One of NC's largest health systems, recently ranked as the #1 Best Hospital in NC, and the region's only not-for-profit, independent community hospital system, Mission Health is fully committed to helping our community Be Well, Get Well and Stay Well.
Job Summary: The Nursing Professional Development Educator is a Master's prepared professional nurse who must demonstrate knowledge of essential education content; the most effective teaching and learning delivery methods; and the skills to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate learning activities for the adult learner. The Nursing Professional Development Educator is able to collaborate with Mission Health System's clinical staff, managers, directors, and other system leadership to provide educational activities that supports the organization's adoption and implementation of policies and procedures related to clinical practice standards. Additionally, the Nursing Professional Development Educator must demonstrate the ability to apply clinical expertise to improve patient population outcomes, create change, and promote quality through consultation, coaching, and staff education. He/She exhibits the communication and role modeling skills needed to engage staff in learning, practice changes, and professional growth and development. The Nursing Professional Development Educator is also responsible and accountable for ongoing personal professional development. Some responsibilities include on-boarding and unit orientation, in-service education, and staff development.
Required Education: BSN and enrollment in Master's of Science in Nursing within six months of starting role be completed with in four (4) years of enrollment date). Must attain certification in Nursing Professional Development or specialty area within one year of eligibility after accepting role.
Preferred Education: Master's of Science in Nursing
Required License: Registered Nurse with the North Carolina Board of Nursing; Basic Life Support (BLS)
Preferred License: BLS Instructor, ACLS/ACLS Instructor, PALS/PALS Instructor, Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP)/NRP Instructor as necessary for clinical areas served.
Required Experience: Three years current experience in the assigned practice or closely related specialty setting Computer skills in Microsoft Office, electronic medical record, database management, and education record keeping.
Preferred Experience: Five years or more of clinical experience. Two years teaching experience in a classroom or clinical setting, with experience in staff development or adult instruction
Mission Health, based in Asheville, North Carolina, is the state’s sixth-largest health system and the region’s only not-for-profit, independent community hospital system governed and managed exclusively in western North Carolina. Mission Health was recognized as one of the nation’s Top 15 Health Systems from 2012-2015 by Truven Health Analytics, formerly Thomson Reuters, becoming the only health ...system in North Carolina to achieve this recognition. Mission Health, which traces its roots in the region back to 1885, operates six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, post-acute care provider CarePartners, long-term acute care provider Asheville Specialty Hospital and the region’s only dedicated Level II trauma center. Its medical staff consists of more than 1,000 physicians and is certified in more than 50 medical specialties and sub-specialties. Mission Health has seven Centers of Excellence: Cancer, Heart, Mission Children’s Hospital, Neurosciences, Orthopedics, Trauma and Women’s Health. Mission Hospital, located in Asheville, is the system’s flagship hospital and is licensed for 763 beds. It is the regional referral center for tertiary and quaternary care. It also includes Mission Children’s Hospital – the region’s only children’s hospital. Other Mission Health member hospitals include Angel Medical Center in Franklin, Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital in Highlands, McDowell Hospital in Marion and Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. With approximately 10,700 employees and 2,000 volunteers, Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina.