Clinical Education Specialist - Emergency Room

Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Educational Services
Category: Clinical Education
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 680505
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

Posting Note: Phoenix Children's is hiring an Education Specialist for our Emergency Department!! This position will be responsible for education needs for the Emergency Department and the Urgent Cares. In this role, you will be providing training for all new hires, annually review all staff competencies, provide monthly education training at staff meetings as needed. Incumbent will develop very strong relationships with department managers and supervisors to identify training needs for staff, as well as being involved in hiring decisions of internal/external staff. Incumbent must have experience working in the specialty area. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, who is able to understand the goals of the department, take the initiative to execute the plans with minimal direction. Incumbent will work with vendors to coordinate the presentation of new procedures or processes that will impact the care of the patients in the departments. This role will work closely with all levels of the Emergency Department and the Urgent Cares, as well as across organizational lines to determine the training needs, frequency and implementation of all current and future training needs. This position develops, implements, and evaluates proactive educational plans and programs to address staff and departmental needs to ensure ongoing enhancement and improvement of staff skills, competencies, and professional growth in accordance with established standards, requirements, and regulations.

This position develops, implements, and evaluates proactive educational plans and programs to address staff and departmental needs to ensure ongoing enhancement and improvement of staff skills, competencies, and professional growth in accordance with established standards, requirements, and regulations.

Position Duties

  1. Collaborates with colleagues within the educational department to support the departmental strategic plan and ongoing institutional growth.
  2. Collaborates with other disciplines and departments as a change agent and participates in the evaluation of outcomes.
  3. Engages in ongoing organizational endeavors which support the philosophy and values of Phoenix Children's Hospital and nursing and the professional development of staff.
  4. Participates in dissemination of knowledge via podium, poster presentations, publication submission, and/or other forms of scholarly information exchange.
  5. Plans, implements, and evaluates learning opportunities based on evidence using a variety of teaching strategies.
  6. Role-models, mentors, and promotes professional growth within the department, hospitalwide and/or within the community.
  7. Seeks and takes advantage of opportunities to enhance own professional growth and development.
  8. Supports others in Evidence-Based Practice/Research Projects from initial planning through presentations or publications.
  9. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Masters in Nursing or Bachelors in Nursing and Masters in a related field.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Two years experience as a RN in a preceptor and/or leadership role in the specific specialty area.
2. Two years experience as an educator teaching adults.
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current State of Arizona RN license or an RN license from a compact state with multistate privileges or the ability to establish licensure according to Arizona law prior to start date.
2. Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association.
3. National Certification in clinical specialty and/or nursing professional development.
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) - Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) - Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Hearing - Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling - Occasionally
5. Physical Requirement - Reaching - Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Sitting - Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Standing - Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling - Occasionally
9. Physical Requirement - Talking - Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling - Occasionally
11. Physical Requirement - Walking - Frequently
12. Physical Requirement - Near Vision - Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Far Vision - Frequently
14. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination - Occasionally
15. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment - Constantly
16. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
17. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment - Applicable
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels - Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles - Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure - Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure - Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals - Applicable
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