Dignity Health

Education Specialist

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Hours / Pay Period
Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
Standard Hours
Mon-Fri 8am-5pm


Located in the Gilbert, Ariz., suburb of Phoenix, the Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, is a 198-bed, not-for profit hospital with more than 1,300 employees and almost 900 doctors on staff representing all major specialties.  In 2014, Phoenix Children’s Hospital launched a 22-bed pediatric unit inside the hospital.   Mercy Gilbert opened in 2006 and has been a vital part of the growing community. Today it is the fifth largest employer in Gilbert. During the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, Mercy Gilbert provided more than $24 million in community benefit. As a result of Dignity Health’s mission to deliver health care and partner with the community, more than 42,000 people in the East Valley were reached through community health services.  For more information visit: https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/mercygilbert.


Provides supports and consults on quality education based on learning needs to the employees of Dignity Health East Valley Hospitals and Urgent Care Centers. Collaborates with management under the direct supervision of the Manager or Director of Education Administration on all phases of employee development. 


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Requires a minimum of five (5) years clinical practice in area of specialty. 
  • Experience with Windows and word processing applications required.
  • BSN required.
  • AZ RN license or compact state.
  • American Heart BLS required.
  • Other certifications as required by clinical areas.
  • ACLS required for educator if assigned to monitored areas.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Specialty certification and/or 2 years teaching preferred.
  • Experience with spreadsheets, databases, graphics applications preferred.
  • Masters degree, or Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) including two (2) years teaching experience highly preferred.
  • Emergency Department Experience preferred.
  • Current MCH educator - NRP or within 6 months of hire. Current Peds educator - PALS or within 6 months of hire. 


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