Nurse Educator
at Houston Hospice

Date Posted: 7/15/2021

Job Description

Hospice Nurse Educator - FT Position Available!

  • Designs and conducts training of IT devices.
  • Develops and implementation of clinical software programs (including but not limited to the interfaces with the Allscripts program).
  • Assists with program upgrades and Beta testing of devices.
  • Designs and conducts training for users of the Allscripts program per Houston Hospice guidelines.
  • Conducts user needs assessments.
  • Monitors effectiveness of training on employees.
  • Travels to sites as needed for training staff, provide ongoing support to Allscripts users.
  • Customizes and inputs Allscripts program information
  • Participates in/develops standards of Practice relating to Allscripts use.
  • Maintains current Allscripts manuals on Public Drive.
  • Responsible for  “rollout” of Allscripts into new functional areas.
  • Performs program updates to Allscripts and Beta testing.
  • Acts as Allscripts liaison for staff and IT
  • Conducts needs assessments for Patient Services education.
  • Develops audits of educational programs; performs audits as appropriate.
  • Provides summary of the educational programs and suggests improvement strategies.
  • Prepares reports on educational activity within the department.
  • Works in cooperation with all Houston Hospice Departments and attending Physicians.
  • Understands and adheres to organizational compliance and privacy programs.
  • Assists in providing services that fosters the organization’s mission, values, vision and goals
  • Provides on-call support for afterhours and weekend users (as needed).
  • Works after-hours and weekends when training and education is needed.
  • Performs other duties as required and/or requested by management.

Nurse Educator - FT Position Available!

Job Requirements

Nurse Educator - FT Position Available!

  • Four years hospice or home health experience preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Computer experience (spreadsheet and databases/necessary.
  • Degree in Nursing required, BSN preferred

Nurse Educator - FT Position Available!

Job Snapshot

About Us

Founded in 1980, Houston Hospice is a leader in hospice care for people of all ages. We are Houston's oldest, largest, independent hospice and we are proud to be a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that is community-based and community-supported.

Headquartered in the Texas Medical Center, Houston Hospice's service area is covered through three strategically located offices to serve a ten-county area. We believe no one should live in pain or in fear of being alone. Teams of physicians, nurses, hospice aides, social workers, chaplains, counselors and trained volunteers provide physical, emotional and spiritual support in homes, assisted living facilities, and in our Margaret Cullen Marshall Hospice Care Center located in the Texas Medical Center. Teams work with primary care physicians, patients and families to identify goals and create a unique plan of care for each patient. We offer educated counsel and compassionate support and bereavement counseling to loved ones and family members.

Houston Hospice is an in-network provider for most insurance companies and is licensed by Medicare and Medicaid. Houston Hospice is a member of the Texas Medical Center, Texas Non-Profit Hospice Alliance and the Texas New Mexico Hospice Organization. Houston Hospice is accredited by the National Institute for Jewish Hospice and by Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc (CHAP). CHAP accreditation publicly certifies that an organization has voluntarily met the highest standards of excellence for home and/or community-based health care.

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