Nursing Professional Development Practitioner - Surgical R5/FB8

Job ID 2023-51175
Area of Interest
Nursing & Related-Non Contract
Location Name
Hospital Main Campus
FTE/Hours per pay period
1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
Nsg Practice, Prof Dev & Innov
Day/Evening Shift
Primary Location : City
Primary Location : State/Province
Hot Job


This position is supporting nurse professional development for the Surgical Floor. Surgical R5/FB8 supports post operative patients, otho/endo and seizures.


Adheres to the nursing professional development (NPD) core competencies as defined by the Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD) scopes and standards of practice. Supports the transition of nurses and other team members across practice environments and professional stages through onboarding and orientation, competency management, and role development. Uses the educational design process to address knowledge, skill, and practice gaps at the individual and team levels. Evaluates clinical and professional performance and provides coaching in collaboration with unit or department leaders. Provides leadership through continuous process improvement and supports program development, organizational mission, vision, values, and strategic goals. Collaborates to support nursing quality, patient safety, and health equity within defined patient populations.


Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from accredited School of Nursing.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of clinical nursing experience in related specialty.
  • Experience with education, professional development or teaching in a clinical learning environment.

Required Credentials:

  • Current Washington State RN License.
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS); Pediatric Emergency, Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization (PEARS), or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will be accepted in lieu of BLS.
  • PEARS or PALS certification required within 3 months.
  • PEARS or PALS Instructor Certification obtained within 12 months.
  • National certification in a clinical specialty area must be obtained within 3 years.
  • As per the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), for RN's performing moderately complex point-of-care testing, a copy of a diploma or transcript of the highest level of academic achievement is to be on record with Human Resources upon hire.
  • For personnel trained outside of the U.S., records of diploma/transcript must provide documented equivalency evaluation by a foreign credentialing agency.


  • Master’s Degree in Nursing or related field.
  • Leadership experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in clinical education program development.
  • Demonstrated experience with continuous quality improvement processes.
  • National certification in Nursing Professional Development (NPD-BC).

Min to Max Hourly Salary

$53.80 - $80.70 /hr

Min to Max Annual Salary

$111,903.00 - $167,855.00 /yr

Salary Information

This compensation range was calculated based on full-time employment (2080 hours worked per calendar year). Offers are determined by multiple factors including equity, skills, experience, and expertise, and may vary within the range provided.

The union pay ranges can be found on the Seattle Children’s website here: WSNA - UFCW

Seattle Children’s offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.

Disclaimer for Out of State Applicants

This compensation range is specific to Seattle, positions located outside of Seattle may be compensated differently depending on various factors.

Benefits Information

Seattle Children’s offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 403(b), life insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more. Click here for more information.

About Us

Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE


Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.


In 2022, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation’s best children’s hospitals – for the 30th year in a row. For more than a decade, Seattle Children’s has been nationally ranked in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. We are honored to be the top-ranked pediatric hospital in Washington and the Pacific Northwest.


As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America’s best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

The people who work at Seattle Children's are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

Seattle Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed