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RN Clinical Educator

Omaha, Nebraska; Council Bluffs, Iowa

CHI Health


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  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Department: Education
  • Hours/Pay Period: 80

The posted compensation range of $28.94 - $41.97 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-318251 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday Day Remote No Category Surgical Services Nursing
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CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Surgical Services Clinical Nurse Educator for CHI Health Immanuel- Omaha, NE and CHI Health Mercy-Council Bluffs, IA

Promotes excellence, as a frontline nurse leader, in clinical nursing care and contributes to the professional growth and development of nursing staff through clinical education and professional development activities in support of the CHI Health Nursing Strategic Plan and Vision. Responsible for collaboratively implementing education initiatives and priorities as established by CHI Health nursing division and campus leadership. Acts as change agent and mentor while promoting interdisciplinary teamwork and evidence based practice and teaching. Assists nursing staff and profession in acquisition of skills, knowledge and competencies through needs assessment and development of implementation plan for programs. 

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  • Assesses, researches, coordinates/facilitates, implements, and evaluates educational and professional development programs, services and systems as established by CHI Health nursing division and/or campus leadership. 
  • Acts as role model, clinical nursing expert, change agent, mentor, and leader to the campus and CHI Health nursing division. 
  • Serves as a consultant for organizational, divisional, and system initiatives and program development as related to nursing practice. 
  • Actively seeks out evidence based practice and findings and applies to clinical excellence and education. 
  • Provides clinical expertise and leadership to quality improvement initiatives. 
  • Coordinates and facilitates nursing transitions to practice and ongoing professional development through support of central onboarding, clinical orientation, nurse residency, fellowships, competency assessment, and preceptor and mentor programs. 
  • Contributes to the development and maintenance of educational tools and resources, integrating adult learning theories, organizational development principles and system approach. 
  • Other duties as assigned by leadership.


BSN required. Master’s Degree in Nursing or completion of MSN program within 5 years of start date.

Surgical Services experience required.

Active RN licensure in the state of Nebraska, Iowa, or nurse licensure compact.  Basic life support is required upon hire.  Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Heart Association:  Basic Life Support.

Nursing education experience demonstrating progressive experience in the development and implementation of clinical education programs. Minimum three years relevant nursing experience. Ability to communicate effectively (oral and written). Ability to work independently and meet deadlines. Knowledge and application of advanced nursing skills. Ability to critically think in complex situations.

Nursing excellence
starts with you.

Are you a career fit with our CommonSpirit Health culture? To understand how we are structured, we believe in some core philosophies with the following:

We will be stronger together, achieving excellence in all we do, collaborating across the fields and growing our collective knowledge.

We will let humankindness guide us as we treat every person with holistic, personalized care for the body, mind and spirit.

We will advance the science and art of nursing as innovative leaders who demonstrate the power of evidence-based, compassionate care. If you believe in working together with humankindness for all to advance the science and art of nursing - then you have found your career fit with us!

“Our hope is that you will always feel inspired, knowing you truly are the heart and soul of CommonSpirit.”

– Kathleen D. Sanford, EVP, Chief Nursing Officer

Your Potential Career Path

This is a snapshot of your potential career path highlights the series of job positions that help you progress towards your goals and objectives. Ultimately, your career path depends on your career values and personal goals.

 Career path shows a list of jobs that someone could get by getting promotions at this company: 1. Student Nurse  2. New Grad Nurse  3. Staff Nurse 4. Educator 5. Charge Nurses/ Supervisors  6. Nurse Practitioner  7. Managers/Directors  8. CNE

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

Success Profile

What makes a successful RN Clinical Educator at CHI Health?

  • Compassionate
  • Trustworthy
  • Proactive
  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Balanced

Our Total Reward Offerings

At CommonSpirit Health, we believe investing in our employees lets them know they truly matter. Your Total Rewards package includes compensation, benefits, retirement, wellness, leave, and other programs.

  • Pay and Recognition

  • Balanced Life

  • Well-Being

  • Professional Growth

  • Financial Future

  • Dependent Care

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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