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Clinical Nurse Educator 

Position Clinical Nurse Educator  

Req Number ADM-21-00038  

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

Open Date 3/10/2022  


SUMMARY: Open Door Community Health Centers (ODCHC) is a dynamic and innovative company committed to cultivating a culture of learning and growth. We are seeking to hire an experienced Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE) to join the ODCHC team. The CNE will be responsible for ensuring the Clinical education of the health center staff aligns with Open Doors strategic goals. They will oversee development and implementation of educational trainings for clinical care team staff, empowering staff to confidently operate at the top of their scope and to provide impressive care to patients. They will also establish and strengthen partnerships with external educational stakeholders to grow Open Doors clinical workforce.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: These responsibilities are performed under the supervision of the Workforce Development Director and within the context of collaboration and coordination with the Director of Clinical Services.

  • Develop annual needs assessment, training plan, and curriculum in collaboration with Workforce Development Director, Director of Clinical Services, and other organization stakeholders for Open Doors clinical care team staff, which includes medical assistants, licenses vocational nurses, registered nurses, and medication room technicians.
  • Facilitate development, maintenance, and implementation of onboarding curriculum for clinical care team staff.
  • Design and continuously improve and adapt curriculum based on the assessment of quality data, educational needs, and industry best practices.
  • Teach courses and provide training to clinical care team staff.
  • Develop and maintain annual skills validation for all clinical care team staff through skills fairs, training programs, and various venues to ensure competencies.
  • Support clinical care team staff with credentialing and certification and renewal process, in partnership with Compliance Department.
  • Work with RN Clinic Managers and serve as a mentor to clinical care team staff to identify growth opportunities and educational needs, and create targeted education plans.
  • Maintain current knowledge of trends in the area of expertise.
  • Collaborate with community stakeholders and academic institutions to support curriculum development and educational experiences for clinical care team health professions students.
  • Co-supervise staff trainers in partnership with the Director of Clinical Services and Workforce Development Director.
  • Contribute clinical training expertise to relevant organizational projects and grants.
  • Other related duties and responsibilities as designated by supervisor.

Position Requirements


  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish constructive working relationships with physicians, advanced care practitioners, nurses, case managers, other clinic staff, local schools, and community practitioners and resources.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and independently as needed.
  • Ability to handle difficult or confrontational situations in a calm, consistent, and equitable manner.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Knowledge of adult learning theory and teaching practice.
  • Commitment to professional development and lifelong learning.
  • Experience in a similar position in a community health center, outpatient mental health clinic, or private practice.
  • Ability to effectively represent ODCHC’s interests in the community and maintain effective working relationships among co-workers, public, private, and professional groups.
  • Strong computer skills with specific aptitude in Microsoft Office Suite and/or Electronic Medical Records (EMR).
  • Adheres to ODCHC’s policies and procedures.



  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) preferred.
  • 2-5 years of experience working as a registered nurse in a clinical setting.
  • Previous experience in a teaching setting is preferred.
  • Previous experience with supervision of staff.



  • Must possess a current, valid license as a registered nurse in the state of California.
  • Nurse Educator Certification preferred.
  • Must possess valid basic life support (BLS) certification.
  • Have reliable means of transportation to travel throughout ODCHC service area and to meetings outside of the area, including an insurable driving record and California Driver’s License as necessary.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This is a non-supervisory position; however, the Clinical Nurse Educator works collaboratively with members of the health care team and may be asked to provide supervision to nursing students.


SUPERVISION AND SUPPORT: The Clinical Nurse Educator reports directly to the Director of Workforce Development. The Clinical Nurse Educator provides overall guidance, consultation, training, policy/procedure expectations, and curriculum development. This position requires cross-department collaboration.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This is largely an office-based position. The physical requirements described are representative of those needed to successfully perform the essential duties of the position. Reasonable accommodation will be made to allow otherwise qualified candidates to perform these functions.

  • Ability to communicate via telephone, video, and/or in-person.
  • Vision adequate to read documents, computer screens, forms.
  • Ability to remain stationary for extended periods.
  • Ability to lift, carry, or otherwise move up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to use keyboard and view computer screens for extended periods.
  • Ability to travel locally and long-distance as needed.
  • Ability to move around offices and clinics as needed.

Wage Range $87,612.99 to $104,000.00  

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