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RN Clinical Nurse Educator Hybrid Fulltime Washington State

Renton, Washington

At Kaiser Permanente our nurses are leaders, clinicians, researchers, innovators, and scientists who are contributing toward being an industry-leading voice for advancing evidence-based care. Whether supporting the patient directly in our hospitals or clinics, providing care at home, serving our patients through innovative virtual technology, or managing care delivery teams, Kaiser Permanente nurses utilize scientific evidence and our integrated care model to optimize the total health of our members and the communities we serve. We invite nurses who are passionate about nursing excellence, high-quality compassionate care delivery, professionalism, integrity, teamwork and patient and family centeredness to join our teams so that we can continue to sustain and build upon our culture of excellence.

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Job Level: Individual Contributor
  • Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Success Profile

We’re looking for Nurse Leaders who possess the following traits.

  • Collaborative
  • Compassionate
  • Flexible
  • Leadership
  • Socially Conscientious
  • Trustworthy


We offer several benefits to our nurses.

  • Medical, Vision & Dental

  • Retirement Plans

  • Educational Opportunities & Tuition Reimbursement

  • Supportive Teams & Resources

  • Career Growth & Development

Our Culture

At Kaiser Permanente, we cultivate an environment of compassion, integrity, trust, and open communication that helps our teams do their best work. We believe that lifelong learning will expand our knowledge so we can better serve our patients. Our practice is rooted in research and evidence-based care. Our nurses reflect the rich diversity of our members and communities and provide culturally responsive and competent care that promotes understanding of our members needs and preferences. At Kaiser Permanente, nurses are highly skilled professionals who exemplify leadership, critical thinking, and collaborative problem solving and deliver the right care, at the right time, in the right setting.

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Relief Charge Nurse

Working as a nurse at Kaiser Permanente has allowed me the perfect flexible schedule so that I can volunteer as Girl Scout Leader and room parent for both my children. My kids know that I am a hardworking mother who can provide, as well as a mom who can be present and be there for them – and that means everything to me.


RN, Advice Nurse

Working for Kaiser Permanente has allowed me to take control of my future and make my goals a possibility. I feel that Kaiser Permanente allows me to keep climbing and moving. Having that ability truly makes me feel empowered.


Registered Nurse IV

Kaiser Permanente has taken me on a personal and educational growth journey. I am supported by a culture of excellence that allows me to be dedicated to patients and patients’ families every day at work. What an honor to be part of Kaiser Permanente..


Inpatient Lactation Consultant

As an RN/IBCLC in Maternal Child, I’m meeting families at a pivotal time — I’m there to help launch a new family into the world. Everything I do has the potential to impact a family’s health for generations to come.


Quality Coordinator RN

In Hawaii, your community is your family — or ‘ohana.’ I am able to provide extraordinary patient-centered care to my ohana.


Appointment and Advice RN

The location is fantastic. Kaiser Permanente is all over the country. You can pick almost any environment you want – from ocean to mountain to city. You’ll still be able to contribute to our mission of providing high quality health care at a local facility.



I chose Kaiser Permanente because their staff and providers really show that they care about you. Also, throughout my 12 years of working here I’m always learning something new, and I’ve had many opportunities for growth and development.

RN Clinical Nurse Educator Hybrid Fulltime Washington State

Primary Location Renton, Washington Worker Location Flexible Job Number 1289542 Date posted 06/13/2024
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Job Summary:

Will be responsible for education program design, development, implementation and delivery to support knowledge and skills across the continuum of care.  Develops training to support key initiatives in quality/redesign/practice improvement/internalization of services.  Accountable for orientation of new hires as well as ongoing orientation and training of staff.  Supports implementation of strategies to recruit and retain staff.  Provides consultation and leadership to clinical teams in the orientation, training and selection of new employees.  In collaboration with leadership implements strategies to achieve, monitor, and evaluate nursing care delivery programs and support delivery system workforce planning initiatives.  Supports clinical operations managers and other leaders in achieving desired performance of clinical support staff. Willingness to frequently travel is a must.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develops on-site curriculum as well as other methods (e.g., virtual) and materials (e.g., checklists, audits) in support of training to assure key clinical initiatives in quality/redesign/practice improvement/internalization of services are integrated into practice. Assures orientation programs for new staff are conducted including extended orientation for clinical staff.

  • Designs educational programs for staff with specific quality improvement goals. Develops and implements education programs to support knowledge and skill development of staff. Researches and utilizes internal and external resources.

  • Regularly evaluates program effectiveness and makes revisions as necessary. Using evidenced based practices, identifies opportunities for staff development, influences and gathers buy-in, initiates updates to curriculum, and acts as change agent when introducing new concepts and practices.

  • Keeps abreast and follows standards and guidelines from accrediting and regulatory agencies. Incorporates into courses and updates care givers on new clinical guidelines. Participates in the development, review and update of policies, procedures and guidelines. Assists in development of website content for staff.

  • Develops rigorous skills and competencies monitoring and evaluation program for staff assessment. Develops tracking systems for staff certification/recertification related to specialized equipment training.

  • Provides consultation to clinical teams in the orientation, training and selection of new employees to promote recruitment and retention. Works directly with manager to assure development of strategies to integrate new staff members into the healthcare team. Supports Nurse Managers in achieving desired performance of clinical staff.

  • May provide supervision to other members of a nursing operational educational and development team; may participate in committees as appropriate.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum two (2) years prior clinical experience in acute and/or non-acute care environment.

  • Masters degree in nursing or health-care related field.
License, Certification, Registration
  • Registered Nurse License (Washington) required at hire OR Compact License: Registered Nurse required at hire
  • Basic Life Support required at hire
Additional Requirements:

  • Clinical expertise in team and program development to include: verbal and written communication; knowledge of clinical practice in non-acute nursing; teaching; group facilitation; program evaluation; individual and group skills assessment; adult learning theory and practice; computer skills.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years of primary/specialty ambulatory care and education experience focused on curriculum and staff development.
  • Advanced clinical expertise in team and program development to include: verbal and written communication; clinical practice in relevant setting; teaching; group facilitation; program evaluation; project management individual and group skills assessment; adult learning theory and practice; computer skills and familiarity with leveraging technology for enhanced adult learning; ability to lead through influence.
  • Masters degree in nursing.
  • ACLS & PALS preferred by date of hire/transfer.
Primary Location: Washington,Renton,Renton Administration - Glacier Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 04:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Flexible Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-WA-04|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Renton Admin Glacier - Nursing Administration - 1130 Pay Range: $102500 - $132550 / year The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Flexible: Work location is on-site at a KP location, with the flexibility to work from home. Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest

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