Professional Development Clinical Educator – Paramedic

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Central Maine Healthcare
October 4, 2021
Lewiston, Maine
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  • Professional Development Clinical Educator - Paramedic

    • Lewiston, Maine
  • At Central Maine Healthcare our team members are committed to providing exceptional care and experiences for our community and for each other every day.

    Essential Duties:

    • Supports and facilitate the orientation and onboarding of new hires.

    • Develop, implement, and revise programs that enhance cost effectiveness and quality patient care.

    • Participate in identifying the learning needs of nursing staff.

    • Communicate effectively with staff and leadership team regarding educational needs and offerings.

    • Assess, plan, and implement programs for staff development to advance and maintain knowledge, critical thinking, and skills competency.

    • Develop relationships with local colleges and universities.

    • Plans and coordinates conferences and seminars.

    • Designs and develops new patient equipment instructional materials; demonstrates use to staff.

    • Conducts classes and / or provided individual instructions / recommendations for identified learning deficiencies.

    • Supervises preceptor program house-wide as needed: resource for preceptors and students on the units.

    • Makes recommendations and implements updates and changes to current clinical competencies and educational programs based on best practice and research recommendation.

    • Evaluates and maintains initial and ongoing competency validations in compliance with JCAHO and CMS standards.

    • Assists EMS Region with pre-hospital EMS providers education, QI, and interface with the Emergency Department.

    • Assists CMHC family hospitals / practices and those hospital and EMS services within the Tri-County EMS region.

    • Performs administrative duties as needed: management reports; Learning Management System for competency records.

    • Evaluates and documents staff performance of clinical skills, enhancing clinical competency.

    • Provides expert clinical knowledge and skill consultation to staff.

    • Treats patients and families with respect and dignity; ensures patient confidentiality.

    • Performs all aspects of education in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical /healthcare errors.

    • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible and organized.

    • Studies current trends, new technologies/development, teaching methodologies through professional journals, seminars / conferences, professional associations, etc.

    • Customer Service: Interacts with all individuals in a consistent manner, providing attention, support, and assistance to foster an environment of exceptional personal service.

    A professional development educator that is assigned to a specialty unit as a Unit Based Educator will maintain current knowledge and competency in that specialty; current required certifications (e.g. ACLS, PALS, TNCC, ENPC, NRP, External fetal monitor, Advanced fetal monitor etc); National Certification preferred.

    Education and Experience:

    • Current State of Maine Paramedic license

    • 5 to 7 years of relevant acute care experience

    • 2 years clinical educator experience preferred

    • Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred

    • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider ACLS, PALS, and BLS Certification required; Instructor status certifications preferred.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Exemplifies professional nursing practice.

    Ability to engage patients and team members utilizing the CMH Experience Standards

    • I am creating a warming, caring, and non-judgmental environment

    • I am actively listening and seeking information

    • I am honest, truthful, and consistent

    • I am respectful, treating all individuals with dignity and empathy

    • I am serving as a role model, taking both initiative and ownership when appropriate

    • I am working collaboratively and demonstrating teamwork

    • I am resilient and adapt to change in positive ways

    Serve as the champion of the patient and team member experience by providing an A+ experience to every patient and team member, every day

    If you are passionate about making a difference and are looking for your next great career opportunity, we look forward to reviewing your application!

      Posted 4 Days Ago
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About Us


    Our why, our purpose, drives every decision and action we take as a healthcare system. We strive everyday to deliver exceptional care, and to improve our community.  We are a non-profit organization that is breaking the traditional healthcare mold by bringing our patients and their family’s high value, low cost, and award-winning care while focusing on creating an exceptional experience for them; all within their communities.  To accomplish this, we only hire individuals who are committed to excellence, who embody the principles of our CMH Experience Service Standards, and who are ready to step in and help their fellow team members achieve those exceptional results for our patients, their families, and the community.

    Central Maine Healthcare System

    The organization is broad in its footprint, with three (3) hospitals in Bridgton, Lewiston, and Rumford, and over 75 individual practices within our Medical Group.  Lewiston’s Central Maine Medical Center is a certified and award-winning level two trauma center, along with our Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute and the upcoming highly anticipated launch of our comprehensive state of the art cancer treatment center. Both Bridgton and Rumford Hospitals are four (4) star accredited acute care hospitals, and our Medical Group and Maine Urgent Care Centers have won multiple awards within their specialties.  As a system we are a six-time winner of the Leapfrog Safety A Rating since 2019, representing some of the highest quality care and outcomes nationwide. Our awards and accolades are only possible as a result of our commitment to culture, and a focus on safety and inclusion, in each of our patient’s experiences and in the experiences we create within our teams.

    If you are a person who is looking for a way to give back to your community, to help improve the lives of patients or those who care for our patients, want to be part of a growing organization that is setting the bar for Maine healthcare, apply to join Central Maine Healthcare today!

    Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity

    CMH actively promotes diversity in its workforce at all levels of the organization. We strive to create and maintain a setting where we celebrate cultural and other differences and consider them strengths of the organization. CMH is an equal opportunity workforce and no one shall discriminate against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status with respect to any offer, or term or condition, of employment. We make reasonable accommodations to the known physical and mental limitations of qualified individuals with disabilities.

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