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Clinical Education Specialist LPG

Location: 9800 S Healthpark Drive, Fort Myers, FL
Department: LPG Ambulatory Nursing Administration
Categories: Nursing
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Schedule: Days


Lee Physician Group is seeking a Clinical Education Specialist. This is an exciting opportunity to help revamp our Outpatient Clinical Training and future projects include creating a Residency Program for Outpatient RN's. The ideal candidate will work collaboratively with the current team, be able to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced setting and strong knowledge of electronic medical records (specifically EPIC) is key. The candidate must have a Masters Degree and at least five years of clinical experience.

Qualified candidates will receive a sign on bonus.

Provides support of excellence in evidenced based clinical practice, patient care, and education that support Lee Health strategic priorities, mission, vision, and values. Is a member of a system or corporate support team that provides consultation for leadership, physicians, employees, volunteers, performance improvement teams, and other committees to provide the following: evidence based practice solutions and educational support to improve clinical knowledge and practice, competence, patient safety, quality, clinical outcomes, and employee engagement. Standardization of processes, clinical practice, standards of care, competencies, policies, and procedures across the health system is an important function of this role. Provides expertise in instructional design methodology: conducting comprehensive data driven needs analysis, problem delineation, and identification of evidence based solutions, interventions, and education to fill identified knowledge/practice needs. Demonstrates competence in evaluation methods to measure the impact of educational interventions, focusing on the improvement of clinical practice, patient outcomes, employee/ patient engagement, and return on investment. Provides expertise in designing, authoring, and developing interactive E-Learning modules within an E-Learning software platform with interface functionality in a learning management system (LMS). Provides system wide support for standardization of the onboarding process, initial and ongoing competency obtainment. Assures that educational interventions and programs meet regulatory standards. Provides support for the professional development/continuing education needs of staff by development and implementation of continuing education. Provides support for systematic change management across the health system. Supports local university/collegiate academic leaders, faculty, and students who utilize Lee Health facilities for clinical rotations. Participates in collegial partnerships and projects to promote research and evidence based practice projects to improve student competence, patient safety, and clinical outcomes.


Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Master'sNursing EducationRequired

Additional Requirements

If Master’s Degree is not in nursing, a BSN is required. If Master’s Degree is not in Nursing Education, candidate must have a post graduate certificate in Nursing Education or a board certification in Nursing Professional Development.

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
5 YearsRequired

Additional Requirements

A minimum of five years full time direct bedside care experience in an approved nursing specialty in an acute care setting. A minimum of seven years’ experience in a formal nursing education role which included the following competencies: instructional design: comprehensive needs analysis, designing, developing, and evaluating education programs in an acute care setting. E-Learning education program development from the design, development and interface phase within a learning management system (LMS). Demonstrated competence in the use of Storyline 3 or similar E-Learning platform. Demonstrated ability to measure the impact of education on clinical practice, clinical outcomes, and return on investment.

State of Florida Licensure Requirements

Registered Nurse LicenseRequired

Certifications/Registration Requirements

BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)Required

Additional Requirements

AHA Basic Life Support current card for at least 90 days after hire date. Nursing professional certification such as ANCC board certification in Professional Nursing Development is preferred at time of hire. If candidate does not have an active certification at time of hire, certification completion is expected from one year of employment.