Nursing Professional Development Specialist (NPD)

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 15, 2020
Closes
Nov 06, 2020
Ref
139771BR
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
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.

Qualifications

Education Level
RN-Master's Level Degree

Experience
Required: Nursing - 3 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

License
Required: Basic Life Support, Registered Nurse

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Skills
Required:

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Other
Doctoral Degree Preferred. Must be certified at time of hire in specialty area of department assigned or CNL or NPD Specialist Certification. Advanced Cardiac Life Support 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.

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