Kettering Health Network

RN Professional Development Specialist - Center For Nursing Excellence - Kettering Health Network

2 months ago
Requisition ID
2017-7589
Job Category
Nursing
Job Type
Full-Time
Shift
First Shift
# of Openings
2
Shift Time
Days

Overview

Kettering Health Network is a not-for-profit network of eight hospitals, and over 120 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. Patients have access to high quality maternity care, state-of-the-art cancer fighting technology, Ohio’s leading heart hospital, as well as revolutionary brain and spine surgery. With nearly 12,000 employees and 2,100 physicians, Kettering Health Network is committed to transforming the healthcare experience with world class health services for every stage of life.

Responsibilities & Requirements

Job Summary:

  • The Nursing Professional Development Specialist (NPDS) is a professional nurse who contributes 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 NPDS 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 evaluation.
  • 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, vision, values and philosophies, of the organization and nursing departments.
  • The Nursing Professional Development Specialist reports to a Nurse Manager or a Nursing Director.


Educational Requirements:

  • Licensed in the state of Ohio as a Registered Nurse
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (NLN or CCNE)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing required
  • Nursing related Master’s degree required (must be initiated within one year post hire and completed within 4 years)
  • Certification in specialty area required
  • BLS required
  • Minimum of five years clinical experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred:

  • Strong intrapersonal skills
  • Proficient in utilizing computer software
  • Experience with an electronic learning management system preferred

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