• Director, Nursing Professional Development

    Job ID 2018-28805
    Area of Interest
    Management/Administration
    Location Name
    Hospital Main Campus
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Regular
    Department
    Nsg Practice, Prof Dev & Innov
    Shift
    Day Shift
  • Overview

    Responsible for planning, development, and implementation of nursing education programs across Seattle Children’s. Responsible for standardizing educational strategies and programs, improving education program efficiency and effectiveness, and improving staff satisfaction with professional development opportunities. Work collaboratively with other organizational leaders and groups to integrate nursing education throughout the organization. Collect, assess, maintain, and present educational performance data. Responsible for schools of nursing clinical placements, faculty, and students including graduate programs. Direct, manage, and evaluate services provided by Outreach Education in a manner that meets safety initiatives, continuous quality improvement, supporting the mission of Seattle Children’s Hospital, processes, and financial requirements, and provides service excellence to internal and external customers. Coach, mentor, and provide leadership to Outreach Education staff. Provide leadership to develop strategic initiatives and implement systems and processes including informational systems, operating budgets, visibility systems, and personnel management that support the organization and respond to trends and changes in the healthcare environment, and customer service. Collaborate with department leaders to assure standard work where appropriate and engage in effective partnering with organization leaders to support their education needs. Develop and sustain interdisciplinary relationships, committees and manage special projects that contribute to program development.

    Requirements

    Required Education/Experience:
    - Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
    - Master's degree in Nursing; may be substituted with a Master’s in Business Administration, Public Health, Healthcare Administration, or related field provided the candidate also possesses a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (Candidates currently enrolled in a Master’s program will be considered. Individual must complete program within three years in position and maintain solid performance).
    - Minimum five (5) years of leadership experience in a health care setting.

    Required Credentials:
    - Current Washington State RN license.
    - Must obtain national certification in a clinical specialty area or leadership within three years.
    - Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers. Current PEARS or PALS certification will be accepted in lieu of BLS.
    - A copy of graduate degree in Nursing or transcripts indicating attainment of Master's degree in nursing is to be on record with Human Resources upon hire. If Master's degree is in Business Administration, Public Health, Healthcare Administration, or related field, a copy of the degrees or transcripts indicating attainment of a Master's degree and Bachelor's in Nursing degree is to be on record with Human Resources upon hire. If Master's degree is in process, a copy of the Bachelor's degree in Nursing or transcripts indicating attainment of a Bachelor's degree in Nursing and a notation of expected Master's completion date is to be on file with Human Resources upon hire.

    Preferred:
    - Previous teaching/education experience.
    - Experience in quality improvement initiatives, activities, and processes.

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