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Kalispell Regional Healthcare RN Clinical Educator - Behavioral Health Service Line - Pathways Treatment Center in Kalispell, Montana


At Kalispell Regional Healthcare, our mission is to improve the health, comfort, and life of those we serve. We believe in a better future for healthcare. With more than 4,000 employees, we are the largest private employer in the Flathead Valley. As we continue to grow, we look for people dedicated to service and quality.

The RN Clinical Educator- Behavioral Health Service Line position works in collaboration with assigned leadership personnel to design an all psychiatric care staff development program that facilitates performance competence and the attainment of standards of care consistent with Kalispell Regional Healthcare’s (KRH) mission. Emphasis is on, but not limited to; courses, tools, and resources which address priority learning needs in relation to KRH strategies, goals, policies/procedures, and regulatory expectations. Responsible for coordinating the orientation, ongoing required education of RN’s and Mental Health Specialists (MHS’s).


  1. *Performs ongoing formal needs assessments and collection of other pertinent information to identify priority learning needs and outcomes.

  2. *Plans and develops educational strategies to meet identified needs and desired outcomes.

  3. *Implements courses, tools, and resources to carry out education plans.

  4. *Teaches and trains using principles of learning and effective methodologies.

  5. *Evaluates actual learning outcomes and program effectiveness in relation to desired outcomes.

  6. *Serves as a catalyst for change within organization by facilitating initiation of, adoption of, and adaptation to change.

  7. *Assumes formal and informal consultant role by assisting individuals and groups with input, feedback, solutions, and learning integration.

  8. *Exhibits leadership behaviors by supporting and collaborating with organization and administrative structures and manages resources to achieve departmental and organization goals.

  9. *Exhibits researcher role by designing, creating, and/or applying relevant research to support learning.

  10. *Maintains education program documentation and records and files in accordance with organization policy and regulatory expectations. Educational liaison for all clinical staff.

  11. *Serves as back up on call RN for Nurse Supervisor for nursing coverage as scheduled.


  1. Current Montana RN license required. ANCC Certification in Psychiatric Nursing preferred, or must successfully obtain within one (1) year of hire.

  2. BSN preferred. Master’s degree in nursing education or related field preferred.

  3. Minimum of five (5) years of acute psychiatric care clinical experience preferred. Teaching experience preferred.

  4. Familiarity with practice standards and regulatory requirements.

  5. Demonstrated competency with classroom and computer-based training program development. Must be fluent in Microsoft computer skills/programs and ability to learn other software as needed.

  6. Excellent communication, both verbal and written, required.

  7. Must possess customer service and teamwork skills. Must manage and prioritize multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously and flexibility with ongoing/unexpected change.

Kalispell is a dynamic community located within a thirty-minute drive of Flathead Lake, Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort, Glacier National Park, several National and State forests and parks, and the Bob Marshall Wilderness area. Kalispell is the retail, professional, medical, and governmental center of the Flathead Valley serving approximately 140,000 people in Northwest Montana.

Job Locations US-MT-Kalispell

Requisition ID 2021-11156

Category Behavioral Health/Psychiatric

Pay Period Status 80

Shift Days

Shift Start Hours 8:00 AM

Shift End Hours 5:00 PM

Schedule M-F, mostly, may be asked to work floor shifts, maybe need to do trainings on different shifts, maybe be on call for staffing and nursing leadership

Position Type Full Time (Benefits Eligible)