Clinical Educator in East Los Angeles, CA at East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital

Date Posted: 1/14/2022

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Job Description

Job Title:  Clinical Educator

Job Summary: 

The Clinical Educator reports to the Director of Clinical Education. The Clinical Educator will work with all clinical units to provide nursing professional development and education services and act as consultant for other clinical units as requested.  Reports to the Director of Education, Chief Nursing Officer.

Essential Job Duties: 

Develops positive professional relationships and learning climate in collaboration with staff and unit directors to improve practice competency and patient outcome

  • Assist with performing staff learning needs assessment yearly and as needed

  • Arrange and facilitate staff learning activities, in-services and/or classes (physician/vendor/other)

  •  Promotes the organization through maintenance of community relationships and affiliation contracts

  •  Plans, revises, and performs nursing orientation in collaboration with unit directors

  • Acts as mentor, educational resource, and leader for hospital staff to promote excellent patient care

  • Participates in organizational quality improvement efforts as needed or requested

  • Serves as a role model for the Mission, Vision and Values of the organization and fulfills other job duties as requested within Scope of Practice

  • Maintains current competencies as well as updated knowledge in specific area of practice

Behavioral Standards: 

  • Exhibits customer and service oriented behaviors in every day work interactions.

  • Demonstrates a courteous and respectful attitude to internal workforce and external customers.


  • Provides accurate and timely written and verbal communication of clinical information in a manner that is understood by all involved in the delivery of patient care.

  • Able to listen, understand, problem-solve,and carry-out duties to ensure the optimal patient care outcomes.

  • Able to use IT systems in an accurate and proficient manner.


  • Contributes toward effective, positive working relationships with internal and external colleagues.

  • Demonstrates cooperation, flexibility, reliability, and dependability in all daily work activities and a willingness to collaborate with others for the good of the customer and the organization.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelors degree in nursing required; Master’s degree in nursing preferred;

  • Three years of recent acute care experience; >1 year education related activities OR completion of at least 24 hours of continuing education in nursing education required

  • Able to demonstrate theoretical and practical knowledge of principles of adult learning

  • Able to demonstrate educational program development and/or presentation

  • Able to self-direct and work with minimal supervision


  •  Current RN licensed in good standing by the California State Board of Nursing

  • Current ACLS/BCLS/PALS (as applicable)

ADA/Physical Demands:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.

  • Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and may taste and smell.  The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds, with assistance. Visual abilities, auditory abilities, must be intact to perform duties.