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Clinical Nurse Preceptors

Teach. Inspire. Earn.

Learn how to become a Clinical Nurse Preceptor at Valley Health.

Are you called to teach? Valley Health is teaming up with Shenandoah University (SU) and Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association (VHHA) with a new opportunity for current and retired nurses to help train student nurses.

Your expertise is needed to help shape the future of caregivers by training the next generation of nurses.

Apply now

As a clinical preceptor, you will have the opportunity to work closely with nursing students and new graduates, sharing your expertise and knowledge to help them develop the skills they need to succeed in their careers. You will be a vital part of their clinical education, providing guidance and support as they navigate the nursing profession.

How it works:

  • Apply for a clinical preceptor position by click here.
  • Attend orientation and begin your training with SU-developed training modules.
  • Match up with a student nurse and choose from flexible scheduling options that work for you and the student.
  • Assist the student nurse in completing their Capstone Assignment, 120 hours (about five days) over eight weeks, caretaking for 2-3 patients in adult acute care environments. Please note the focus is on medical and surgical telemetry and Emergency Department (ED) units.
  • You will be compensated with competitive pay rates as a per diem Valley Health employee.

With your help, we can enhance the training of aspiring nurses by utilizing your expertise -- and ensure quality care for our future patients by training our future caregivers.

Apply now to share your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of nurses.

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This project was funded in part by GO Virginia, a state-funded initiative administered by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) that strengthens and diversifies Virginia's economy and fosters the creation of higher wage jobs in strategic industries.

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