Nursing Professional Development Specialist - Critical Care

Subspecialty: Critical Care Unit

Posted: 11/1/2018

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health - Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nationís exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, itís accepting a calling!

Location: Round Rock, TX

Description: Nursing Professional Development Specialist - Critical Care
The NPD-Specialist develops tools, theories, skills and knowledge to advance the practice of the NPD specialty.

Development Practice. The essential duties of the NPD-S include the following:
-Uses a systematic approach, analyzes issues, forecast trends and supporting data to determine the learning needs of individuals, service lines, and organizations. Using data gathered; validates, prioritizes and documents evidence of professional practice gaps and outcomes in a manner that facilitates the educational planning process.
-Uses relevant evidence, theory, research, innovative processes and practical experience to design, implement and evaluate high quality, culturally sensitive, and frequently complex educational activities, programs, or projects for staff at all stages of their career development based on identified knowledge and practice gaps. Analyzes cost and anticipated return on investment for learning activities, programs or projects.
-Engages stakeholders and resources in the planning and implementation of lifelong learning activities for individuals and/or groups of learners. Measures program outcomes in terms of learning change, impact and professional role competency and revises future outcomes based on trends, evidence, and changes in stakeholder expectations.
-Evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practices in collaboration with others to ensure that nursing and the organization's goals and mission are in alignment. Develops and applies appropriate measurement tools in quality improvement activities.
-Participates in and assists others in professional role development, practice role transitions, and succession planning. Collaborates with Community Education programs to facilitate, coordinate and maintain effective allied health and nursing education programs. Systematically enhances the quality and effectiveness of profesprofessional development practice and role transitions. Applies the educational process by selecting education content, materials, and techniques that can appeal to a diverse target audience in a positive learning environment.
-Serves as an influential leader in inter-professional learning, professional growth, and practice change throughout the organization.
-Acts as a champion of scientific inquiry, generating new knowledge and integrating best available evidence into practice. Conducts, encourages, facilitates and/or participates in research, EBP, and QI
-Integrates ethics by analyzing several factors

Position type: Full-time

Qualifications: Masterís degree required
3+ years of related work experience required
Registered Nurse (RN) license in Texas required

Job reference: 18016600

Benefits: Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
Tuition Reimbursement
PTO accrual beginning Day 1

How to Apply: https://bswhealth.taleo.net/careersection/exm/jobdetail.ftl?job=18016600&lang=en&src=JB-10080

Contact Email: LindsayNicole.Wiederhold@BSWHealth.org

Website:https://bswhealth.taleo.net/careersection/exm/jobdetail.ftl?job=18016600&lang=en&src=JB-10080


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