RN Clinic Nurse Educator Full Time

Company: Saint Alphonsus

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Job Description Department:

Expected Weekly Hours:
Rotating Shift

Position Purpose:
Collaborates with Nursing Administration, Clinic Managers, Nursing Supervisors, and Lead Nurses to provide educational programs. Enhance clinical practice, professional growth of the staff and the assurance of safe and effective healthcare to patients. Maintains ongoing participation of professional development activities including assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating educational activities according to established standards.

Job Description Details:

  • Licensed in the State of Idaho and the State of Oregon as a Registered Nurse as defined by the State Board of Nursing. Oregon licensure may be obtained after hire.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of direct patient care experience in a licensed nurse role required.
  • PEARS provider/instructor certification within 1 year of hire required.
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support for HealthCare Provider (BLS/HCP) certification required.
  • Lean training required within 6 months of hire.
  • Experience in nursing education desirable.
  • Experience with grant proposal writing preferred.
  • Requires excellent communication and computer skills.
  • Competency in multiple areas preferred, including group facilitation and leadership, process improvement methodologies as above, adult education and knowledge of healthcare organizational processes.
  • Must possess a current, unrestricted driver's license.


    Meets medical center's Guiding Behaviors and Caring Standards including interpersonal communication and professional conduct expectations with all co-workers, other departments, and with patients and visitors. Remains current on best practices on clinical issues relative to areas of responsibility. Uses principles of education and adult learning to design educational activities. Promotes a learning environment in a manner that enhances learner's competence to provide quality healthcare and to enhance clinical skills through group activities, classroom, lecture presentations, individual instruction, or the general use of role model and mentoring concepts. Integrates research, evidence-based practice and current literature into educational activities Reflects an integration of knowledge, skills, experience, and attitude needed to present educational offerings to staff engaged in direct patient care, certification, accreditation, compliance standards, and risk management Participates in education needs assessment for all Primary Care and Specialty Clinics Provides focused education to specific clinics as onsite educational offerings, requiring travel throughout the network Lean Training required within 6 months of hire, then facilitator of lean projects Maintains records of educational offerings Supports orientation of SAMG staff Maintains own clinical skills and competency related to clinical practice and staff development. Provides support to Lead Nurses with development and assessment of staff competencies Supports SAMG Quality Department with regulatory compliance and the completion of audits Assist with educational needs throughout the network. Other duties as assigned.

    Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

    Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

    Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
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