Clinical Nurse Educator

Training fellow nurses

Excellence is one of five values that guide the operation of AHS. For this reason, nurses with the right mix of education, experience, and desire to teach have the opportunity to become clinical nurse educators (also known as instructors).

Clinical nurse educators help to ensure that all multidisciplinary health care team members maintain competence in evidence-based practice for their roles.

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$41.91 - $57.57 per hour

Other benefits


Nursing degree


  • Assess health care providers’ learning needs using clinical best practices and patient outcomes
  • Plan and develop learning activities
  • Implement planned learning activities, including delivering training/education, monitoring and evaluating knowledge transfer, and documenting the learning process and outcomes
  • Provide education to help clinical professionals uphold organizational standards and practices, and maintain their clinical competencies

Make a Difference

  • Ensure nursing and other clinical staff maintain clinical competencies
  • Help uphold organizational and professional standards and practices
  • Identify knowledge or skill gaps in staff and develop training to address them
  • Take steps to provide the education and support needed to close those gaps
  • Promote excellence in clinical practice

Work Collaboratively

  • Clinical nurse educators work in variety of health care environments including acute care, seniors’ health, cancer care, rehabilitation services, and mental health
  • Although not usually at the bedside, the clinical nurse educator is always in contact with those who are, and often consults with management regarding the learning needs of individuals or of the entire team

Grow Your Career

  • Teaching and training other nurses and health care professionals
  • Healthcare leadership & management
  • Health system administration