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P3506203 Nursing Prof Dev Generalist/Specialist

Company: Advocate Health
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Major Responsibilities:

  • Through application of ANPD principles and acting in the roles of advisor, change agent, collaborator, communicator, consultant, facilitator, leader, mentor, researcher the team member applies advanced knowledge of nursing in the delivery of evidenced-based nursing and education interventions using the educational design process to bridge the knowledge, skills, and/or practice gaps identified through a needs assessment.
  • Collects data and information to validate an identified gap in professional practice and to determine the specific knowledge, skill, or practice deficit or opportunity needed. Investigates issues, trends, and supporting data to determine the needs of individuals, organizations, and communities (prioritizing macrosystem needs).
  • Analyzes cost and anticipated return on investment for learning activities, programs, and projects. Transforms processes at multiple levels through inspiration, initiation, adoption, and sustainment of and adaptation to change using project management and improvement processes.
  • Develops context-specific outcomes based on organizational stakeholders' and learners' values, goals, current evidence, and regulations. Establishes a plan that prescribes strategies, alternatives, and resources to achieve expected outcomes. Incorporates theories pertaining to learning and behavioral change while designing educational materials and programs.
  • Promotes the generation and dissemination of new knowledge and use of evidence to guide clinical practice, improves patient care and foster life long learning. Role models practices for creating and sustaining positive learning and practice environments.
  • Assesses learner characteristics, including learning styles and learning needs for program development. Creates an effective learning environment, demonstrates proficiency in use of technology. Evaluates the outcomes of staff education, functions in the roles of both teacher and facilitator. Implements a variety of teaching strategies tailored to the learner's characteristics, learning needs, cultural perspectives, and outcome objectives. Plans programs that are culturally relevant and that incorporate concepts of multicultural and multigenerational education.
  • Advises in the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of materials, learning environments (i.e. virtual), and teaching strategies appropriate to the situation and learner's developmental level, learning needs, readiness, ability to learn, and culture.
  • Exhibits system thinking throughout the planning process. Develops partnerships to enhance health care through interprofessional initiatives (i.e. quality improvement, organizational excellence initiatives) and coordinates integrated educational services.
  • Supports the transition of nurses and other healthcare team members across learning and practice environments, roles, and professional stages. Mentors, guides, and supports NEPD generalist as applicable.Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification Required:
    • Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices, and
    • Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) certification issued by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), or
    • Nursing Professional Development (RN-BC) certification issued by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) needs to be obtained within 6 months.Education Required:
      • Master's Degree in Nursing, or
      • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, and
      • Master's Degree in Education or related field.Experience Required:
        • Typically requires 3 years of experience in a clinical nursing role that includes experiences in adult teaching or training, and/or developing educational programsKnowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
          • Must be knowledgeable in principles of adult learning theory and capable of creative planning, coordinating, and overseeing educational and orientation programs.
          • Proficient at incorporating adult learning principles, online and in person teaching methods to maximize learning and the application of that learning.
          • Excellent written and oral communications including strong presentation/speaking skills.
          • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, planning and problem solving skills.
          • Critical thinking and analytical skills.
          • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
            • Generally exposed to a normal office environment.
            • Must have functional speech, hearing, and senses to allow effective communication.
            • Position requires travel, may be exposed to road and weather hazards.
            • Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

Keywords: Advocate Health, Oak Lawn , P3506203 Nursing Prof Dev Generalist/Specialist, Other , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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