Clinical Nurse Educator Obstetrics & Gynaecology

  • St. Michael's Hospital
  • Oct 30, 2018
Full time Nurse Education

Job Description

The Clinical Nurse Educator for Obstetrics and Gynecology serves as a role model and leader to support nursing care that optimizes patient outcomes and experiences while enhancing the safety, efficiency, effectiveness and accessibility of patient care. The primary role of the Clinical Nurse Educator is to facilitate a learning environment where evidence-based knowledge is translated via education to optimize the patient’s outcomes and experiences.


The Clinical Nurse Educator has 3 main areas of responsibility:


  • Education and staff development, particularly in relation to nurses
  • Assess learning needs and styles of nursing staff
  • Design and deliver education that is tailored to specific needs of unit/program
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of education, revises education and learning activities to support changes
  • Provides timely feedback to nursing staff on their learning and application to their practice competence


  • Collaborates and participates with Professional Practice to identify and support Corporate nursing initiatives
  • Engages members of the intra and interdisciplinary team, management team, Professional Practice and across hospital departments in planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating Corporate and other educational initiatives
  • Participates in the hospital’s network of Clinical Nurse Educators and works with other Clinical Nurse Educator colleagues
  • Collaborates with the hospital’s Student Centre and Clinical Leader Manager to facilitate nursing student placements
  • Collaborates with Clinical Leader Manager in interviewing in interviewing, hiring and contributing to the evaluation of nursing staff


  • Participates in research projects that contribute to nursing and/or interprofessional practice and education
  • Participates in the implementation of evidence based practice and quality improvement initiatives including corporate initiatives


  • Registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Master’s degree in nursing or education
  • CNA certification in specialty area an asset
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Current BLS or ACLS certification required
  • NRP Instructor required or intention to complete in 3 months
  • FHS in Labor Instructor required
  • MORE OB experience an asset
  • Proven program development abilities, presentation, coaching and facilitation skills
  • Proven success in providing inspirational leadership in a team environment and in motivating and enhancing performance of team members
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving and management skills

Job Category

Nurse, Registered Nurse


Toronto, ON