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Providence Health & Services RN Clinical Education Coordinator in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a RN Clinical Education Coordinator - Nursing Service Administration (1.0 FTE, Variable Shift) to Providence St Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR

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We are seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Clinical Education Coordinator - Nursing Service Administration who will foster a climate of life-long learning, promote organizational values, supports creative and critical thinking and a climate that facilitates change, open communication, adult learning, collaborative relationships, and professional growth. The Clinical Nurse Educator will develop, coordinate, and evaluate educational programs for the orientation and work force development of staff within the Department of Nursing

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Create a climate of open communication and trust conducive to the educational development of caregivers within the Department of Nursing

  • Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with nursing caregivers, the Nursing Management Leadership Team, and other departments/disciplines

  • Collaborate with the Director of Nursing and Patient Care Services and the regional/system clinical education partners to develop, coordinate, implement and evaluate nursing orientation, residency and new graduate programs

  • Assist in assessing learning needs and establishing goals for the education and development of nursing caregivers. Perform an annual needs assessment for their respective area of influence. Based on evaluations of educational programs, current practices, and/or procedural changes, revises and updates programs as appropriate

  • Utilize expert knowledge of teaching/learning theories in the planning, execution, and evaluation of educational programs

  • Assist nursing leaders with the identification and development of Preceptors

  • Promote and model systematic inquiry, integration of research and practice, clinical judgment, and generation of knowledge into educational programs and practice

  • Develop, coordinate and evaluate, curriculum/content for to promote scholarly practice in nursing

  • Contribute creative and innovative ideas and in forecasting nursing education strategies in support of top docile performance and clinical outcomes

  • Teach and coach staff, preceptors and other caregivers

  • Ensure that education activities are consistent with local and national standards and accrediting bodies

  • Knowledgeable about policies, procedures, and standards of care (e.g., bundles, best practices, etc.)

  • Promote a positive attitude toward change and wellness

  • Participate on work groups and committees to address educational needs and planning

  • Act as a role model to staff in interpersonal communication, professionalism, and as a representative of the Department of Nursing Leadership Team

  • Maintain current knowledge in the education and staff development through ongoing education

  • Engage managers and the unit-based preceptor in on-going development and operationalization of education initiatives including competency validation

  • Work with hospital and regional leadership, as well as, schools of nursing to assure excellence in clinical experiences of students


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN)

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Oregon State Board of Nursing

  • Five (5) years of current clinical and/or educational experience in Nursing

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Master's Degree n Nursing or related field. Applicants who are currently enrolled in a graduate program will be considered with an agreement to complete graduate degree within two years

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As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Clinical Education

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 327562