Typical pay range: $42.43 - $65.56
St. Charles Medical Group
ST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEM
Clinical Educator – St. Charles Medical Group (SCMG)
REPORTS TO POSITION:
Director of Nursing
Creating America’s healthiest community, together
In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care,
Accountability, Caring and Teamwork
DEPARTMENTAL SUMMARY: St. Charles Medical
Group (SCMG) is a network of approximately 370 providers that
cover a range of primary care and more than 30 specialties in 48
locations. SCMG Clinical education is provided to effect
practice competencies while increasing the confidence and comfort
level of clinical care staff providing the opportunity for the
application of information and skills to enhance critical thinking
and clinical judgement leading to improved patient care and
POSITION OVERVIEW: The SCMG Clinical
Educator promotes nursing and allied health professional
development, with a focus on clinical practice scope and
competency. This position conducts training needs assessments and
develops clinical education opportunities based on assessed need as
well as conducts ongoing evaluations and assessments to ensure
program effectiveness. The Clinical Educator functions within
standards of professional practice to successfully assess practice
knowledge and gaps, identify learning needs and outcome
expectations, plans, implements, and evaluates individual, group,
and team education in both lecture and hands on education settings.
The Clinical Educator is responsible for using tools, theories,
skills and knowledge of clinical practice and professional
development to support the clinical staff who provide direct
patient care. The Clinical Educator utilizes evidence-based
practices and research to develop timely learning and professional
growth opportunities for clinical caregivers. This position serves
as a role model of professional practice and behavior and is
instrumental in creating a professional practice climate within
SCMG. The Clinical Educator conducts and documents competency
assessment of clinical staff during the onboarding process,
annually, and in special needs circumstances.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
Conducts systematic and ongoing gap analysis of clinical staff
Registered Nurses, Medical Assistants, and specialty RN educators
related to areas of deficit in knowledge, skill, or practice.
Analyzes data to identify education priorities and determine
associated metrics and expected outcomes of learning.
Plans, develops, implements, facilitates, and evaluates
educational programs for clinical staff.
Collaborates with CPPD Educators within SCHS regarding new
products, equipment, processes, policies and practice, and
Demonstrates knowledge of change theory and applies principles
to support change within service line.
Facilitates the adult learning process and creates a climate
that supports learning.
Influences the interprofessional practice and learning
environments along with the specialty practice of professional
development and the professions within the healthcare
Represents SCMG as a practice and professional development
expert on various organizational and service line committees.
Serves as a role model for education and professional practice
to develop others and promote excellence, quality & safety in
Integrates ethical principles in all areas of practice.
Makes informed and timely recommendations to operational leaders
regarding educational and practice needs.
Continually assesses the practice environment and conducts
annual skills labs for clinical staff.
Supports clinical orientation through onboarding clinical skills
assessment and providing education based on the assessment.
Participates in clinical policy or protocol development as
Participates in quality and safety initiatives for SCMG.
Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in
Supports Lean principles of continuous improvement with energy
and enthusiasm, functioning as a champion of change.
Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers,
patients and guests.
Conducts all activities with the highest standards of
professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all applicable
laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the
organization’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical
and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violation of
applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all organizational
investigations and proceedings.
Delivers customer service and/or supports patient care in a
manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and
May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the
organization, as required or assigned.
Required: Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an
accredited college or university.
Preferred: Master of Science in Nursing from an
accredited college or university; Degree or Certificate in Nursing
Required: Current license to practice as a registered
nurse in the State of Oregon by the OR State Board of Nursing.
Valid Oregon driver's license and ability to meet St. Charles
Health System driving requirements. Current certification in
Healthcare Provider BLS/PALS.
Required: Minimum three to five (3-5) years clinic
nursing experience. Experience with various teaching
Preferred: Three (3) years as a clinical educator.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:
Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment
(PPE) required to perform the job safely.
ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
General Ability to apply the professional nursing code of ethics
and professional guidelines to clinical practice.
Ability to apply Scope and Standards of Practice for Nursing
Professional Development Specialist to role functions.
Ability to be a resource for all employees.
Ability to plan, implement, evaluate and revise professional
development and continuing education programs for nursing and
allied health staff at the unit and organization-wide levels.
Ability to design curricula and programs that reflect sound
education principles, incorporate evidence-based practice, meet
measurable outcomes, and that meet requirements of external
regulatory and accrediting organizations.
Ability to evaluate and document the clinical competency of
staff, identifying staff’s and unit’s needs strengths, limitations
Ability to plan educational programs for staff with various
levels of ability given available resources. Ability to function as
an educator, leader, consultant, facilitator, change agent, and
researcher, mentor, advocate and champion for scientific
Knowledge of adult instructional methods and theories, learning
concepts and evaluation.AS+
Knowledge of the current theories, principles, practices and
standards, as well as emerging technologies, techniques, issues,
and approaches in the nursing and allied health professions,
particularly those applicable to the area of
assignment/expertise, the culture of nursing and the
health care system, as well as the responsibility and
accountability for the outcome of practice.
Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations, standards and
guidelines of certifying and accrediting bodies that scope, impact
and/or influence the practice of nursing and allied health
professions; knowledgeable hospital and department/unit standards,
protocols, policies and procedures governing the provision of
nursing and allied health care.
Knowledge of medical terminology; principles and practices of
health promotion, risk reduction, illness and disease prevention
and management; medications and drugs, common dosages, their
physical and physiological effects, and possible adverse reactions,
as related to assigned area.
Knowledge of medical and professional nursing ethics and patient
Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional
Knowledge of principles of project management, and working
effectively with teams.
Works collaboratively with Supply Chain, ViP, Leadership &
Culture, Safety, Human Resources, Infection Prevention, Clinical
Informatics, Outreach, Regulatory, Compliance, Legal, AHEC, CME,
Research as needs for clinical education arise.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and
ability to interact with a diverse population and professionally
represent St. Charles Health System.
Ability to effectively interact and communicate with all levels
within St. Charles Health System and external
Strong team working and collaborative skills
Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Ability to multi-task and work independently.
Attention to detail.
Excellent organizational skills, written and oral communication
and customer service skills, particularly in dealing with stressful
Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making
Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
Demonstrated ability and experience in computer applications,
use of electronic medical record keeping systems and MS Office,
Continually (75% or more): Use of clear and audible
speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech
Frequently (50%): Sitting, standing, walking, lifting 1-10
pounds, keyboard operation.
Occasionally (25%): Bending, climbing stairs, reaching
overhead, carrying/pushing or pulling 1-10 pounds,
Rarely (10%): Stooping/kneeling/crouching,
lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling 11-15 pounds, operation of a
Never (0%): Climbing ladder/step-stool,
lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, ability to
hear whispered speech level.
Exposure to Elemental Factors
Never (0%): Heat, cold, wet/slippery area, noise,
dust, vibration, chemical solution, uneven surface.
Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category
No Risk for Exposure to BBP
Schedule Weekly Hours:
First Shift (United States of America)
Is Exempt Position?
Scheduled Days of the Week:
Shift Start & End Time: