HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director of Clinical Education in Low Moor, Virginia

Lewis Gale Hospital Alleghany (LGHA) is located in the beautiful mountainous region of Virginia. Through our extensive network stretching from the Alleghany Highlands and Rockbridge County to the Roanoke and New River Valleys, we have the privilege of serving more than 250,000 patients each year. LGHA is ranked among the top hospitals in the nation through The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and hold the Cheers Award for Medication Safety from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices. Lastly, we are recognized by The Joint Commission for pneumonia and surgical care.

Director of Clinical Education:


  1. In collaboration with clinical and administrative leadership, has responsibility for coordination of the ANCC Magnet designation or Pathways to Excellence.

  2. Provides administrative consultation for staff assigned to the Magnet project and provides administrative leadership to a variety of staff directly involved in maintaining Magnet status.

  3. Serves as the Magnet advisor to the leadership team and the liaison to the ANCC Magnet office.

  4. Develops written reports related to assessments and recommends change in the clinical practice environment required in a Magnet facility.

  5. Supports Nursing Administration in assuring that the organization reflects the internalization of the five components of Magnet.

  6. Provides administrative direction for the Shared Governance operations in the nursing department.

  7. Coordinates facility wide Educational Needs Assessment efforts. Identifies specific training needs in the facility consulting with director to determine if issues identified require training or other solutions.

  8. Facilitates the development of training programs to meet identified needs using appropriate resources. Shares evaluation results with members of management team; recommends new courses or improvements based on feedback received.

  9. Develops and monitors yearly education and training budget; ensures that training time and resources are utilized in most efficient and cost effective manner.

  10. Works collaboratively with other Healthcare educators to improve process and documentation in the areas of competency evaluation, Orientation, Needs Assessment, JC compliance, Preceptor & Compass program, Career ladder programs and Continuing Education.

    EXPERIENCE Required - Five years as experienced trainer/educator with emphasis on course design and management development programs. Preferred - Experience working in a Magnet facility. Demonstrated experience in leadership, multidisciplinary collaboration, interpersonal communication and change management. Two years of experience in health care setting.

    EDUCATION Required-BSN Required – Demonstrated excellence in education, clinical practice, written communication, public speaking, presentation skills, time management and organization. Preferred – Master’s Degree in Nursing or the pursuit of MSN with program start date.

Title: Director of Clinical Education

Location: Virginia-Low Moor-LewisGale Hospital Alleghany

Requisition ID: 02962-16548