Kaiser Permanente Patient Educator RN in San Diego, California

Collaborates with other educators, managers, physicians, and other healthcare providers to develop, design, deliver and evaluate/improve education strategies and programs/classes based on member/patient and needs, as well as department, organizational goals/objectives and regulatory needs.

Essential Functions: - Conducts educational needs assessments to design and develop programs to meet regulatory requirements and organizational, departmental needs. - Coordinates implements and evaluates programs. - Communicates and markets education programs to a broad target audience using appropriate methods, and based on identified/assessed needs. - Makes assessment of physiological and /or functional status using protocols, initiates appropriate interventions. - Develops individualized member/patient/family education plan focusing on self-management, delivers member/patient/family education (individual or group) specific to disease state. - Provides direct group or one-on-one health education services to members and the public. - Reviews and recommends high quality, culturally appropriate written and audio visual health content. - Consults with physicians and other health care providers re: member/patient specific clinical and health related issues and education needs. - Participates in multi-disciplinary care teams and committees. - Collects data; plans and prepares reports for performance improvement and/or quality assurance audits. - Makes recommendations for cost/quality strategies, works within budget. - Serves as expert clinical resource to staff and departments in defining and meeting educational, clinical, quality and cost outcomes and performance measures. - Participates in establishing department policies and protocols that support regulatory standards (JOINT commission, NCQA, MediCal).

Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Two (2) years of previous teaching experience required. - Two (2) years of recent (within the last five (5) years) related clinical experience*. *Related clinical experience must be defined within the posting notes, specific to the department of hire - adult critical care, med/surg, MCH, etc. Education - Bachelor's degree or four (4) years of equivalent experience required. Licenses, Certifications, Registrations - Current California RN license required. - BLS.

Additional Requirements: - Adult learning and behavior change knowledge required. - Demonstrated ability to utilize interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and group facilitator/process skills. - Computer literacy skills required.

Preferred Qualifications: - Master's degree preferred. - BLS instructor preferred. - Working knowledge of Word, Excel and Power Point preferred.

Notes: - L191 - Lactation Consultant

COMPANY Kaiser Permanente

TITLE Patient Educator RN