Nurse Educator

  • Niagara Health System
  • Feb 12, 2019
Full time Nurse

Job Description

Nurse Educator

This full-time opportunity is available within the St. Catharines Site. If you’re an experienced RN with proven recent clinical education experience, consider joining our team.


Driven by a commitment to the patient experience and to enhancing professional practice through the delivery of evidence informed care, the successful candidate will be responsible for the identification of learning needs, planning, implementation and evaluation of knowledge translation and program development activities that support professional excellence for nursing and other health professionals in relation to critical care and acute medicine with a focus on respirology. Reporting to the Director Nursing Professional Practice and Elder Care, the Nurse Educator will work collaboratively with the Program Teams and the Clinical Leadership Team, other Nurse Educators, Physicians, and other interprofessional team members to develop and promote a best practice environment for critical care and acute medicine services, primarily at the St. Catharines Site.


  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Nurse Extended Class, in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing (Master’s Degree in Nursing, Adult Education, or related field strongly preferred)
  • Minimum 3 years clinical education experience in the past 5 years and/or certification in Adult Education, with proven ability to achieve education and practice outcomes through programs delivered to individuals and groups
  • A minimum of 5 years of RN critical care nursing experience within the last 3 years
  • Experience caring for and supporting acute medicine patients
  • Current Certification in BCLS and ACLS
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the practice of critical care nursing, including but not limited to: ventilator support, hemodynamic monitoring, emergency responses, medication titration, chest tubes, arterial lines, continuous renal replacement therapy, and critical care response teams
  • Demonstrated proficiency with knowledge transfer, program development and implementation, project and change management, and evaluation skills relative to clinical practice and the practice of education
  • Knowledge of nursing practice standards as outlined by the College of Nurses of Ontario and the applicability to the practice setting
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective clinical practice leadership
  • Experience with quality improvement strategies and methodologies
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of the Professional Practice team
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing education.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the vision, mission and values of Niagara Health
  • Consistent and regular attendance required.

Discover a team environment of Extraordinary Caring – and great quality of life

At Niagara Health, the major provider of acute care in Canada’s Niagara Region, Extraordinary Caring is what our patients, their families, our volunteers, our teams and our community need and deserve. Caring is so much more than care. Both the physical and emotional part of caring is at the heart of our purpose. Every person. Every time.

As a multi-site hospital, providing a wide range of inpatient and outpatient clinics and services, including Emergency & Urgent Care, Centres of Excellence for Women and Babies and Mental Health, and regional cardiac and cancer programs, we offer a wide variety of practice settings and opportunities to carry out interesting and challenging work.

To join Niagara Health is to spend more time enjoying life than commuting. Nestled between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, and best known for its tourist attractions, the area offers great geographical advantages. Our hospital sites are located in thriving communities, where affordable housing, a myriad of recreational and cultural activities, and diverse settings make both family and single living a rewarding experience.

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Niagara Health is committed to Employment Equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Niagara Health will provide accommodations through the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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St. Catharines, ON