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PeaceHealth Clinical Nurse Educator in Vancouver, Washington


PeaceHealth is seeking a Clinical Nurse Educator for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Variable position.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.


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.


  • 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 Required unless otherwise stated:


  • Graduate of an accredited State Board of Nursing approved program

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required.

  • MSN or M.Ed. preferred.

  • Nursing specialty certification preferred.


  • Minimum of three years of experience as a RN.

  • Minimum of three years of recent experience in an education or in an equivalent Preceptor role setting to varied audiences.


  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of practice required.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required at date of hire.

  • Certification in Nursing Professional Development preferred


  • 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.


  • Work requires moderate physical exertion from 34 to 65% of the time.

  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.

  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments such as syringes or lancets; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more

  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).

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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.