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RN Professional Development Specialist - Medical-Surgical

Requisition #: 517564
Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC 20016
Category: Nursing
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: April 22, 2022

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Professional Development Specialist (Educator) provides professional development and education to assist staff in preparing for contemporary practice and support in acquiring the evidence-based knowledge and skills needed to competently care for med/surg and musculoskeletal patients. She/he facilitates bridging the gap between research and evidence-based practice ensuring quality and safe patient care both directly and indirectly. She/he participates in the assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating activities associated with comprehensive unit-based and hospital-wide nursing educational needs.


  1. Licensure as a Registered Nurse (R.N.) in the District of Columbia.
  2. Master’s degree in nursing or related discipline preferred or must be matriculated into a master’s program within 9 months of employment.
  3. Board-Certification within specialty preferred or acquired within 9 months of employment.
  4. Minimum of 5 years of experience as a R.N. in unit specialty.
  5. Current CPR Certification required.
  6. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  7. Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to demonstrate a caring demeanor toward others.
  8. Demonstrated ability to work professionally and collaboratively with others.
  9. Proficient computer skills related to traditional business management functions including Microsoft Office Programs.

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