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PeaceHealth Clinical Nurse Educator, Friday Harbor, WA in Friday Harbor, Washington


PeaceHealth is seeking a Clinical Nurse Educator for a Part Time, 0.50 FTE, Day position.

The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $51.10 – $76.66. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

Job Summary

Acts as a Clinical Education generalist or may be assigned to a specific unit(s)/department. Works in collaboration with other clinical educators and clinical nurse specialists within the network and across the system to develop, coordinate and implement nursing, nursing support and inter-professional orientation, in-service education and staff development programs to promote safe and effective patient-centered care. Facilitates professional growth, skill development, competency and attainment of standards of care for direct care within patient care services, PHMG and or Ambulatory care Services. Serves as a leader and role model in advancing clinical practice to achieve better patient outcomes.

Essential Functions

  • Acts as a resource to all caregivers regarding nursing, professional practice and use of equipment/ supplies in area of expertise.

  • Assists in the design and implementation of nursing education programs, activities or new process/equipment using PeaceHealth training standards, processes, templates and course documentation forms.

  • Participates on teams and partners on development of standardized cross-regional clinical, nursing or quality guidelines, protocols or training curriculum in area of expertise.

  • Coordinates and provides department-specific orientation for newly hired nursing and clinical staff.

  • Conducts learning needs assessment, facilitates practice and process changes in assigned area of expertise.

  • Evaluates competency and identifies team or individual caregiver performance gaps. .

  • Designs learning experiences and action plans to assist those requiring remediation to meet competency expectations.

  • Researches best practice to promote evidence-based practice.

  • Assesses caregiver engagement, patient quality indicators and evaluates education effectiveness to achieve clinical excellence.

  • Ensures training and competency are documented using standard tools and learning management systems (LMS).

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's Degree Required: Nursing.

  • Preferred: Master of Science in Nursing.

  • Preferred: Master's Degree in Education.

  • Preferred: Nursing specialty certification


  • Minimum of 3 years Required: Experience as a RN

  • Minimum of 3 years Required: Recent experience in an education or in an equivalent Preceptor role setting to varied audiences


  • Required: Registered Nurse in the state which nurse will be practicing

  • Required Upon Hire: Basic Life Support

  • Preferred: Nursing Professional Development Certification


  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement instructional modules and use a variety of educational methods. (Required)

  • Proficient in the use of MS Office applications and a variety of equipment or technology tools. (Required)

  • Ability to engage learners and apply adult learning techniques. (Required)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. (Required)

Department / Location Specific Notes

ICU Educators:

  • ACLS required at date of hire

  • CCRN preferred

NICU and Women’s Service Educator:

  • NRP required at date of hire

Working Conditions


  • Consistently operates computer and other office equipment.

  • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

  • Sedentary work.

Environmental Conditions

  • Predominantly operates in an office environment.

  • Some time spent on site in medical/hospital setting.


  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility ( .

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.