St. Mary's Good Samaritan Critical Care Clinical Educator in Mount Vernon, Illinois


Role Purpose:

Works as part of entity, market and system teams to develop and deliver education to identified audiences. *Works with assigned customer groups to meet education needs.Builds collaborative relationships with assigned customer groups. Works with assigned clinical specialty line team of clinical educators to meet the education needs of the specialty. *Facilitates the adult learning process, creating a climate which supports learning. Works closely with new hires and current staff within assigned locations to meet learning needs. This position is for the SSM Medical Group.


  • Facilitates delivery of education materials developed at system level to assigned customer groups.

  • Develops and deliver educational information for assigned education groups; includes facilitating vendor rounding when appropriate.

  • Collaborates with other members of System Education team to minimize duplication of efforts.

  • Serves as a consistent communication link between system education and assigned customer groups; find balance in communication methods to find the best fit.

  • Serves on entity, regional and system teams as appropriate in role of “educator”.

  • Serves as a best practice resource regarding training and development.

  • Supports the integration of research into practice.

  • Provides ongoing evaluation of effectiveness of assigned education programs.

  • Serves as resource to preceptors in assigned areas, collaborating on new hires.

  • Communicates to and collaborates with leaders in assigned areas regarding education and training needs of new hires.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required or in process

  • 3-5 years of experience working as frontline health care worker

  • Critical care experience required

  • Self-starter with demonstrated ability to work effectively in an ever-changing, fast paced environment and to work as part of a team and independently

  • Ability to design and deliver training curriculum

  • Adult Education experience and experience developing curriculum and training materials

  • Excellent presentation, written and verbal communications skills

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills

  • Ability to multi-task and possess excellent relationship building skills

  • Knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office products including, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel and Word

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree preferred

  • Certification/licensure/registration for specific role of expertise i.e. RN, Pharmacist, Respiratory Therapist etc. preferred

*SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital – Mt. Vernon – *

SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital–Mt. Vernon, operating in partnership with the Felician Sisters, is a 134-bed hospital with the only open heart surgery program in the region. In 2015, the hospital launched a new pediatric emergency and NICU telemedicine program in conjunction with the physicians at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. For three consecutive years, Healthgrades has presented SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital with the Patient Safety Excellence Award. In 2014, Quest by Premier Inc. recognized SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital with the Citation of Merit Award for Outstanding Patient Care.

Organization: SSM Health - System Office

Primary Location: Illinois-Mount Vernon-SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital – Mt. Vernon

Work Locations: SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital – Mt. Vernon (0046) 1 Good Samaritan Way Mount Vernon, 62864 SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Centralia (0801) 400 N. Pleasant Ave. Centralia, 62801

Job: Nursing

Req ID: 18008235