Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
What makes Kindred Healthcare a great place to work? Our people, of course! Our clinicians answer this special calling because they have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are.
Who are you? To succeed in our high-energy, high-reward environment, our clinicians provide compassionate critical care and deliver exceptional patient experiences , meaningful outcomes, and bonds for life.
As our most acute level of care, Kindred's transitional care hospitals offer the same critical care patients receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit , but for an extended recovery period. Our clinicians play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients .
As an Area Director of Education you will:
In collaboration with the educators and administrative leaders, identifies needed staff education at the area hospitals.
Develops short term and long term area hospital educational goals based on identified needs through the hospitals Quality Councils, annual assessments and recruitment/retention needs.
Collaborates with area educators, hospital managers and peers to evaluate staff competencies.
Has functional oversight of the Education Coordinators of the designated area and manages the planning, coordination and teaching of continuing education and in-service education for the identified area hospitals, including General Orientation, monthly education calendars, and Support Center compliance agreement.
Local travel required between facilities.
As an Area Director of Education you will have:
Bachelor's degree required. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred. Master's degree in healthcare administration, business administration, or clinical specialty preferred. Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may substitute for education requirements.
BCLS Certification- required.
Clinical Nurse Specialist preferred.
Minimum of five years' experience in healthcare administration/management with a minimum of two years' experience in hospital management and/or leadership in clinical education in an inpatient acute care environment.
Job : Clinical Education/Staff Development Primary Location : IL-Chicago-Kindred Hospital Chicago North Organization : 4007 - Kindred Hospital Chicago North Shift : Day