Make the most of every moment –it’s the heart of our philosophy and mission at Capital Caring, a leader in hospice and palliative care in the Washington, DC metropolitan region. We live our mission of simply improving the care of people facing life-limiting illness every day and are seeking a dedicated, RN Clinical Educator to join us in our Merrifield Neighborhood!
Our Core Values include:
Employment with Capital Caring comes with great benefits - with flexibility to choose the health and welfare plans to best meet your needs.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities - Within the philosophy, objectives and policies of Capital Caring, carries out the following essential functions:
the following activities:
The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.
The RN Clinical Educator must have at least 3 years of clinical experience and prior teaching experience. Hospice care experience is strongly preferred.
The RN Clinical Educator must have at least a BSN. A Master’s degree in Nursing is strongly preferred.
Required Certificates and/or Licenses:
The RN Clinical Educator must have licensure from the governing body for nursing practice for the District of Columbia, State of Maryland, and/or the Commonwealth of Virginia. The ability to obtain a CHPN within one year of employment is preferred.
The ability to demonstrate superlative oral and written communication skills as well as ability to organize and manage projects within defined timeframe and budget; work both independently and as part of a team; demonstrate excellent interpersonal and collaborative; demonstrate organizational skills with ability to delegate and follow up; manage multiple tasks and stressful situations with a positive attitude; demonstrate a strong work ethic and attention to detail.
The ability to demonstrate personal maturity, emotional stability, and physical energy appropriate to Capital Caring’s needs in order to handle the stress of working with dying patients, grieving survivors, and other team members who may also be under stress. The ability to see, hear, grasp, lift, speak, sit and walk or otherwise perform essential functions with or without reasonable accommodations; Work in a fast paced and quickly changing environment; Work under pressure and deadlines; Effectively recognize and appreciate the diversity in the workplace.
The ability to demonstrate proficiency in the patient health information system, Microsoft Outlook, Word, and internet browsers.
The ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form and deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; taste or smell and push, pull, lift/carry 35 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to drive distances including freeways and mountains when necessary.
The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee would normally encounter while performing the essential functions of this job in an office. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Works in business office with computers, printers, copy/fax machines and telephones. The noise level in the work environment is usually light to moderate. The environmental conditions are that of what is to be expected in a temperature-controlled building. Occasionally required to drive to alternate work locations.