Community Memorial Health System

  • Critical Care Nurse Educator

    Job Location US-CA-Ventura
    Posted Date 10 hours ago(7/15/2019 12:29 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    1st – Day
  • Overview

    Community Memorial Health System is a community-owned, not-for-profit organization that consists of two hospitals and 15+ community clinics including family-practice, urgent care, our residency program, and several specialties within Ventura County. We are fully accredited by Det Norske Veritas (DNV), licensed by the California Department of Public Health and ISO 9001:2015 certified. 


    Located close to the beach, just 60 miles north of Los Angeles, is Community Memorial Hospital. Our 242-bed, acute care facility, is committed to providing quality patient care in an environment that promotes clinical excellence and innovative leadership.


    Ojai Valley Community Hospital, an affiliate of Community Memorial Hospital is a 25-bed general acute care facility designated as a Critical Access Hospital with a distinct part 66 bed skilled nursing facility. OVCH provides inpatient, outpatient, and skilled nursing services for mostly primary and secondary care needs.  In addition, we operate a 24-hour standby emergency department. 


    CMHS offers some of the best benefits in the industry, along with great career choices, training, and leadership development. At our facility, our employees share their enthusiasm for life as well as for helping others. As you balance your work life with your other passions, we're there for you every step of the way.


    CMHS offers excellent benefits, such as Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and AD&D insurance. We also offer a comprehensive 403(b) retirement plan, flexible spending accounts, paid time off, and a variety of other great benefits.


    If you are interested in joining teams that meld quality care and compassion to create an environment of excellence, please take a moment to discover more about what it's like to work at Community Memorial Health System.


    “We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer”


    Critical Care Educator - One Full-Time Exempt Position


    Position Overview: 

    The Clinical Education Specialist (CNS, CNL or Clinical Educator) is an advanced practice nurse who performs at a level of a critical care clinical expert to enhance the care of patients admitted to Community Memorial  Hospital’s Critical Care Units, with primary responsibility over those units The position is responsible for a broad range of activities that include, but are not limited to on-unit consultation for and mentoring nursing staff, development of educational programs and online courses, auditing of staff competencies with a focus on providing safe patient care, developing and implementing evidence based practices, quality improvement, review clinical policies and protocols and support excellent patient experience. Maintains collaborative relationships with all CMH leaders, Clinical Educators, and all clinical staff, physicians and appropriate community organizations and committees.


    The Critical Care Educator is a licensed nurse who possesses the advanced education, knowledge, clinical skills and experience necessary to provide expert practice nursing within the Critical Care Unit for a broad range of patients including those with diagnoses related to cardiovascular conditions, neurological conditions, pulmonary conditions, multi-organ failure, sepsis, and trauma.



    • California Registered Nursing License
    • Master’s Degree in Nursing
    • ACLS
    • BLS
    • 5 years’ experience in Critical Care setting
    • Experience in healthcare education
    • Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint proficiency
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills



    • 2 years’ experience as a Clinical Educator
    • Awareness of healthcare finance and budgets
    • Experience in developing education curricula for new service lines
    • Professional certification(s) such as CCRN, CNML, and/or CENP
    • Membership/participation in professional organizations
    • Familiarity with hospital policies and practices, human resources, and financial management


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