American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing

Clinical Nurse Educator - Behavior Health/Psychiatry

Eugene, Oregon, United States (on-site)
15 days ago


PeaceHealth is seeking a Behavioral Health Clinical Nurse Educator in beautiful Eugene, Oregon.  *****Sign on bonus & Relocation assistance available!*****

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.

  • 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.


  • Graduate of an accredited State Board of Nursing approved program
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required.
  • MSN or M.Ed. preferred.
  • Nursing specialty certification preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of experience as a RN.
  • Minimum of three years of recent experience in an education or in an equivalent Preceptor role setting to varied audiences.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of practice required.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required at date of hire.
  • Certification in Nursing Professional Development preferred

ICU Educators;

  • ACLS required at date of hire
  • CCRN preferred

NICU and Women’s Service Educator:

  • NRP required at date of hire

Ketchikan Medical Center

  • BSN strongly preferred. BSN required within three years of hire.

For a full description of the position, or for questions, contact Beth,

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Company name: PeaceHealth
Contact name: Karen Magistrale
Contact email:
External ID: PH-INFOR-32747C1
Posting ID: 1000817450

Job Information

  • Job ID: 66873954
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Eugene, Oregon, United States
  • Company Name For Job: PeaceHealth
  • Position Title: Clinical Nurse Educator - Behavior Health/Psychiatry
  • Job Function: Education,

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Washington, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest.

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