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›Clinical Practice Educator - Newbury, ENG
Date Posted:5/24/2018 10:58:10 AM
The Clinical Practice Educator (CPE) role is best described as a“Patient Training and Education expert”in Home Therapies. The CPE partners with referring units to teach patients and staff best practice in PD HHD or IV therapies. The CPE works to fulfil the demand for patient training to ensure that patients are expertly and appropriately trained on Baxter's therapies in order to optimise outcomes and to minimise avoidable technique failures. Critical to the success of the role is the use of innovative teaching practices, to teach and educate staff and patients in order to improve technique and therapy success. This role is part of a team of 9 nurses reporting to the Clinical Training Manager.
Teach and empower patients in self-management of home therapies by providing gold standard patient training to patients following referral from NHS hospitals at the Baxter Education Centre (BEC), in the patient's own home or hospital as required.
Educate, advise and train healthcare professionals on best practice patient training methods for home therapies adopting a train the trainer approach wherever possible, to maintain and develop skills in the referring hospitals. Also Support Regional Business Teams to run workshops and education events to train healthcare professionals such as SpRs, nurses and healthcare assistants.
Complete high quality training records, document training provided and feedback to hospital staff.
Provide innovative refresher and follow-up training support for patients.
Ensure product knowledge remains current and evidence based, making time to read journals and attend conferences
Attend and contribute to Regional Business Meetings to ensure activities are aligned and market knowledge is transferred as appropriate
Provide patient and customer feedback and act as a subject matter expert to sales and marketing teams on designing and improving new/existing materials based on patient and customer needs
Support internal training initiatives as subject matter experts to drive clinical excellence amongst the Baxter sales teams.
Nursing degree or equivalent required. (Essential)
Evidence of post registration study.(Essential)
Minimum 3 years of clinical nursing experience (Essential)
An interest or experience of teaching and educational processes; in particular teaching patients (An advantage)
Demonstrate strong teaching and communication skills, both written and verbal, to support training and education services with patients and customers (internal and external)
A knowledge of dialysis and parenteral nutrition systems and processes an advantage
Able to work effectively both independently and within a team environment
Flexible approach to problem solving
Customer relationship building skills
Confident and clinically credible
computer literacy skills required (basic Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint as a minimum