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Clinical Nurse Educator - Clinical Education

Job ID: 73409
Location: Florence, OR
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.50
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Clinical Nurse Educator for a Part Time, 0.50 FTE, Day position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $49.85 – $74.78. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

Job Summary

Acts as a Clinical Education generalist or may be assigned to a specific unit(s)/department. Works in collaboration with other clinical educators and clinical nurse specialists within the network and across the system to develop, coordinate and implement nursing, nursing support and inter-professional orientation, in-service education and staff development programs to promote safe and effective patient-centered care. Facilitates professional growth, skill development, competency and attainment of standards of care for direct care within patient care services, PHMG and or Ambulatory care Services. Serves as a leader and role model in advancing clinical practice to achieve better patient outcomes.

Essential Functions

  • Acts as a resource to all caregivers regarding nursing, professional practice and use of equipment/ supplies in area of expertise.
  • Assists in the design and implementation of nursing education programs, activities or new process/equipment using PeaceHealth training standards, processes, templates and course documentation forms.
  • Participates on teams and partners on development of standardized cross-regional clinical, nursing or quality guidelines, protocols or training curriculum in area of expertise.
  • Coordinates and provides department-specific orientation for newly hired nursing and clinical staff.
  • Conducts learning needs assessment, facilitates practice and process changes in assigned area of expertise.
  • Evaluates competency and identifies team or individual caregiver performance gaps. .
  • Designs learning experiences and action plans to assist those requiring remediation to meet competency expectations.
  • Researches best practice to promote evidence-based practice.
  • Assesses caregiver engagement, patient quality indicators and evaluates education effectiveness to achieve clinical excellence.
  • Ensures training and competency are documented using standard tools and learning management systems (LMS).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

  • Accredited School of Nursing Required: through State Board of Nursing approved program.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
  • Master of Science in Nursing preferred.
  • Master's Degree in Education preferred.
  • Nursing specialty certification preferred.

Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years  experience as a RN.
  • Minimum of 3 years  recent experience in an education or in an equivalent Preceptor role setting to varied audiences.

Credentials

  • Registered Nurse in the state which nurse will be practicing.
  • Basic Life Support.
  • Nursing Professional Development Certification preferred.

Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement instructional modules and use a variety of educational methods.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office applications and a variety of equipment or technology tools. 
  • Ability to engage learners and apply adult learning techniques. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

Department / Location Specific Notes

ICU Educators:

  • ACLS required at date of hire
  • CCRN preferred

NICU and Women’s Service Educator:

  • NRP required at date of hire

Working Conditions

Lifting

  • Consistently operates computer and other office equipment.
  • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Sedentary work.

Environmental Conditions

  • Predominantly operates in an office environment.
  • Some time spent on site in medical/hospital setting.

Mental/Visual

  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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