The Nursing Professional Development Educator I, in collaboration with nursing educators, managers, directors, clinical specialists, nursing staff, quality improvement personnel and other experts, develops, implements and evaluates a comprehensive plan for meeting the educational needs of the unit nursing staff in order to enhance, promote and maintain high standards in staff professional growth and quality patient care. The education plan includes orientation of new staff, in-service and staff development activities and continuing education programming. The Nursing Professional Development Educator I assures that implementation of the plan maintains compliance with education related requirements of the Joint Commission Accreditation of Hospitals and other regulatory agencies. The educator assures that staff can demonstrate appropriate job performance skills, including direct patient care, patient education and clinical competencies. Acting as a role model, the educator exemplifies expert care. The Nursing Professional Development Educator I participates in the service wide staff development and continuing education activities of the Nursing Education department. (KF)
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
BSN (or substantial current work toward the degree) required.
Two years as a registered nurse in an acute care hospital.
Staff development, education, pediatric oncology and/or leadership experience preferred.
Recent St. Jude experience preferred.
Must possess a current Tennessee State Board of Nursing license, if primary residence is Tennessee, or a Nurse Licensure non-Compact state.
Must possess a current State Board of Nursing license in the state of primary residence, if the state is a Nurse Licensure Compact state.
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