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Nurse Educator, Simulation Lab

Job ID 86010 Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
Regular/Temporary: Regular

 Baystate Health (BH) is one of New England’s leading and largest integrated health care organizations, serving a population of nearly one million people throughout western New England. With roots dating back to the founding of Springfield City Hospital in 1873, Baystate Health has been providing high-quality and compassionate health care in western Massachusetts for more than 145 years. With more than 12,000 employees, a medical staff of nearly 3,100 physicians, and a net patient service revenue of more than $2.5 billion, the ever-growing health system includes five Massachusetts hospitals and the Baystate Mary Lane Outpatient Center in Ware:

  • Baystate Medical Center in Springfield
  • Baystate Children’s Hospital (located at Baystate Medical Center)
  • Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield
  • Baystate Wing Hospital in Palmer
  • Baystate Noble Hospital in Westfield

What You Will Do:

  • Utilizes innovative and flexible solutions
  • Evidence-based practice and effective operations
  • Responsible for establishing an environment that transforms professional growth, role competence and proficiency in their specialty
  • Facilitates the achievement of professional/clinical outcomes with all assigned staff and or patient populations
  • Develops, innovation learning approaches for coordination, facilitation, conduction, and evaluation of orientation, competency and inservice programs
  • Identifies through needs assessment, continuing education opportunities that augment knowledge, skills, and attitudes of all nursing staff
  • Creates and implements continuing education based on needs assessment
  • Guides and mentors staff in career/professional development, role transition and succession planning
  • Conducts, encourages, disseminates, and/or participates in evidence based practice, research and scholarship, including oral or poster presentations and publications
  • Supports staff nurse evidence-based projects in concert with the Unit Manager, Nursing Research Director and Nursing Resident Manager

What You Will Need:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing required
  • RN License in the state of MA required
  • Five years of experience in the specialty/designated patient population required
  • Leadership capabilities and skills essential
  • Adult learner knowledge and expertise
  • Prior project management, teaching, publication, reseach and professional presentations experience preferred
  • Prior experience in a teaching hospital preferred


  • Demonstrated ability to lead, transform and direct staff
  • Demonstrates expert knowledge and skill in clinical specialty
  • Expertise in practice that is patient-focused, family-centered care
  • Inspires, transforms and achieves outcomes in staff learning through formal/informal teaching methods
  •   (including simulation)
  • Demonstrates quality in clinical performance as evidenced by creativity in problem solving, risk taking and
  •  indisciplinary communications
  • Expertise in building high functioning teams and processes that lead to teamwork.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff in assistive roles, professional nurses, physicians, trainees and
  •  colleagues in all areas of the hospital.
  • Ability to achieve outcomes in collaboration with all members of the leadership team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexibility in work schedule
  • Computer literate
  • Membership in a professional organization

What You Need To Know:

  • Department: Simulation Lab, Baystate Medical Center
  • Hours: Per Diem (up to 20 hours per week, but may vary)
  • Shift: Day time hours (8AM-4PM

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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