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Clinical Nurse Educator

Job ID 16931 Omaha, Nebraska

Business: Boys Town National Research Hospital

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the respective Clinical Director and in collaboration with the Nurse Educator, the Clinical Nurse Educator-Hospital is responsible for the coordination of unit specific clinical and operational education needs. Accountable for the delivery of quality care to patients and families according to the individual needs of the patient.


  • Assumes responsibility for the area specific orientation of new employees working side by side providing direct patient care as needed.
  • Creates an orientation program for each role in the clinical area.
  • Collaborates with respective clinical director/supervisor to counsel/coach new employees during orientation to assist the orientee’s progress towards gaining competency in unit standards/skills.
  • Supports the preceptor role by collaborating with the preceptor to select appropriate assignments and learning experiences for new staff.
  • Works with leadership to identify new diagnosis and procedures, develops education and specific care plans related to patient diagnosis, as applicable.
  • Collaborates with appropriate resources (i.e. leadership team, other educators, content experts, organization development) to analyze needs and develop, implement, evaluate and maintain unit specific education programs (i.e. orientation skills checklists, self-studies, education videos, education supplies, and orientation manual).
  • Designs educational activities to include documentation of a need’s assessment, description of target audience, educational objectives, content outline, teaching methods (self-study, presentation, real-time), and evaluation strategies.
  • Develops individualized patient/family plan of care using practice guidelines/protocols to meet identified needs.
  • Implements and evaluates nursing actions in accordance with the individualized patient/family plan of care and patient condition/needs.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in Nursing required; Master’s In Nursing Preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years clinical area experience.
  • 2 years education experience preferred.
  • For hospital setting - Certification in specialty area preferred or within one year of eligibility.
  • Current valid RN licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required.
  • Pediatric Life Support (PALS), and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required for the hospital setting.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in dealing with sensitive information.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

Date Posted: April 8th, 2021

Boys Town National Research Hospital is a tobacco free campus. This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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