Nursing Education and Practice Specialist - Clinical Value Analysis

Nursing Education and Practice Specialist - Clinical Value Analysis


Job ID: 21-17283
Type: Regular Full-Time
Emanuel Medical Ctr campus


The Legacy nursing philosophy focuses on patients and their families. Our nurses embody this philosophy in everything they do, as advocates, communicators, problem-solvers and caregivers. Their expertise is sought after and respected by our health care team. In short, they are the face of wellness at Legacy. Does this sound like an environment in which you could thrive? If so, we invite you to consider this opportunity.


The Nursing Education and Practice Specialist supports nursing and clinical specialty programs at a system level in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of clinical education and practice initiatives. Specific activities will be defined by nursing leadership. Activities include but are not limited to planning and provision of General Nursing Orientation; development, review, revision and management of patient care standards; competency assessment, education of nursing staff in all specialties and assessment of staff learning needs.

  • Serve as a liaison between the supply chain and Surgical Interventional Services (SIS) clinical staff to ensure the safe, cost-effective utilization of surgical supplies, capital equipment, and technology
  • Participate as an active member of the Supplies and Services Executive Steering Committee
  • Work collaboratively with the Clinical Value Analysis team to maximize contract compliance and champion product standardization across the system
  • Facilitate the adoption of evidence-based clinical practices utilizing the Plan-Do-Check-Assess (PDCA) process
  • Provide clinical education for new SIS products, equipment and policies



An academic degree in nursing is required (BSN or MSN/MN); master’s degree required, MSN/MN preferred.


Four years relevant clinical experience at a proficient to expert level of practice required.

Surgical or procedural experience preferred.


Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning principles as evidenced by the ability to facilitate learning for patients/families, nursing staff or other members of the healthcare team.

Effective teaching and communication skills.

Strong meeting facilitation and group process skills.

Ability to work effectively in teams, and independently.

Knowledge of performance excellence Lean principles; ability to apply performance excellence Lean process.

Demonstrated ability to collaborate with staff and leadership to implement change.


Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled


Legacy Health
Full time
per Hour
Portland, OR 97209, US