Nursing Professional Development Specialist-Perianesthesia
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Newark, Delaware
Internal Number: JR62700
Nursing Professional Development Specialist - Perianesthesia
As a member of the health care team and Institute of Learning, Leadership and Education department , the Nursing Professional Development Specialist (NPDS) provides oversight of education for staff and inter-professional teams, support for role transition and professional development, and evidence based quality nursing practice. We are seeking an NPDS to work collaboratively as a member of the Christiana Surgi Center, PACU and Endoscopy teams.
-As a member of the iLead team you will have a role where you can make a direct impact on the quality of care within our hospitals.
-Work for a three time-recognized Magnet Status Hospital!
- We offer a robust benefits package. Our healthcare benefits include medical, dental & eye care, starting day one! Enjoy generous paid time off, competitive pay and tuition reimbursement. Additional benefits include, 403b, dependent care assistance, pet insurance, financial coaching, fitness & wellness reimbursements and discounts on multiple services and events.
-Will provide support for the Perianesthesia Departments.
-Promotes clinical inquiry through participation in nursing research, dissemination of research findings, and integration of new evidence into practice.
-Mentors staff in coordination of quality improvement projects that align with organizational goals.
-Facilitates the onboarding of employees to ensure integration to the role on both unit and system-wide levels, focusing on retention and growth.
-Develops, coordinates, and evaluates individualized orientation plans for employees that guide the employee toward achieving and maintaining job competency.
-Develops, coordinates, and evaluates competency programs and identifies deficiencies in staff competency.
-Identifies and validates developmental/educational priorities through data-driven analysis of learning needs.
-Utilizes adult learning principles and instructional design standards to develop and implement quality curriculum, focused on achievement of excellent outcomes.
-Utilizes valid and reliable methods to measure performance outcomes and quality indicators to revise educational content and delivery methods as evidenced by achieved optimal outcomes.
-Collaborates with inter-professional teams, leaders, stakeholders, and others to facilitate excellence and positive outcomes.
-Partners with Professional Governance/Decision Making Councils on the practice and system wide level to effect change and generate positive outcomes.
-Assists others in professional role development, role transitions, and succession planning through support of mentorship programs.
-This position could potentially serve as a fellowship coordinator.
Education and Experience Requirements:
- Five years' experience in related area required. Experience with endoscopy procedures is a plus.
-BSN Required, MS/MSN required or must be currently enrolled in program to be completed within 3 years.
-Related Specialty Certification required.
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.