Location: Gulf Coast Medical Center
Department: Clinical Education
13681 Doctor's Way
Shift: Shift 1
7:00:00 AM to 4:30:00 PM
Fort Myers, FL 33912
Work Type: Full Time
The Nursing Professional Development Specialist is responsible for facilitating the development of clinical excellence in assigned areas through active participation in system, campus/, and unit based orientation, training, on-going staff development, and competency validation. Designs, organizes, implements, and evaluates learning programs that facilitate the professional growth, skill development, initial/ and ongoing competence, and attainment of standards of care for direct care providers for assigned units. Learning programs will be developed, implemented, and evaluated using nursing theory, nursing clinical expertise, standards of practice, and the principles of pedagogy and andragogy theory. Actively participates and collaborates in multi-disciplinary unit, campus, and system wide performance improvement teams to enhance safety, patient and staff satisfaction, staff clinical competence, and standards of care.
|Degree/Diploma Obtained||Program of Study||Required/|
|Minimum Years Required||Area of Experience||Required/|
|5 Years||Clinical Nursing||Required|
At least five years bedside clinical experience in an acute care setting. Formal or informal teaching experience in acute care setting preferred.
State of Florida Licensure Requirements
|Registered Nurse License||Required|
|BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)||Required||and|
|ACLS (American Heart Association / Advanced Cardiac Life Support)||Preferred|
AHA Basic Life Support current card for at least 90 days after hire date. ACLS// TNCC// ENPC or other as mandated by VP/Director// and completed by timeline given. Professional certification in a designated specialty is preferred// or Professional Nursing Development.
Demonstrates a commitment to life-long learning. Membership in professional/academic organizations is preferred. Basic computer skills; MS Windows, MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel.