Providence Health & Services Clinical Nurse Educator in Kodiak, Alaska
Providence is calling a Clinical Nurse Educator (Patient Care Res Svcs, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center in Kodiak, AK. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Hospital Based Work:
Develop and operationalize effective methods of educating patient care staff so they possess the knowledge, skills, and attitudes requisite for safe, competent and effective patient care practice.
Coordinate competency based orientation programs for new hires/transfers.
Coordinate the planning, implementation and evaluation of educational offerings/ programs using appropriate program formats and teaching methods to facilitate achievement of educational goals utilizing educational resources available through Providence Alaska Learning Institute and Providence St Joseph Health Clinical Academy.
Collaborate with other key stakeholders when developing, updating, and maintaining policies and procedures basing them on most current evidence.
Mentor and coach peers, preceptors and staff.
Serve as a preceptor.
Facilitate the adult learning process and actively involve the learner in all educational offerings.
Enlist qualified instructors from bedside staff to plan, develop, and present material.
Restructure program or educational plan as needed for future endeavors.
Develop and maintain a level of competency appropriate to one’s practice environment or area of expertise.
Collaborate with academia to advance curricula to meet the needs of healthcare organizations, the unit, and the profession.
Change Agent/Team Member:
Collaborate with professional organizations.
Facilitate team building.
Participate in and incorporates research and/or evidence-based practice as an advisor, investigator, collaborator, translator, integrator, or evaluator.
Serve as a resource to individuals, groups, and organizations.
Provide supportive educational resources and opportunities.
Use effective communication skills.
Demonstrate leadership on a professional level, maintaining appropriate competencies and involvement in activities at community, state and national levels.
Influence change processes.
Integrate ethical principles in all aspects of practice.
Support lifelong learning in collaboration with academic institutions, healthcare organizations, and professional nursing organizations.
Support lifelong learning by advising/mentoring nurses as they execute a professional development plan.
Participate in appropriate hospital and unit based councils.
Unit Based Work:
Assess education needs of staff upon hire or transfer into the unit and on an annual basis. In collaboration with staff members, develops individualized education plans for staff.
Monitor for complete, accurate and up-to-date education records for unit staff. Keeps leadership team informed of staff progress.
Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the unit based educational program.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska
Certification within area of practice must be obtained within 6 months of hire date
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire
3 years experience in a clinical setting within the area of practice
About Kodiak Island Medical Center
Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) provides comprehensive health care to residents and visitors of Kodiak Island.
This critical access hospital features 25 acute care beds, including four birthing suites, two psychiatric care beds and two ICU beds. In addition, the Care Center, PKIMC’s extended care facility, has 19 long-term care beds.
PKIMC provides an extensive array of inpatient and outpatient services, including emergency department, surgery, laboratory services, maternity, general medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, sleep studies, specialty clinics, diagnostic imaging services and pharmacy.
It is staffed by a mix of primary care physicians, surgeons and specialists who provide family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics, radiology and general practice.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
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.
Job Category: Clinical Education
Req ID: 296676