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Coordinator – Global Nursing Education

Memphis, TN


The Department of Global Pediatric Medicine (GPM) is a new and growing department looking for professionals who are eager to help implement the mission of taking St. Jude to the world by training the clinical workforce, developing and strengthening health systems and patient-centered initiatives, and advancing knowledge to sustain continuous improvement through research.


Working under the direction of the Global Nursing Project Coordinator, the Global Nursing Education Coordinator will advance nursing education to enhance quality outcomes for children and adolescents with cancer in countries across the world.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Working collaboratively with an interdisciplinary global health team to achieve St. Jude’s global mission to improve pediatric cancer outcomes through capacity building, education, and research, focusing on nursing education development.
  • Developing and monitoring global Nursing Education Centers of Excellence and global nursing education networks.
  • Developing, implementing, and evaluating culturally sensitive nursing education curricula.
  • Implementing, developing, evaluating, and monitoring pediatric oncology nurse educator roles and programs at St. Jude Global sites.
  • Creating culturally adapted policies and guidelines according to best practices in pediatric oncology nursing care.
  • Coordinating online and in-person education, utilizing innovative educational methods and technologies.
  • Coordinating local, national, and international nursing conferences, workshops and activities.\
  • Working collaboratively with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Department of Nursing Education.
  • Collaborating with universities and organizations to promote quality education standards.
  • Fostering the professional development of pediatric oncology nurse educators, leaders, and frontline nurses at St. Jude Global sites.
  • Working collaboratively to disseminate work through professional presentations and publications.

All candidates must submit a cover letter to be considered for the position.

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Education, Instructional Design, Public Health, or related field is required.
  • Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Plan to attain certification in nursing education within two years of hire.

Minimum Experience

  • Five (5) years of experience in nursing, nursing education, and/or research required

Preferred Experience

  • Experience designing, implementing and evaluating education programs strongly preferred.
  • Experience with online educational platforms preferred.
  • Pediatric hematology/oncology nursing experience strongly preferred.
  • Fluency in second language strongly preferred.
  • Experience working in culturally diverse settings and countries preferred.
  • Understanding/knowledge of and sensitivity to other cultures.
  • Strong teaching skills and administrative experience in health care.
  • Analytical ability to create and analyze statistical data and various reports.
  • Knowledge of current practices and educational standards for clinical staff in the U.S. and internationally.
  • International travel and attendance of off-hour meetings required.

Other Credentials

  • (LC: RN TN) Must possess a current Tennessee State Board of Nursing license if primary residence is Tennessee or a Nurse Licensure non-Compact state
  • (LC: RN ARK or RN MISS) Must possess a current State Board of Nursing license in the state of primary residence if the state is a Nurse Licensure Compact state

International Applicants

  • Graduation from an accredited nursing program equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. educational institution is required.

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