Market Director Clinical Professional Development - Las Vegas

HCA • Henderson, NV 89002

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

The HCA Clinical Education Service Line (CESL) is part of our strategic nursing initiative to create an organizational structure (shared services) focused specifically on clinical education. The CESL will develop and deploy consistent world-class curriculum, content, and programs across HCA's 178 acute care facilities nationwide. The strategy of our center shared services implementation focuses on our amazing clinical educators dedicating their time in high value-add, top of skill efforts with our clinicians. To aid in this effort, HCA will leverage size and scale to share clinical education best practices across the enterprise and help make decisions that will positively impact our patient outcomes.

Were excited to advance and hope you will join us on our mission to support the care and improvement of human life! This Market Director of Clinical Professional Development (MDCPD), Las Vegas - covering 3 facilities, is responsible for enhancing professional practice and the provision of quality patient care in assigned markets and hospitals through various clinical education activities. The MDCPD will assess, develop and provide evidence-based, quality educational programs and activities that promote professional competency for nursing, inter-professional and non-licensed clinical staff in assigned hospitals.


The MDCPD actively assesses, develops, leads and collaborates in the development, coordination, managing, facilitating, conducting and evaluating orientation/onboarding process for nursing, inter-professional and non-licensed clinical staff. To meet this expectation includes the following:

  • Responsible for the orientation/onboarding programs in assigned facilities and collaborates with the team to promote employee retention

  • Consistently incorporates innovation to align with organizational goals and initiatives

  • Searches the evidence to discover innovative, effective, and efficient practices for orientation/onboarding

  • Identifies, communicates and implements cost effectiveness and efficient orientation/onboarding practices

  • Seeks out improvement opportunities through analysis of stakeholder feedback and adjust programs based on evaluation results

  • Problem solves independently to promote new employee success

  • Analyzes data to evaluate effectiveness of onboarding/orientation in achievement of organizational goals, including employee retention

  • Role models organizational and personal commitment to new employee success

  • Incorporates organizational values/culture

Competency Management

The MDCPD is responsible to have the expertise in competency assessment in order to participate in the development, coordination, and managing, facilitating, conducting, and evaluating competency in assigned hospitals. To meet this expectation includes the following:

  • Consistently incorporates innovative methods to measure and validate competency

  • Proactively initiates gap analysis and needs assessment to define new areas for competency assessment and maintenance

  • Identifies cost effective and safety in selection of competency assessment methods

  • Searches the evidence for best practices (EBP) in competency management and current EBP patient care guidelines based on the practice setting

  • Seeks improvement opportunities to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the competency management program.

  • Problem solves independently and engages in stakeholders appropriately

  • Uses clinical problems to promote clinical inquiry/investigation and improvement, follows through with competency assessment of new/changed skills and concepts

  • Analyzes data to evaluate and refine competency management activities

  • Continuously scans the environment to proactively identify competency needs.

  • Role models competent practice


In alignment with the HCA and division-defined content development process the MDCPD identifies amd leads the designs of educational activities to address practice gaps for identified target audiences, which may include licensed and non-licensed healthcare personal in assigned hospitals. To meet this expectation includes the following:

  • Consistently incorporates innovative into educational design

  • Continuously scans the environment to identify and analyze practice gaps, plan effective education and evaluate outcomes

  • Identifies cost effectiveness in selection of educational activities to best meet staff learning needs

  • Searches the evidence and incorporates evidence-based practice into education

  • Understands adult educational theory and able to apply to the development of educational programs.

  • Demonstrates an understanding and ability to apply evaluation methodologies, (i.e., Kirkpatrick) into courses and curriculum to refine clinical programs.

  • Seeks improvement opportunities and provides staff with resources and education to implement changes.

  • Problem solves independently and engages in stakeholders appropriately

  • Uses clinical problems to promote clinical inquiry/investigation inn self and in leaners

  • Analyzes data to evaluate education outcomes and makes changes as needed

  • Aligns education with organizational goals.

  • Role models competent practice

Research Evidence-based Practice (EBP)/Quality Improvement (QI)

The MDCPD must promote and integrate EBP in order to continuously improve practice in assigned hospitals. In addition, they promote research, EBP, and QI in patient care settings. The MDCPD may conduct, encourage, facilitate, and/or participate in research, EBP, and QI, including dissemination of findings. To meet this expectation activities include the following:

  • Continuously scans the environment for trends and follows the HCA and division clinical education development model to make required changes.

  • Synthesizes the best available evidence, evaluation data, trends and expectations to guide decision making about changes and improvements of all components of nursing professional development practice.

  • Develops, measures and analyzes data to demonstrate impact on nursing care delivery such as patient outcomes, nurse competency, and practice improvements

  • Leads quality initiatives to improve education practices

  • Leads the implementation of change strategies

  • Embraces meaningful change and fosters acceptance, adoption and action toward change in others

  • Creates a supportive environment for nursing research, scientific inquiry, quality improvement and evidenced-base practice

  • Supports research activities that align with the organizational strategic plan

  • Disseminates research findings through educational programs, courses, and other activities

Collaborative Partnerships

The MDCPD is actively engage with partners to share experience in planning and decision making to achieve the desired results. To meet this expectation actitivies includes the following:

  • Leads collaborative efforts to improve educational opportunities in assign


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