RN Regional Educator
Company: Catholic Health Initiative
Posted on: June 9, 2021
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic
Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700
care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to
home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is
accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities
advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how
and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in
This RN Regional Educator position will support our Women and
Children's service line. This role coordinates and develops
education and training activities in a nursing specialty or
subspecialty as well as supporting system-wide learning
initiatives. An incumbent enhances the quality and
cost-effectiveness of patient care by providing educational support
to nursing staff and others in collaboration with medical staff,
department directors, and Education Services.The duties require
professional nursing expertise in a nursing specialty or
subspecialty and a thorough understanding of clinical nursing
practices and standards in order to develop and provide clinical
nursing education programs and to display credibility to clinical
audiences, including RNs, Clinical Technicians, and other nursing
staff. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of adult
education is also required.
Essential Job Functions:
- Conducts needs analyses to identify immediate/future education
needs and develops education/training programs designed to meet
identified learning needs and comply with city, county, state,
federal and The Joint Commission guidelines as applicable.
- Conducts and evaluates education/training programs/activities
provided to ensure they are consistent with meet identified
learning needs, including classroom training.
- Develops consistent standards and processes for education at
facilities within the clinical specialty; consults with
stakeholders to facilitate consistent implementation and provides
consultation to make consistent processes and standards for
education at all facilities within the clinical specialty.
- Participates in the development, revision, and update of both
clinical and educational department-specific policies, procedures,
- Supports the education department's quality improvement
initiatives and incorporates quality improvement techniques into
- Other related duties as assigned.
Education/Work Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Nursing, and three years of RN nursing work
experience in the designated specialty area that demonstrates the
attainment of the requisite job knowledge, skills and
Previous work experience in the education/training of healthcare
providers is strongly preferred. Master's degree in a related field
is strongly preferred.
- Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the Washington State
Board of Nursing.
- Current healthcare provider BLS certification.
- Certification or history of certification in nursing specialty
or staff development preferred.
- NRP Regional Training or 6 months experience.
- STABLE instructor required, or ability to acquire within 6
months of employment
- Minimum of three years recent nursing experience in Level II
Nursery (Level III preferred).
Keywords: Catholic Health Initiative, Tacoma , RN Regional Educator, Other , Tacoma, Washington
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