Nursing Professional Dev Specialist - Cath Lab, IR, Procedural Nursing

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The Nursing Professional Development Specialist (NPDS) is a registered nurse who influences professional role competence and professional growth of learnings in a variety of settings. The NPDS supports lifelong learners in an interprofessional environment that facilitates continuous development and learning for the healthcare team. This person is responsible for utilizing the Standards of NPD Practice and Professional Performance to provide the framework that delineates the expected level of professional performance as NPDS. This person uses and develops the tools, theories, skills, and knowledge of the speciality to improve the healthcare practice of learners and advance the practice of the NPD specialty. Additionally, the NPDS has expertise in multiple practice roles including; learning facilitator, change agent, mentor, leader, champion for scientific inquiry, advocate for NPD specialty, and partner for practice transitions, 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.

Minimum Requirements:
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited university.
OR Masters in Nursing and equivalent coursework in curriculum development, adult learning theory, learning needs assessment, and learning outcome measurement from an accredited college or university.

Experience Required:
Minimum: Four (4) years of progressively responsible nursing experience, including one year as a Nurse Educator or equivalent elsewhere.

Highly Preferred Experience in these Nursing specialties: Cath Angio Lab, Interventional Radiology, Periop, or PeriAnesthesia, Endoscopy, or similar procedural settings, including one year as a Nurse Educator, NPDS or equivalent.

Required License/Certification:

CA Registered Nurse (RN)

BLS (Basic Life Support) - Valid BLS certificate for health care providers that meets the requirements of and is recognized by the American Health Association

ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) - Valid ACLS certificate for health care providers that meets the requirements of and is recognized by the American Health Association

Preferred:
Board Certification in Nursing Professional Development Specialist

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.