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Nurse Educator - Canton Potsdam Hospital



At St. Lawrence Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

The Nurse Educator is a registered professional nurse who facilitates the lifelong learning and development activities of registered nurses aimed at influencing the actualization of professional growth, role competence and proficiency. The nurse educator uses knowledge and skills in education theory and application, career development, leadership, and program management to nursing professional development.

Canton-Potsdam Hospital is a warm and caring not-for-profit community healthcare facility that's certified for 94 beds. Our mission is to provide exceptional healthcare services to the community. Within our welcoming walls, you'll find a wide array of core programs in emergency medicine, acute care, hospitalist medicine, and critical care. But that's just the beginning. We're not just a hospital; we're a beacon of health and wellness in the North Country. We proudly offer outpatient health services in Brasher Falls, Canton, Colton, Gouverneur, Massena, Norfolk, and Potsdam, NY.

STATUS: Full Time
LOCATION: Canton Potsdam Hospital
DEPARTMENT: Physician Practice Management (Clinics)
SCHEDULE: 7.5hr Shifts


  • Experience as a nurse educator preferred.
  • Graduate from an accredited school of an Accredited Practical Nurse Program.
  • Required Licensure/Certification:
  • Current NY State LPN license
  • Current CPR certificate


  • Accepts personal responsibilities for own professional development, promotes participation in professional organizations for self and others, demonstrates effective oral and written communication, uses effective interpersonal skills, fosters critical thinking, and links nurses to professional development and other relevant resources
  • Assesses learner characteristics, including learning styles and learning needs for program development, creates an effective learning environment, demonstrates proficiency in use of technology, evaluates the outcomes of staff education, functions in the roles of both teacher and facilitator, implements a variety of teaching strategies tailored to the learner’s characteristics, learning needs, cultural perspectives, and outcome objectives, and plans programs that are culturally relevant and that incorporate concepts of multicultural and multigenerational education
  • Adheres to regulatory body/agency standards, advocates for professional development programs that support the needs of the learner and the organization, anticipates and forecasts trends, demonstrates a sensitivity to ethical, cultural, and spiritual inclusion, engages in ethical decision making, effectively facilitates group processes, follows regulatory requirements for health reporting, functions as a change agent and leader, implements motivational strategies at the individual, group, program, and organizational levels, maintains confidentiality of sensitive information, uses outcome measurements and outcome evaluation methods, promotes problem solving, interprets and uses research in practice, demonstrates knowledge of the research process, models the application of evidence based practice, uses organizational strategic plan and goals to determine educational priorities, develops financial plan that allocates resources to support nursing professional development
  • Plans and implements programs and projects, using innovation and creativity, consistently uses planning methodologies when implementing, facilitating, and evaluating various programs and projects, designs and implements evaluation plans for programs and projects, develops and implements a budget for programs and projects
  • Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, working collaboratively with a variety of licensed and unlicensed professionals internal and external to hospital operations, application of clinical knowledge and skills, ability to critically analyze evidence based literature, program planning/development, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: S - Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

PAY RANGE: $23.75 - $30.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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