RN- Educator Inpatient Behavioral Health

Job Details

Job Number:
82372

Location:
Puyallup, WA

Entity:
MultiCare Health System

Category:
Nursing - Clinical Education

Department:
Nursing Ed and Prof Practice

Specialty:
Other Professional RN/LPN

Employment Type:
Full-Time Regular

Shift:
Day

Schedule:
Full-time, exempt

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Position Summary:
The Nursing Professional Development Specialist – SWAT is an Educator who will have primary responsibility in Behavioral Health for developing and implementing tools, theories, skills and knowledge of nursing professional development to improve the evidence-based practice of nursing staff throughout MultiCare Health System. The incumbent will practice in the position of NPD Specialist by assuming the following role(s) as needed to demonstrate competent practice as outlined by the Association of Nursing Professional Development: learning facilitator, change agent, mentor, leader, champion for scientific inquiry, advocate for NPD specialty and partner for practice transitions.
This position operates independently under limited supervision by the Executive Director and/or assigned manager. Work situations are varied with an emphasis on Assessment of Practice Gaps/Root Cause Analysis, Identification of Learning Needs, Outcomes Identification, Planning, Implementation, Coordination, Facilitation of Positive Learning and Practice Environments, Consultation, Evaluation, Ethics, Education, Evidence-based Practice (EBP) and Research, Quality of Nursing Professional Development Practice, Change Management, Leadership, Collaboration, Professional Practice Evaluation, Resource Utilization, Mentorship/Advancing the Profession, Customer Relations, Standardization, Communication, Organization, Prioritization, Flexibility and Creativity as it relates to Onboarding/Orientation, Competency Management, Continuing Education, Role Development, Collaborative Partnerships and Evidence-Based Practice, Research and Quality. This position will collaborate significantly with Program Managers within the Center for Clinical Education & Professional Practice Development, as well as, Clinical Operational Managers and Directors and Unit-Based NPD S/G.

Minimum Requirements:
– 4 years of acute care nursing practice
– Previous experience as unit educator, system educator, deployed educator, NPD Specialist/Generalist preferred

Education/Licenses/Certifications:
– Master Degree in Nursing required
– Master Degree in Nursing Education preferred
– Bachelor Degree in Nursing required
– ANCC NPD specialty certification preferred; if not in possession at time of hire, must acquire within 2 years of hire

Washington state RN license required.
Supporting the Behavioral Health departments system wide located in Puyallup, WA.

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