Clinical Educator

SSM Health Illinois
Mount Vernon

Job Description


Role Purpose:

Works as part of entity, market and system teams to develop and deliver education to identified audiences. Works with assigned customer groups to meet education needs. Builds collaborative relationships with assigned customer groups. Works with assigned clinical specialty line team of clinical educators to meet the education needs of the specialty. Facilitates the adult learning process, creating a climate which supports learning. Works closely with new hires and current staff within assigned locations to meet learning needs.
    • Facilitates delivery of education materials developed at system level to assigned customer groups.
    • Develops and deliver educational information for assigned education groups; includes facilitating vendor rounding when appropriate.
    • Collaborates with other members of System Education team to minimize duplication of efforts.
    • Serves as a consistent communication link between system education and assigned customer groups; find balance in communication methods to find the best fit.
    • Serves on entity, regional and system teams as appropriate in role of “educator”.
    • Serves as a best practice resource regarding training and development.
    • Supports the integration of research into practice.
    • Provides ongoing evaluation of effectiveness of assigned education programs.
    • Serves as resource to preceptors in assigned areas, collaborating on new hires.
    • Communicates to and collaborates with leaders in assigned areas regarding education and training needs of new hires.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • At least 3 years of related work experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Certification/licensure/registration in specific role of expertise (RN, Pharmacist, Respiratory Therapist, etc.)
SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital – Mt. Vernon –

SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital–Mt. Vernon, operating in partnership with the Felician Sisters, is a 134-bed hospital with the only open heart surgery program in the region. In 2015, the hospital launched a new pediatric emergency and NICU telemedicine program in conjunction with the physicians at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. For three consecutive years, Healthgrades has presented SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital with the Patient Safety Excellence Award. In 2014, Quest by Premier Inc. recognized SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital with the Citation of Merit Award for Outstanding Patient Care.

Benefits Statement:

Our robust employee benefits package includes health benefits, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, long-term disability coverage, health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, adoption reimbursement, an employee assistance program, retirement plan options and more.

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings.