Nurse Professional Development Practitioner FT/40HRS
CHRISTUS St. Vincent
490A West Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505
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Bachelor of Science in nursing preferred. If not yet obtained, the Nursing Professional Development Practitioner must enroll in an accredited Bachelor of Science program in Nursing within six months and provide ongoing verification of newly completed credits on a semester-to-semester basis as a condition of continued employment in the role. In addition, five years experience in an acute care setting will be required of candidates without a completed Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current New Mexico registered nurse license required; however completion of a Bachelor's of Nursing (BSN) with a Master's in Nursing, Education, Business, or another related Master's degree will substitute for the RN license. ANCC certification in Nursing Continuing Education/Staff development preferred. BLS certification required. BLS instructor certification highly recommended, and required within 6 months of hire.
SKILLS: Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of nursing in appropriate specialty serviced, Beginning knowledge of teaching, counseling and evaluation principles and techniques. Basic leadership abilities; high degree of self-confidence; self-motivated; detail-oriented; effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills; ability to prioritize multiple tasks, work independently and as a team member, employ discretion and confidentiality in sensitive areas; read, interpret, and follow instructions; beginning computer, research and data management skills; basic understanding of regulatory body standards, New Mexico Board of Nursing and Continuing Education Board requirements.
EXPERIENCE: Two years teaching experience in nursing and five years experience as an RN in an acute care setting.
SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED: If a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing is not yet obtained, an additional 5 years experience in an acute care setting is required. Teaching experience may be unit based; clinical ladder based, and does not necessarily include a teaching position only.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Manager, Organizational Development
- Bloodborne pathogen C: In and/or near patient care setting 70%: general office or classroom setting 30%
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Intermittent physical effort such as walking, standing, sitting and those activities involved with patient care, occasional pushing, pulling, and lifting. Moving educational equipment and supplies as needed for classes. Flexibility in scheduling required.