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Nursing Professional Development Specialist - Perioperative Services

Requisition #: 511383
Location: Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Category: Nursing
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: June 13, 2022

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Nursing Professional Development Specialist for Perioperative Services

Responsible for the development and implementation of clinical education, patient safety, and assessment activities at the unit level, or within the Department of Clinical Education. Is involved in all aspects of staff development, including orientation and continuing education. Serves as a resource to staff and nursing leadership in regard to patient care standards for area of clinical specialty. Acts as a liaison to assist front line clinician content specialists in the design and implementation of educational curricula, patient safety, and assessment activities.

1. Plans, develops, implements and evaluates both formal and informal educational and professional development activities based on education needs of staff, including orientation, ongoing continuing education, and competencies.
2. Facilitates a safe learning environment through effective use of adult learning principles and communication skills.
3. Maintains accurate records of required competencies and education.
4. Supports a culture of error prevention, continuous regulatory readiness, quality improvement, and evidence based practice.
5. Applies evidence based practices to orientation and ongoing education, utilizing educational principles which have demonstrated effectiveness.
6. Ensures educational materials are current, relevant and focus on best practices in the related fields. Maintains proficiency in existing and emerging educational and/or simulation technologies, including basic theory, design implementation, and assessment of healthcare training.
7. Participates in healthcare education and/or technology training to maintain proficiency in related areas of Clinical Education or Healthcare Simulation.


• Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) required. Masters of Science Nursing (MSN) or related field preferred
• Current State of Florida RN license required.
• 5 years' experience in pediatric or neonatal nursing required.
• Experience in nursing education preferred.
• Specialty nursing certification or Epic Credentialed Trainer required. Note: Epic Credentialed Trainer may be required based on the needs of the unit/department.
• Simulation Instructor training required within one year of hire.
• Formal training in educational theory, instructional design, or teaching strategies preferred.
• Previous clinical, research, patient safety, and/or teaching experience preferred.
• Experience in designing and implementing educational programs preferred.


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