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Nursing Professional Development Specialist (NPD) (MSN) Full Time Rotating Shifts

Company: Sentara Healthcare
Location: Suffolk
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

The Nursing Professional Development (NPD) Specialist promotes professional development application of nursing clinical expertise in specified patient populations. Serves as an expert clinician, consistently serving as a clinical resource to staff. Recognized as a mentor; works to develop staff from beginner to expert status. Critically analyzes care delivered in identified service area against evidence based practice standards and seeks ways to improve outcomes. Accountable for defined aspects of staff development, continuing education and professional development of nursing staff. Leads, facilitates, and/or participates in interprofessional quality initiatives, implementing evidence based nursing practices, shared decision making, and other educational plans and activities.Sentara Healthcare
is currently recruiting for a Full-Time rotating shift

Nursing Professional Development/Education Specialist (MSN)

for the Nursing/In-Service Education department at Sentara Obici Hospital in Suffolk, VA.

**Generous Sign-on Bonus for qualifying candidates**

Job Requirements:

  • Required: Doctorate Level Degree OR Master's Level Degree
  • Required: Nursing - 3 years
  • Required: Basic Life Support, Registered Nurse
  • Master's Level Degree in Nursing or other applicable field required. Doctoral Degree Preferred.
  • Must be certified at the time of hire in the specialty area of the department assigned or CNL or NPD Specialist Certification. Advanced Cardiac Life Support is required for Intermediate Care and Critical care units.
  • Nursing Professional Development certification must be obtained within 3 years of hire and must be maintained thereafter.
    The Nursing Professional Development (NPD) Specialist promotes professional development application of nursing clinical expertise in specified patient populations. Serves as an expert clinician, consistently serving as a clinical resource to staff. Recognized as a mentor; works to develop staff from beginner to expert status. Critically analyzes care delivered in identified service areas against evidence-based practice standards and seeks ways to improve outcomes. Accountable for defined aspects of staff development, continuing education, and professional development of nursing staff. Leads facilitate, and/or participate in interprofessional quality initiatives, implementing evidence-based nursing practices, shared decision making, and other educational plans and activities.

    Sentara Obici Hospital is a state-of-the-art facility located in Suffolk, Virginia. This 172-bed, full-service hospital continues a legacy of providing residents of Western Tidewater with high-quality, patient-centered care. In June 2010, Sentara Obici opened a new three-story, 63,480 square-foot wing, which includes all private beds serving orthopedic, medical, and surgical patients and increased the hospital's bed capacity.

    Market: Sentara is a Virginia and Southeast North Carolina-based large healthcare provider that has been in business for over 131 years. More than 500 sites of care, including 12 acute care hospitals with a continued employment philosophy!
    Award-winning: Sentara has eleven Acute Care Facilities across the state of Virginia and one in Northeastern North Carolina; the people of the communities that we serve have nominated Sentara "Employer of Choice" for over 10 years. U.S. News and Report recognize Sentara as having the Best Hospitals for 15+ years.
    Benefits: Sentara offers an attractive array of full-time benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Sick, Tuition Reimbursement, a 401k/403B, Performance Plus Bonus, Career Advancement Opportunities, Work Perks, and more. Relocation assistance is available for qualified candidates!
    Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth. Sentara recognizes our employees by offering:

    • Competitive pay plans
    • Comprehensive health care plans
    • Generous paid annual leave
    • 401a/401k/403b plan
    • Long and short term disability
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Flex spending and life insurance
    • You can expect employee recognition, performance rewards, plus countless services and programs to enhance work/life balance.

      Be a part of an excellent healthcare organization that cares about our People, Quality, Patient Safety, Service, and Integrity. Join a team that has a mission to improve health every day, join the Sentara Team!
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        • Doctorate Level Degree
        • Master's Level Degree
          • Nursing 3 years
            • Leadership
            • Communication
            • Active Listening
            • Writing
            • Speaking
            • Service Orientation

Keywords: Sentara Healthcare, Suffolk , Nursing Professional Development Specialist (NPD) (MSN) Full Time Rotating Shifts, Healthcare , Suffolk, Virginia

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