Clinical Professional Development National Program Specialist, Clinical Program Delivery

Ascension Health Saint Louis, MO
Job ID: 257648Clinical Professional Development National Program Specialist, Clinical Program DeliverySt Louis, MissouriRegular / Day

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Title: Clinical Professional Development National Program Specialist, Clinical Program Delivery

City, State: St Louis, MO

Location: MOSTL 4600 Headquarters

Additional Job Details: Full-Time

About Us

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2017, Ascension provided more than $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 165,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. Ascension's Healthcare Division operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 153 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 22 states and the District of Columbia, while its Solutions Division provides a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension's own group purchasing organization.

Job Description

Position Summary:

Performs in a National Specialist role to coordinate a variety of general administrative duties to support the delivery of Clinical Professional Development programs, performance processes, and learning events to support the Quadruple Aim and clinical care priorities.

Responsibilities/Duties:

* Detail-oriented and possess the experience and analytical skills to recognize and propose process improvements

* Lead efforts to create a streamlined Accounts Payable process for clinical education purchase

* Partner with regional and market education leaders to process education purchases including receiving invoices and logging them into Peoplesoft

* Audit all education orders and invoices for accuracy and work with vendors to resolve issues and discrepancies

* Maintain vendor information and documentation

* Work alongside finance team to support Accounts Payable tracking and reporting requirements

* Assist CPD and all other stakeholder teams in efforts to align clinical education contracts and identify cost savings opportunities

* Aligns programs across the Ministry Markets to empower clinical educators who deliver solutions in support of nursing, allied health, and pharmacy competency.

* Develops time lines, coordinates resources, and monitors and summarizes the progress of projects.

* Assists in the development and implementation of communication and program plans.

* Prepares dashboard reports as needed to support the implementation and delivery of Clinical Professional Development programs.

* Supports the Clinical Professional Development team by composing, typing and transcribing correspondence, forms, reports, presentation materials and other written communications as required. Routes written communications as appropriate.

* Organizes clinical professional development programs in partnership with matrixed team members to support the daily operation, maintenance, support, usage, analysis and administration of the local Learning Management System and processes.

* Coordinates time lines, coordinates resources, and monitors and summarizes the progress of projects.

* Assists in the development and implementation of communication and program plans.

* Manages the preparation of dashboard reports by conducting audits of data to ensure consistency and accuracy for the implementation and delivery of Clinical Professional Development programs.

* Maintains an efficient process of implementing training assignments.

* Assists with preparing for and facilitating meetings, conferences, programs and/or special events through the coordination of administrative components of training activities and events.

* Manages training supply needs, room reservations, and catering.

* Maintains and tracks invoices and/or department charge backs associated with training projects and programs.

Education/Experience:

Minimum Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree or combination of High School diploma and related experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Bachelor's Level Degree Preferred. Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Organizational Development or Education, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or other equivalent curriculum that focuses on learning.

* Seven (7) or more year's progressive experience as a program coordinator/manager required, including three years of progressively responsible experience in areas of statistical analysis, research, contract management, business management, or related field preferred.

* Healthcare experience preferred.

Effectiveness in this role requires in depth knowledge of/experience with:

* Must be well versed in computer skills such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

* Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

* Must be able to work in a stressful environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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