Penn State Health Nursing Professional Developmental Specialist - Nursing Education Staff in Hershey, Pennsylvania
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Recruiter Contact: Jenna Spangler at firstname.lastname@example.org
Penn State Hershey Medical Center is Central Pennsylvania’s only Academic Medical Center, Level 1 Regional Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, and Tertiary Care Provider. As a three-time Magnet designated hospital, Hershey Medical Center values the hard work and dedication that our nurses exhibit every day. Through our core values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence, our nurses are a team committed to compassionate care for our diverse patient population, our community and each other. As a valued team member, we promote continued professional development, specialty certification, continuing education and career growth.
Located in Hershey, PA, Hershey Medical Center is part of a strong community that is enriched with socially-minded organizations and individuals working to create a wonderful place to live. In the heart of Central Pennsylvania, Hershey is a combination of rural, suburban and city living that is within a short distance to some of the busiest east coast cities including New York, Washington DC and Philadelphia. To learn more, visit pennstatehealth.org.
TheNursing Professional Development Specialist supports the quality of care provided to patients by Department of Nursing staff through optimal orientation programs, ongoing evaluation of competence, and support of lifelong learning. The Nursing Professional Development Specialist promotes relevant professional development opportunities and mentorship for members of the department of nursing at all levels to assist with the achievement of personal and professional goals. The person will support the education needs of Adult Peri-anesthesia stafffor the entire Department of Nursing.
Mastersdegree is required
3 years direct care clinical experience required
Current licensure by Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing required
At least 5 years of hospital-based nursing experience required
AHA Instructor Certification
Certification in Nursing Professional Development
Experience in ambulatory practice
Staff education experience preferred
Knowledge of regulatory accreditation processes preferred
Knowledge of evidence-based care bundles preferred
Peri-anesthesia and/or Adult Critical Care experience preferred
In addition to a rewarding career, we also offer great benefits including but not limited to:
PaidTime Off and Personal Time
Medical Benefits (No waiting period)
Dental and Vision Benefits
Penn State University Tuition Assistance (Full-Time Employees)
Elder Care/Child Care Resources
Company Sponsored 401K
Relocation Bonus for those who qualify
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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