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Clinical Facilitator/Nurse/UKHC

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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Posting Details Job Title Clinical Facilitator/Nurse/UKHC

Requisition Number RE38093

Working Title Clinical Facilitator/Nurse

Department Name H3999:EVPHA

Work Location Lexington, KY

Grade Level 12

Salary Range $62,400-111,634/year

Type of Position Staff

Position Time Status Full-Time

Required Education BSN

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience 6 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification Licensed Nurse. Safety or Quality certification obtained within 1 year of hire.

Physical Requirements This position may require sitting, standing and/or walking for extended periods of time; lifting of up to 25 lbs may be required.

Shift Primarily day shift Monday through Friday with occasional evenings and weekends per business needs.

Job Summary Clinical Facilitators work as part of the Care Redesign Program. They are expected to skillfully work with groups of physicians and other health care professionals to understand and eliminate unnecessary variation in clinical practice, utilizing clinical best practices and consistency to improve quality of patient care. All facilitative and evaluative tasks must be undertaken objectively and dispassionately, while ensuring evidence is the primary guiding influence and that current policies, procedures and standards are respected. As members of the Care Redesign Program team, they remain consistent with a team throughout the lifecycle of initiatives (design through implementation). They lead new teams as the program continues in future cycles. Assumes direct responsibility for all deliverables and weekly monitoring (both qualitative and quantitative) of initiative core teams. Functions independently and provides key updates/information to initiative leaders and teams through both informal and formal communication channels. Assist teams with project work that includes any or all of the following: evidence review, data collection, engagement of all providers, meeting coordination and facilitation, verbal and written communications regarding team progress. Provide the teams they lead, and as needed, other teams operating within the Program, specific expertise of a nurse, including guidance on nursing care, nursing practice, and nursing workflows. The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID -19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID -19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities 5+ years of experience in healthcare, excellent communication skills, and physician engagement experience.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No

Preferred Education/Experience Masters in related field; process-improvement experience.

Deadline to Apply 01/29/2023

University Community of Inclusion The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Keywords: University of Kentucky, Lexington , Clinical Facilitator/Nurse/UKHC, Healthcare , Lexington, Kentucky

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