

Position Summary:
  • The Clinical Development Specialist is responsible for the development of clinical content, implementation and evaluation of the effectiveness. The CDS works collaboratively to provide orientation, on-going training, and implementation of new clinical programs and activities for the CH workforce. The CDS delivers education programs across the Service Lines of the CH hospitals and clinics through instructor led classes to development of on-line content.
Essential Functions:
  • Essential Functions:
    • Develop clinical content utilizing evidenced based practice
    • Create, coordinate, and deliver large training initiatives
    • Employ strategies and techniques to promote a positive learning environment.
    • Possess current knowledge and competency with basic patient care equipment, and clinical skills.
    • Work collaboratively with instructors, unit based educators, and leadership
    • Maintain flexibility when managing multiple roles and responsibilities
    • Ensure educational programs are congruent with CH goals, initiatives, and regulatory requirements
    • Communicates effectively with all levels of the organization
    • Use principles from theories of adult learning, organizational development, system change, and quality improvement
    • Differentiate educational problems from system problems through gap analysis
    • Adjust content and teaching strategies based on learners’ reaction or educational needs
    • Determines and revises priorities for scheduled and unscheduled educational activities
  • Demonstrate Standards of Behavior and adhere to the Code of Conduct in all aspects of job performance at all times.
  • Required:
    • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing required.
    • Recent experience in acute/outpatient clinical setting
    • Current AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider
    • RN Licensure in WA State required.
    • Driving Personal vehicle for business purposes. Requires proof of valid WA driver’s license and proof of auto liability insurance
  • Desired:
    • Previous experience as educator preferred.
Physical/Sensory Demands:
  • O = Occasional, represents 1 to 25% or up to 30 minutes in a 2 hour workday.
  • F = Frequent, represents 26 to 50% or up to 1 hour of an 2 hour workday.
  • C = Continuous, represents 51% to 100% or up to 2 hours of 2 hour workday.
  • Physical/Sensory Demands For This Position:
    • Walking – F
    • Sitting/Standing – F
    • Reaching: Shoulder Height – F
    • Reaching: Above shoulder height – F
    • Reaching: Below shoulder height – F
    • Climbing – O
    • Pulling/Pushing: 25 pounds or less – F
    • Pulling/Pushing: 25 pounds to 50 pounds – O
    • Pulling/Pushing: Over 50 pounds – O
    • Lifting: 25 pounds or less – F
    • Lifting: 25 pounds to 50 pounds – O
    • Lifting: Over 50 pounds – O
    • Carrying: 25 pounds or less – O
    • Carrying: 25 pounds to 50 pounds – O
    • Carrying: Over 50 pounds – O
    • Crawling/Kneeling – O
    • Bending/Stooping/Crouching – O
    • Twisting/Turning – O
    • Repetitive Movement – F
Working Conditions:
  • Not Specified
Physical Exposures:
  • Physical Exposures For This Position:
    • Unprotected Heights – No
    • Heat – No
    • Cold – No
    • Mechanical Hazards – No
    • Hazardous Substances – Yes
    • Blood Borne Pathogens Exposure Potential – No
    • Lighting – Not specified
    • Noise – No
    • Ionizing/Non-Ionizing Radiation – No
    • Infectious Diseases – No

Additional Information

About Confluence Health: Confluence Health is an integrated, rural healthcare delivery system with two hospitals, multi-specialty care in 30+ service lines and primary care in 11 communities across north central Washington State. Our 270 physicians and 130 advanced practice clinicians serve an area of approximately 12,000 square miles and cover nearly every corner of this region through specialty outreach. Our Mission: We are dedicated to improving our patients' health by providing safe, high-quality care in a compassionate and cost effective manner. Our Setting and Lifestyle: We are located in the heart of Washington State and just 2.5 hours east of Seattle. Our region offers a diverse array of recreational opportunities in breathtaking landscapes, from alpine country to the high desert, orchards to vineyards, cross country skiing to fly fishing and everything in between. Cycling, mountain biking, rafting, hiking; it is all right here. The region also offers a family friendly environment with excellent schools and cultural and art activities for the entire family.