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Virginia Mason Medical RN Professional Dev Specialist, PCU Telemetry in Seattle, Washington

JOB DESCRIPTION Job Number: 210008 Department: Clinical Practice and Professional Development Hours: 40Virginia Mason Medical Center has an opportunity for a Nursing Professional Development Specialist I. The Nursing Professional Development Specialist will act as a facilitator of learning, change agent, mentor, leader, champion for scientific inquiry, and a partner for practice transition. Will use tools, theories, skills and knowledge of the Nursing Professional Development specialty to improve the healthcare practice of learners. Supports licensed and non-licensed healthcare personnel in onboarding, orientation, ongoing competency, and role development. Facilitates collaborative partnership and promotes evidence-based practice and quality improvement initiatives. Carries out all responsibilities in alignment with the current Nursing Professional Development Scope and Standards of Practice.Responsibilities include:* Onboarding and Orientation* Education/Competency Management* Professional Role Development* Collaborative Partnerships* Research/Evidence-based Practice/Quality ImprovementWith numerous awards and distinctions, including our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason has transformed health care through our innovations in patient safety and our ability to provide patients in our community with easier access to our high-quality care. Consisting of a 336-bed hospital in Seattle, WA, and an extensive network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout the Puget Sound region, joining Virginia Mason is an exceptional opportunity to partner with nationally recognized physicians and peers, and an organization recognized as the benchmark for health care.Qualifications:WA state RN license.BSN or equivalent degree.A minimum of three years of nursing experience.Certification in Nursing Professional Development is required within two years of hire.Must possess excellent communication, teaching, group facilitation and presentation skills, demonstrate, and teach new technology, equipment, patient care and standards of care. This position requires an individual who will promote high standards of care and model/mentor new as well as experienced staff.Must obtain VMPS Certification within 15months of hire.Preferred:Prior experience as an educator and relevant clinical experience.Certification in nursing clinical specialty area is preferred.The incumbent must have knowledge of the Virginia Mason Production System and Lean principles or obtain such knowledge within one year of hire.Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing.There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.