Nurse Educator
Req #: 41923
Full Time
Shift: Days
Nursing Education
United Health Services Hospitals
Binghamton, NY
Weekly hours: 40

Nurse Educator Position Overview

Nurse Educators provide educational experiences that facilitate the promotion of competent nursing practice and quality patient care. They facilitate the orientation for new nursing employees and assist in their assimilation into a new role. Nurse Educators support nursing staff members in their efforts in knowledge and skill acquisition and professional development.

Nurse Educator Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Assesses general learning needs for nursing personnel related to new employee orientation, regulatory requirements, clinical skill, technical skill, equipment, and professional development.
  • Identifies the general purpose and educational objectives for each learning activity
  • Identifies and collaborates with content experts to develop activities to facilitate learners’ achievement of the educational objectives.
  • Designs, coordinates, and provides education to meet identified learning needs.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of all educational activities including content, faculty, learner participation and relevant outcomes.
  • Revises ongoing education plans as warranted by evaluation or changes in practice, regulation and/or technology.
  • Leads or participates in programs and/or projects assigned to the Nursing Education and Professional Practice Department (i.e., Clinical Ladder Program, NYS Department of Health Plan of Correction, CPR Instructor and Basic Education, Affiliating Schools of Nursing, Clinical Systems projects, Graduate Nurse Mentoring, etc.)
  • Assures the collection and maintenance of relevant records for educational activities and other assigned duties.

Position Qualifications

  • Minimum Required:
      • Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing or related field.
      • Three (3) years Nursing Practice experience in a clinical setting.
    • Preferred:
      • Master’s degree in Nursing or related field
      • Previous teaching experience

  • License/Certification
    • Minimum Required:
      • Current New York State Registered Nurse License
      • CPR within 3 months of hire
    • Preferred:
      • Professional nursing certification in Professional Development
      • Professional certification in another nursing area
      • Certificates in other related field (i.e., CPR Instructor, Lean Six Sigma, etc.)

Employee Benefits at United Health Services

When you work at United Health Services, you become part of our family. We’re proud to offer competitive benefits and compensation to our employees who make an impact every day.

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Voluntary benefits, including cancer, pet, and life insurance
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match model
  • Immediate accrual of paid time off
  • Wellness program rewards and insurance discounts
  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP) counseling and concierge services
  • Free, extensive online training through HealthStream
  • Tuition reimbursement and education incentive programs to further your education, particularly in nursing or allied health fields

About United Health Services

United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices, in addition to home care services and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.

United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.


United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.

United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at

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Benefits That Make A Difference

While you’re making a difference in the health and well-being of our patients and communities, United Health Services takes care of you. We are proud to be able to offer our employees and providers a comprehensive benefits package that supports their needs today and for the future with a competitive retirement plan; comprehensive health, dental, vision and health savings and spending accounts; wellness programs that empower our employees to stay healthy and balance work and life goals; group life and disability options; and a generous paid time off (PTO) program. On top of that, we invest in you by offering tuition reimbursement and other programs designed to help you grow your career. The majority of these benefits are available to you for working at least 24 hours per week.

These are just a few of the perks and benefits you can expect when you join the United Health Services team. Be sure to ask your recruiter about all the benefits associated with the position you’re applying for.

Why United Health Services?

We are one of the region’s top employers with an excellent reputation for the care we provide. Our pay, benefits and perks are very competitive. We’re compassionate about patients and respectful of each other. We offer you the stability, size, scope and capabilities of big city health systems, but with the trust and familiarity of more personalized care. We’re engaged with our communities. And, we recognize the importance of work-life balance. Discover the difference you can make, here with us, at United Health Services.

About Our Region

Binghamton, a friendly and close-knit city in Broome County, offers beautiful and affordable homes in downtown, suburban and rural settings, as well as good public and private schools. Nightlife and cultural activities include craft breweries, restaurants and award-winning wineries. First Fridays celebrate local artists and there are frequent music and food festivals. Outdoor activities also abound, from skiing and golf to hiking, biking and more.