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Nurse Educator in Culver City at Southern California Hospitals

Date Posted: 1/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Nurse Educator

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Nurse Educator is responsible for the planning, design and implementation of education programs/services and professional development of nurses in their assigned nursing specialty.  Works closely with nursing directors and/or department managers on the educational needs assessment and orientation programs for staff, in the assigned specialty.  Ensures that competencies and skills are current and relevant for the nursing staff.  Functions as a resource for educational issues throughout the hospital.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Conducts annual staff needs educational needs assessments and works with other health care professionals to ensure quality programs. 
  • Participates in staff competency assessments and validation, skill fairs and community events. 
  • Collaborates to ensure consistency and continuity of education programs.
  • Oversees the orientation of new hires into the hospital and provides oversight over new grad program. 
  • Provides ongoing assessment of staff learning needs and ensures that competencies and skills are current and relevant.
  • Facilitates training and learning activities through development of education programs and materials.
  • Delivers educational programs through formal and informal means, makes effective and efficient use of time and resources, manages learning environment, and assists learner to identify learning needs.
  • Gives direction and feedback to participants as needed.
  • Operates as a positive influence, identifying, influencing, and facilitating changes in policies, procedures and legislation, by promoting staff competence and understanding of issues.
  • Participates in the collection of quality improvement data, research, research utilization projects, and group research projects relating to clinical needs.
  • Ensures all Educational Training Program (ETP) documentation is accurate, complete and submitted. 
  • Ensures activities are compliant with all legal and certification requirements and hospital-wide standards of care.


Minimum Education: Graduate of an Accredited Professional School of Nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Master of Science in Nursing preferred. 

Minimum Experience: Three (3) years of clinical experience.

Req. Certification/Licensure: Current California RN license. Current American Heart Association (BLS), (ACLS) Certification. Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) or certification in specialty area.

Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance

How to Apply

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We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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Keywords: Registered Nurse, RN, Patient Care, Patient Care Planning, Patient Monitoring, Patient Recording, Patient Recovery, Monitor, Administer Medicine, Clinical Expertise, Learning Needs.