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Clinical Educator in Denver, CO at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 6/24/2019

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    Denver, CO
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

The Clinical Educator prepares all clinicians to work in the PALTC environment, educates and nurtures a Value Based Practice culture, and assists the leadership team in assessing individual and group productivity/efficiency. The West region consists of Washington (Seattle, Spokane), Denver, San Francisco, Arizona (Phoenix, Tucson).


  • Oversee clinical education process for clinicians, including orientation, on-boarding and mentoring, ensuring standardized clinical approach and proper clinical documentation
  • Assist with education on proper documentation for correct coding in conjunction with the Clinician Documentation Educator (CDE)
  • Assist with gHERiMED training and troubleshoot clinician efficiency with gHERiMed.
  • Assume responsibility for ensuring that clinicians have an adequate knowledge base and understanding of geriatric medicine and PALTC regulations, along with awareness of the work habits and behaviors needed to become an integral part of the facility leadership team and a preferred clinician partner
  • Ensures clinical understanding of Value Based Practice concepts and key components of patient-centered care and clinician responsibilities in optimizing patient stays leading to good patient outcomes
  • Assists clinicians with MIPS education and documentation requirements in conjunction with the Quality Payment Program Department.
  • Assist with interviewing and hiring, troubleshooting clinician/facility issues when appropriate, and serve as a clinical liaison as needed
  • Assist clinical practice manager when clinical perspective and/or liaison needed
  • Assist with assessment, education, and action plan for provider deficiencies when identified, provide ongoing education and on-site presence to all clinicians when indicated and continually cultivate a culture of Value Based practice
  • Responsible for assisting with provider retention strategies related to their book of business
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Results Orientation:

  • Action-oriented with an understanding for process. “Can do” attitude. Hands on.
  • Demonstrates that he/she has the analytical problem-solving skills necessary to help business unit accomplish its mission.
  • Will be able to point to examples of having delivered outstanding results in quality and performance improvement initiatives.
  • A good business sense; able to link quality care and patient safety to improved business unit performance.

Strategic Orientation:

  • Ideally the candidate will not only have created the vision within his/her current function, but also raised broader issues, influencing overall organizational strategy, thereby contributing to the larger planning process and helping shape the future of the entire organization.

Collegiality and Teamwork:

  • Evidence of an ability to create a culture of collaboration and teamwork within a group practice.
  • Group-oriented, collaborative, and exhibits a positive attitude and appropriate humility. Must be a problem solver, team player, and be self-motivated and driven.
  • Must be focused on the development of people including strong skills in mentoring, coaching, building effective teams, selecting physician management talent, and building and growing skill sets.
  • Leads by example and through influence.


Job Requirements

  • Significant experience as practicing APC/Physician in PALTC settings
  • Working knowledge of billing, coding and documentation requirements
  • Working knowledge and comfort with gHERiMED
  • Possess knowledge of Skilled and Long Term Care Facility structure and function
  • 2-3 years clinical and technology training experience
  • Possess excellent communication skills; oral, written and presentational
  • Possess strong leadership skills; excellent facilitator/mentor, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively across departments
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Self-starter, ability to work remotely
  • Excellent time management, work flow and organizational skill
  • Out-of-state travel required. Must possess valid State Driver’s License


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