As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA
This position is responsible for promoting excellence in patient care by advancing quality and scope of practice through clinical education. The incumbent acts in conjunction with the Clinical Staff Education Manager in planning, directing, coordinating, and evaluating intra/inter-departmental activities. With input from the manger, the NPD Lead Specialist is responsible for administrative decisions in the absence of the manager. Delivers training and education and represents Clinical Staff Education with system level perspectives in interdepartmental meetings. This position supervises employees or processes by coordinating and overseeing work assignments. Participates in the interview process as well as assesses, develops and provides training for new and existing employees. This position has the authority to determine appropriate training needs and works in conjunction with the manager to initiate disciplinary action for assigned areas. This position may be required to provide direct patient care as needed by area of assignment. This position may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to state law. This position carries the expectation to be competent and work alongside the unit educator at the bedside.
Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.
Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.