Job Overview

HEALTH SERVICES EDUCATION & TRAINING SPECIALIST

$8,393 – $10,202/month

Contra Costa County Health Services is seeking two experienced nursing professionals interested in healthcare staff development and training for two current vacancies at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez, CA. Under general direction, the Health Services Education and Training Specialists primary responsibility will be to identify, design, develop and deliver professional development and training activities such as new employee orientation for hospital and health center employees and continuing education and in-service programs to meet health care delivery needs and regulatory requirements in an effective and economical manner. The incumbent will also participate in and use evidence-based research to identify strategies for improving professional development activities, nursing practice and patient outcomes; systematically evaluate the quality and effectiveness of professional nursing and ancillary health care staff practices; and assess education and training needs of patient care and ancillary staff using a variety of data sources.

Minimum qualifications include a valid CA RN license, a Master’s degree in Nursing, Education or closely related field and 3 years of full-time experience performing the duties of an RN in an acute care hospital. A BSN and 2 additional years of clinical experience for a total of 5 years, which includes providing in-services to nursing and/or ancillary staff, may be substituted for the Master’s degree. Position open until filled.

All applicants, including County employees, are to apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr, and submit the required information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date listed above. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications provided on the job announcement. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application.  Paper, faxed or late applications WILL NOT be accepted. To view the typical tasks, knowledge, skills and abilities associated with this position, please visit our website to see the detailed job description. EOE