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Providence Health & Services Clinical Educator - Hospice Shared in Tukwila, Washington


Providence is calling a Clinical Educator (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in the Hospice Shared at SCS Hospice in Tukwila, WA.

The Clinical Educator provides clinical expertise and serves as a role model, consultant and educator to staff in the PSCS Hospice Service Line. This position functions as a collaborative partner to foster the delivery of high quality patient care by promoting staff professional growth, and supporting the development of staff from novice to expert. Provides leadership to enhance clinical practice, and serves as a resource and developer of educational opportunities.

In this position you will:

  • Develop, implement, deliver or coordinate, and evaluate educational programs to assure that staff demonstrates clinical competency, professional development, and knowledge about hospice and palliative care, and to assure compliance with all legal, regulatory, Providence system and agency-specific requirements.

  • Collaborate with the hospice leadership to coordinate the orientation.

  • Oversee the coordination of mandatory educational activities in collaboration with Risk, Safety and compliance.

  • Identify, lead and/or participate in performance improvement projects that can be addressed with educational solutions.

  • Deliver training programs through various methods and approaches such as in-person presentations and in-services, on-line training via online technology, webinars, periodic skill fairs and demonstrations.

Providence offers:

  • Competitive pay (including holiday pay & shift pay differentials)

  • Best-in-class benefits – full medical, dental and vision starting on your first day

  • Continuing education & growth opportunities

  • 401k retirement plans with employer matching

  • Mileage reimbursement & ferry fee coverage

  • Generous paid time off for vacation, sick days and holidays

  • The resources & career growth opportunities of one of America’s largest health care systems

  • COVID-19 safety: PPE (N95 fitted masks, gloves and face shields provided) and vaccination opportunities

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Three (3) years Inpatient or in-home hospice/palliative care experience

  • Ability to obtain current Washington State Registered Nursing License or LICSW

  • Ability to obtain Current Washington State Driver's license

  • Ability to obtain automobile insurance

  • Current certification as a Hospice and Palliative Care required, or ability to obtain within six (6) months

  • Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, experience with an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system, and willingness to learn new information technology

  • Knowledge and experience related to clinical practice with the ability to coach/teach colleagues toward successs. Responsible for utilizing data sets and information to identify opportunity and successfully mobilize clinical and other resources (for example LYNC webinars) to achieve improvements

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree

  • One (1) year experience in nursing or healthcare education curriculum development with a variety of teaching methods

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Hospice of Seattle is a not-for-profit, community-based hospice ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout King County in Washington state. We provide comprehensive and compassionate physical, emotional, and spiritual care to adults and children nearing the end of their lives, including support for their families and friends. Our skilled and compassionate team includes nurses, medical social workers, home health aides, chaplains, occupational/physical therapists, medical directors, grief support counselors and volunteers.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinical Education

Location: Washington-Tukwila

Req ID: 323459