The Nursing Professional Development Specialist (NPDS) is a professional nurse who contriutes to the learning and ethical practice development of all nursing employees. Responsibilities of the role include serving as an educator, career coach, mentor, and leader within the organization. The NPDDS assists, facilitates, and guides the development of nursing employees beginning with initial orientation, and continuing throughout the employment of the individual. The NPDS serves as a resource to leadership for the implementation of education programs, evidenced based practice and outcomes evaluatino. The Nursing Professional Development Specialist systematically enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing professional development practice.
The delivery of nursing care within the Kettering Health Network reflects the missions, vicion, values, and philosophies, of the organization and nursing departments.
The Nursing Professional Development Specialist reports to a Nurse Manager or a Nursing Director.