Clinical Nurse Educator (Per-Diem)

Nursing RN & LPN Kirkland, Washington

Department: Education
Job Type: Per Diem Shift: Day
Hours/Week: 1
Req: 44035


EvergreenHealth is seeking an experienced Clinical Nurse Educator to join the well-established and dynamic Education & Professional Development Team.

Job Summary: Assumes responsibility for staff orientation, competency assessment, and professional development of the organization’s clinical staff on the assigned unit/department. Provides efficient and effective educational services and resources which enable staff to meet patients and other customers’ needs for high value, high quality, cost sensitive patient- and family-centered care within the framework of service excellence and evidence-based best practices. Fosters teamwork within and across units/departments. Plans, develops, and facilitates opportunities for staff to continuously refine and advance their competencies in patient care, teaching, critical thinking and judgment.

Primary Duties:

  1. Researches, develops, implements, promotes, delivers, facilitates, documents, and evaluates education programs using evidence-based approaches and frameworks that support the organization’s and assigned unit/department’s goals, objectives, and regulatory standards and also meet the ongoing educational needs of staff on that assigned unit/department.
  2. Functions as unit/department educational resource for all staff on assigned unit/department.
  3. Plans and implements unit/department-specific orientation programs.
  4. Provides ongoing staff development, continuing education, skills and competency assessments.
  5. Supports quality assessment and improvement initiatives and processes.
  6. Fosters teamwork within and across units/departments.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.


License, Certification, Education or Experience:

  • REQUIRED for the position:
    • Bachelor’s in Nursing (BSN)
    • Current State of Washington RN license
    • 3 years of recent professional RN experience
    • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire
    • Demonstrated ability to teach Cerner Power Chart and Power orders to new staff or Experience with EPIC.
    • Ability to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate education programs.
    • Must be able to demonstrate competency in leadership skills, in learning/ facilitation, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Must demonstrate knowledge/skills in needs assessment, curriculum and materials development, implementation, and evaluation of education programs.
    • Must be a dynamic, motivated and creative self-starter, who continuously keeps abreast of current trends in staff development and with own professional growth.

 for the position:

    • Master’s in Nursing, MSN
    • Prior experience with Learning Management System (LMS) and creating web-based training.
    • One year in a leadership or teaching role or equivalent