Ambulatory Clinical Educator - Home Care

UnityPoint Health St. Lukes

Requisition ID
US-IA-Cedar Rapids
290 Blairs Ferry Rd NE
9400 UnityPoint at Home Affiliate
Cedar Rapids
Staff Development
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Part-time: 20 hours per week, hours based on work need
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Part Time Benefits


Ambulatory Clinical Educator

UnityPoint at Home

PT Hours: Monday-Friday daytime (20 hours per week)

May be able to pair this role with a Visit Nurse role to achieve Full-time hours



The Ambulatory Clinical Educator (ACE) performs activities related to orientation, training, and development of clinical staff in the ambulatory space. The ACE assists in planning, implementing, and evaluating clinical education activities/programs for clinical staff utilizing data and quality metrics to drive clinical outcomes as well as supporting clinical student learning in their assigned region. Additionally, supports non-clinical education as needed.


Education and Training Program Oversight

Manages and delivers the regions’ education and training activities in accordance with defined strategic priorities for clinical service lines.

o   Identifies, and coordinates the education and training needs for the region under the direction of the Clinical Education Department leadership.

o   Assists with the development and implementation of strategic planning initiatives under the direction of the Clinical Education Manager.

o   Partner with regional ambulatory leadership, committees, councils, and the Clinical Education Manager to identify and educate on new and emerging services.

o   In partnership with Human Resources and regional leadership, coordinates and facilitates clinical education for new employee orientation.

o   Coordinates and maintains standardized internal education courses for clinical employees in partnership with other ambulatory departments.



Student Educational Experiences

Coordinates and communicates requests for student experiences in the ambulatory space in partnership with Talent Acquisition, Compliance, and Contracting per a standardized process, which includes:

o   Review all requests for student experience requests from approved educational institutions

o   Validation that a current contract is in place with affiliate to support student request.

o   Collaboration with education institutions to support educational placement requests

o   Collaboration with leaders to identify appropriate staff for optimal learning experiences.

o   Evaluation and reporting on student experiences to department and affiliate leadership


Subject Matter Expert

Expected Competency Proficiency

o   Maintains knowledge of current and anticipated future of industry standards, evidence based practice regulated training requirements and continuing education requirements

o   Delivers competency based programs for clinical staff with a focus upon improvement of skills and retention of knowledge

o   In coordination with Compliance and the Clinical Education Manager, evaluates learning needs utilizing data and quality metrics to drive clinical outcomes and reduce risk.

o   Serves as resource for onsite training of specific education

Additional Responsibilities

o   Establishes and maintains positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues, supervisors, and UnityPoint Health leadership

o   Engages in development and learning that advances skills and competencies of self and others

o   Partners with regional affiliates to provide education on standardized use of clinical resources across UPH care continuum.



Basic UPH Performance Criteria        

·       Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.

·       Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.

·       Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.

·       Maintains compliance with CLIA, OSHA, HIPAA, Safety, and Risk Management

·       Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.

·       Attends, leads, or participates in training programs, conferences and other workshops

·       Maintains current knowledge base and nursing skills through continuing education activities

·       Serves as a resource and education consultant to staff, facilities, committees and projects

·       Ability to adapt and flex to dynamic clinical environments and to the needs of learners

·       Balances team and individual responsibilities, be open and objective to other’s views, give and welcome feedback, and contribute to positive team goals

·       Provides troubleshooting assistance to clinics for education training needs

·       Maintains compliance with Personnel policies and procedures

·       Monitors environmental conditions in order to secure protect health information.

·       Responsible for supporting a culture of innovation, learning, teamwork, and professional practice that is consistent with the mission, vision, and values of the organization.

·       Performs other duties as requested by your supervisor to facilitate the smooth and effective day-to-day operations




Minimum Requirements


Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.













5+ years in ambulatory nursing, precepting, or training experience


*A Master’s Degree in Nursing may be substituted for 2 years of required experience







Current professional license for the state in which the candidate works.


Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.


BLS Instructor within the first 12 months of hire and maintenance of training through annual sustainability activities.


Mandatory Reporter


Person Centered Care training within the first 12 months of hire and maintenance of training through annual sustainability activities.



·       Accountability

·       Collaboration

·       Communication-written & verbal

·       Flexibility

·       People Focused

·       Interpersonal skills

·       Leadership skills

·       Microsoft Office

·       Motivation

·       Multicultural sensitivity

·       Planning and organizing skills

·       Problem-solving

·       Professionalism

·       Project management

·       Teamwork






Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.



Job ID: 72445

Posted 15 days ago

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