Dignity Health Clinical Educator in SANTA MARIA, California


Marian Regional Medical Center , located in Santa Maria, CA, is nationally ranked among the top 10% in the nation for safety core measures in Cardiac Services and has the only comprehensive Cancer treatment and resource program from Los Angeles to San Francisco. In April 2012, Marian opened its doors to a brand new state-of-the-art facility which houses the latest technology to support excellent physicians and caregivers who deliver compassionate care each and every day. Marian's new hospital includes 191 beds, expanded and enhanced Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, NICU and women's services.

Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care.


About This Position

In keeping with the Marian Medical Center health care philosophy, the Nurse Clinician/Educator works collaboratively with nurse managers to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, document and coordinate clinical educational opportunities for appropriate nursing staff to promote advanced skill levels. The Nurse Clinician/Educator observes staff within the unit for competency demonstration, provides assessment of that competency, identifies educational needs for staff, and provides hands-on training within the assigned department. Provides clinical leadership and mentoring within the department. The position coordinates new grad and other orientation programs within the clinical service area to insure and elevate competency of RN, LVN and other staff within the department.


Minimum Requirements:

  • A minimum of five years clinical experience in critical and intermediate care.

  • BCLS and NRP provider certification required.

  • Current CA RN license required.


  • Experience in effectively mentoring nurses preferred.

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing or related field.

  • NCL certification preferred.

Special Skills:

Ability to effectively teach and mentor nursing staff. Demonstrates knowledge of adult teaching principles and their application. Ability to work with a team to plan, develop and implement programs to increase knowledge and skill. Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills. Possesses initiative and the ability to work independently. Ability to effectively assess and prioritize educational and clinical skill needs. Demonstrates the ability to provide a high standard of nursing care. Ability to promote standards of professional nursing practice by using them as a framework for teaching, serves as a role model for staff. Demonstrates performance of nursing care requiring advanced clinical skill and knowledge.

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Job ID 2018-55414

Employment Type Part Time

Department Labor And Delivery Services

Hours / Pay Period 40

Facility Marian Regional Medical Center

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours varied hours during day shift