Registered Nurse - Clinical Educator

Registered Nurse - Clinical Educator

Full Time Monday – Friday 0800 – 1630

Participates in Advisory on-call and holiday rotation

The Clinical Educator is responsible for designing, evaluating, updating and implementing new and current nursing education needs and orientation. Our educational professionals act as both advisers, role models and mentors for the staff, assisting them in their journeys from novice to expert. They exhibit exceptional leadership qualities, have excellent communication abilities and have in-depth, comprehensive knowledge in their field of expertise. In addition, the education team assists with quality improvement, data collection and supply chain management.

Position Highlights:

  • Recognized Leader: Only Magnet Hospital in Syracuse, highlighting our professional nursing staff
  • Shared Governance: Unit practice counsel and open door guiding principle gives all our nurses a voice
  • Professional Relationships: Strong rapport with staff and leadership teams
  • Advancement: Strong orientation program and generous tuition allowance
  • Work/Life: Self-scheduling options to balance your work/life and school calendars

What will you do:

  • Prepare, deliver and supervise clinical education and orientation
  • Maintain expertise in the field of nursing
  • Assist with ongoing competency and preceptor education
  • Consult to recommend best practice
  • Data collection and reporting to support quality outcomes


  • Ensures quality nursing care is rendered to all patients in accordance with the New York Nurse Practice Act, National Standards of Practice, and Nursing and Clinical Service standards of care and practice
  • Utilizing the Nursing Process, plans, directs and supervises the care of patients in addition to being involved in the provision of direct care of patients and families

Career Path:

  • Clinical ladder advancement with experience, staff engagement, and national certification
  • Career advancement to leadership roles as coordinator/management.

Education, Training, Experience, Certification and Licensure:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of New York. Minimum of four years' experience in nursing.  Recent formal and informal clinical and teaching experience. Master's degree in nursing or nursing education preferred. Bachelor's Degree accepted with demonstrated clinical experience.

  • Participates in orientation and continuing education and updates and maintains knowledge and skills related to specific areas of expertise. Commitment to ongoing professional development.

Special Equipment, Skills or Other Requirements:

  • Participates in educational conferences and updates and maintains professional knowledge and skills related to areas of responsibility. Acquires and maintains skills that are necessary to support the philosophy of patient centered care. General computer knowledge preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills is required. BLS is required.

Work Environment and Hazards:

  • Clinical and office setting. Exposure Class I.

Physical Demands:

  • Medium work: standing, walking, sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling.

Work Contact Group:

  • Clinical staff, clinical affiliates, patients, families and other health care professionals.

Supervised By: Director of Patient Services

Our Services Include:

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Nutritional Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Medical Social Work
  • Home Health Aides