Job: RN - Educator Progressive Care Unit - Full Time Days

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Job Description

RN - Educator Progressive Care Unit - Full Time Days


Job-Critical Care/ICU
Daily Schedule-8 am - 5pm
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period-80
Weekends Required -None

Harrison Medical Center is located on the beautiful Washington State Peninsula offering an incredible variety of outdoor life including hiking, boating and skiing.  We are part of a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country. We have exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits.

Job Summary:

The RN Educator position is for two Progressive Care Units specializing in Open Heart, Cardiac and Stroke. 

This position is responsible for the development and delivery of nursing and clinical education in a patient care area from basic to advanced practice levels.  Plans, conducts and evaluates unit-specific new orientation, education and training in the assigned department.  Works collaboratively with unit management and Regional Education to enhance the quality and cost effectiveness of patient care by providing educational support to staff.

Essential Responsibilities:

Provides education, training, and consultative services to clinical staff in assigned area. Assesses, develops, revises and coordinates teaching programs for all nursing staff.  Provides in-service education.  Ensures educational programs provide staff with skills and competency needed to meet all applicable regulatory, risk and patient safety requirements.

Plans and directs the orientation and residency programs of new personnel to assigned unit.  Facilitates staff development by promoting learning experiences and information for staff based on identified needs of the individuals.  Responsible for development of competency assessment tools ensuring these assessments are completed and conducts education as necessary in follow-up. 

Contributes to the department’s quality improvement initiatives by identifying opportunities to support these initiatives and incorporates the changes into education offerings. 

Collaborates with other Educators to enhance self-learning, promote professionalism among educators, reduce duplicative services, and to provide opportunities for a more standardized system. 

Participates in related clinical instruction and conferences and maintains and improves knowledge and competency in their specialty area. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and 2 years of RN nursing work experience in the designated specialty area; OR 
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing plus 6 yrs work experience in RN nursing and education/training development/delivery in the designated specialty area; AND actively pursuing attainment of a bachelor’s degree in nursing, with a graduation date identified and continuing progress made towards completion of the degree requirements.
  • Master’s degree in a related field is preferred.
  • Previous work experience in the education/training of healthcare providers is strongly preferred.


  • Current active Washington State RN license.
  • Certification in specialty area to be obtained within one year of hire.
  • Current Health Care Provider BLS and ACLS required


We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  

Requisition Title

CHI-Franciscan Harrison Medical Center