Nursing Professional Development Specialist I-Perioperative

Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC, United States

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Posted Date 2/10/2023
Description

Job Description Summary

The Nursing Professional Development Specialist I reports to the Director of Nursing Excellence and the Manager of Clinical Excellence Education. Under indirect supervision, the Nursing Professional Development Specialist I consults with the Nursing leadership, ICCE, organizational leadership and interprofessional team to lead, develop, implement, and evaluate evidence-based, quality and educational programs and activities that promote professional competency and role performance for nursing, interprofessional and non-licensed clinical staff.

Entity

Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type?

Regular

Cost Center

CC000249 CHS - Administration - Nursing

Pay Rate Type

Salary

Pay Grade

Health-28

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Work Shift

Job Description

Hours per week:  40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift:  Day

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Salaried

Minimum Training and Education:  Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing and a minimum of five years of applied clinical experience as an RN is required. Master’s degree is preferred. Work experience in an education role (clinical education, professional development, academic faculty) is preferred.  Knowledge of Nursing Professional Development, adult learning theory, evidence-based practice and measurement of outcomes is preferred. Must have 5 years of circulating and scrubbing operating room experience. An ability to establish collaborative working relationships with diverse groups and individuals, medical staff, and other health care providers is required. 

Must complete the Association of Nursing Professional Development Transition to Nursing Professional Development Practice Fellowship in the first 6 months of hire. Must complete a Master’s degree in Nursing within 4 years of hire into the role.

Additional Job Description

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Continuous) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outside in temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Frequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Continuous) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Frequent) Ability to perform "pinching" operations. (Frequent) Ability to perform gross motor activities with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform firm grasping with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform fine manipulation with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to reach overhead. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to use lower extremities for balance and coordination. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 50 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36" to overhead 25 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to exert up to 50 lbs. of force. (Frequent) Examples include: To transfer a 100 lb. patient that can not assist in the transfer requires 50 lbs. of force. For every 100 additional pounds, assistance will be required from another healthcare worker. 20 lbs. of force is needed to push a 400 lb. patient in a wheelchair on carpet. 25 lbs. of force is required to push a stretcher with a patient with one hand. Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand or at a distance.

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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Employment Type
Full time
Category
Healthcare & Public Health | Nursing

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