Role Summary: The Nursing Professional Development Educator is a Master's prepared professional nurse who must demonstrate knowledge of essential education content; the most effective teaching and learning delivery methods; and the skills to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate learning activities for the adult learner. The Nursing Professional Development Educator is able to collaborate with Mission Health System's clinical staff, managers, directors, and other system leadership to provide educational activities that supports the organization's adoption and implementation of policies and procedures related to clinical practice standards. Additionally, the Nursing Professional Development Educator must demonstrate the ability to apply clinical expertise to improve patient population outcomes, create change, and promote quality through consultation, coaching, and staff education. He/She exhibits the communication and role modeling skills needed to engage staff in learning, practice changes, and professional growth and development. The Nursing Professional Development Educator is also responsible and accountable for ongoing personal professional development. Some responsibilities include on-boarding and unit orientation, in-service education, and staff development.
Required Education: Masters of Science in Nursing OR enroll in a MSN within 6 months AND obtain a MSN within 3 years of hire date into position.
Preferred Education: PHD/DNP in Nursing or Related FieldRequired License/
Certifications: Must have and maintain current licensure as registered nurse with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. eNLC (Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact) license may apply, licensee should confirm with NCBON.
Certification: National Nursing Certification in area of specialty. Must obtain certification in Nursing Professional Development or specialty area within one year of eligibility after accepting role.Certificate: BLS Healthcare ProviderPreferred License/
Certifications: Certificate: BLS Instructor, ACLS/ACLS Instructor, PALS/PALS Instructor, Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP)/NRP Instructor as necessary for clinical areas served.
Required Experience: Three years current experience in the assigned practice or closely related specialty setting Computer skills in Microsoft Office, electronic medical record, database management, and education record keeping.
Preferred Experience: Five years or more of clinical experience. Two years teaching experience in a classroom or clinical setting, with experience in staff development or adult instruction; computer skills in word processing and presentation software required; Skill in managing databases for education recordkeeping is necessary. Proven ability to work autonomously and in collaboration with other health care.