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Nursing Professional Development Specialist - Perioperative

Company: CommonSpirit Health
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

**Nursing Professional Development Specialist - Perioperative**Virginia Mason Medical CenterSeattle, Washington**Requisition ID** 221113 **Employment Type** Full Time **Department** Clinical Practice and Professional Development **Hours/Pay Period** 80 **Shift** Day **Weekly Schedule** Days **Remote** No **Category** Education and Training**Overview**Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award winning health systems in Washington state - CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region.**Responsibilities**Virginia Mason Medical Center has an opportunity for a Nursing Professional Development Specialist I. The Nursing Professional Development Specialist will act as a facilitator of learning, change agent, mentor, leader, champion for scientific inquiry, and a partner for practice transition. Will use tools, theories, skills and knowledge of the Nursing Professional Development specialty to improve the healthcare practice of learners. Supports licensed and non-licensed healthcare personnel in onboarding, orientation, ongoing competency, and role development. Facilitates collaborative partnership and promotes evidence-based practice and quality improvement initiatives. Carries out all responsibilities in alignment with the current Nursing Professional Development Scope and Standards of Practice.Responsibilities include: -Onboarding and Orientation -Education/Competency Management -Professional Role Development -Collaborative Partnerships -Research/Evidence-based Practice/Quality ImprovementWith numerous awards and distinctions, including our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason has transformed health care through our innovations in patient safety and our ability to provide patients in our community with easier access to our high-quality care. Consisting of a 336-bed hospital in Seattle, WA, and an extensive network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout the Puget Sound region, joining Virginia Mason is an exceptional opportunity to partner with nationally recognized physicians and peers, and an organization recognized as the benchmark for health care.**Qualifications**+ WA state RN license.+ BSN or equivalent degree.+ A minimum of three years of nursing experience.+ Certification in Nursing Professional Development is required within two years of hire.+ Must possess excellent communication, teaching, group facilitation and presentation skills, demonstrate, and teach new technology, equipment, patient care and standards of care. This position requires an individual who will promote high standards of care and model/mentor new as well as experienced staff.+ Must obtain VMPS Certification within 15months of hire.Preferred:+ Prior experience as an educator and relevant clinical experience.+ Certification in nursing clinical specialty area is preferred.+ The incumbent must have knowledge of the Virginia Mason Production System and Lean principles or obtain such knowledge within one year ofhire.Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing.There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.**Equal Opportunity**CommonSpirit Health--- is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed toa diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protectedby law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,please click here. (https://tbcdn.talentbrew.com/company/35300/img/v1\_0/EEOLawPoster.pdf)CommonSpirit Health--- will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).CommonSpirit Health--- participates in E-Verify.

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