Provides clinical and nursing professional development expertise as an educator, leader, consultant, facilitator, change agent, and researcher to support the organization in the provision of quality patient care by helping to ensure the clinical competence of nursing staff and foster the delivery of evidence-based nursing practice. Collaborates with the leadership team and staff regarding patient care and staff orientation, participates in setting standards and maintains knowledge and skills in the areas to which assigned. As a role model of professional behavior, the NPD Practitioner is instrumental in creating a professional nursing climate within the organization to meet the needs of diverse patient care areas.
Education:Graduate of an approved school of nursing.
Masters of Science in Nursing or Masters in Education is required.
3-5 years of current acute care hospital experience is required
Experience in curriculum development and principles of teaching are necessary
Licensed and currently registered in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Current AHA BLS and ACLS Certification , and will require instructor certification within 3 months
May require PALS or CPI to be obtained, based on areas of responsibility