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Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC includes the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the region’s first medical school; the renowned USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the first comprehensive cancer centers established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States; the USC Care Medical Group, a medical faculty practice; the Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes two acute care hospitals: 401-licensed bed Keck Hospital of USC and 60-licensed bed USC Norris Cancer Hospital; and USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, a 158-licensed bed community hospital. It also includes more than 40 outpatient facilities, some at affiliated hospitals, in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties.

In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked Keck Medical Center of USC among the Top 10 hospitals in the state and among the Top 50 hospitals in the United States in seven specialties: ophthalmology, urology, cancer, geriatrics, orthopedic surgery, nephrology and cardiology and heart surgery.

Clinical Educator (WOCN) - Nursing Administration - (Union) Full Time 8 Hour Days

USCKH - Nursing Administration Los Angeles, California

The clinical educator is responsible for the development, coordination, delivery and/or evaluation of educational activities for hospital staff with a focus on patient care staff and wound care. Education will be accomplished in the clinical as well as classroom environment. The clinical educator serves as a consultant regarding skin/wound care prevention and management and resource for staff caring for patients as well as ancillary department staff. Utilizing appropriate education frameworks, the clinical educator assesses and determines learning needs, implements education programs, and evaluates education outcomes. Develops, coordinates, delivers and/or evaluates skin/ wound care educational activities for hospital staff, patients, and their families. Participates in an outcome-based approach to patient care by insuring evidenced-based practice and interdisciplinary care delivery. 

Minimum Education:
- Graduate of a state approved School of Registered Nursing.
- Baccalaureate degree required.
- Will consider candidate enrolled in Baccalaureate degree program.
- Master degree preferred.

Minimum Experience/Knowledge:
- At least 1 year of acute inpatient hospital experience in the United States required.
- 3 years acute care nursing experience preferred.
- A minimum of 2 years formal or informal experience in an educator role.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively work with physicians, staff, and patients.
- Demonstrated ability to utilize effective, appropriate and diplomatic oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal direction and supervision.
- Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word as well as Internet access and utilization.
- Ability to participate in and utilize research for improvement of patient-care practices.

Required License/Certification:
- Valid California Registered Nurse License.
- Current Basic Cardiac Life Support training.
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support preferred.
- Fire and Safety Certification. (If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.)

REQ20057784 Posted Date: 04/16/2018

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