Professional Development Coordinator (Full-time)

Vidant Medical Center

Job Description

About Vidant Medical Center
Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

Vidant Medical Center is looking for Professional Development Coordinators with experience in one or more of the following areas:
Leads aspects of the orientation process
In collaboration with Nurse Managers/Asst. Nurse Managers/ENS participates in the selection and development of clinical coaches and acts as a resource for coaches on the unit.
Delivers Performance Based Development System (PBDS) results to clinical coach and new hires.
Provides feedback into completion of the learning contract in collaboration with the ENS and nurse manager.
Assures completion of orientation documentation in collaboration with the clinical coach/Nurse Manager.
Consults with the ENS and manager when an orientees performance or progress is in question.
Facilitates orientation program.
Communicates orientation schedules to unit leadership for scheduling purposes
Facilitates In-service activities:
Facilitates completion of annual requirements.
Facilitates new product and equipment, quality improvement and other relevant service line specific in-services.
Uses current policies and procedures and best evidence to support in-service education.
Rounds on a regular basis and participates in the assessment of learning needs.
Assists the ENS with keeping unit specific competency plans current, based on best evidence and new services.
Serves as a nursing education resource:
Functions as a resource for meeting unit and educational needs.
Assists with the validation of clinical performance.
Facilitates the professional development of self.
Achieves and maintains life support instructor status.
Teaches in specialty Continuing Education programs.
Serves on hospital and nursing committees.
Organizational Duties:
Communicates appropriately using good interpersonal skills.
Positive, professional demeanor is projected through verbal and non-verbal communications.
Information for patients and staff is delivered in a manner that is supportive, timely and understandable.
Interpersonal conflicts are resolved using appropriate methods and organizational resources, including but not limited to Employee Relations Services and Just Culture.
Diverse perspectives are acknowledged; language and behaviors are modeled that build inclusiveness in the work environment.
Ideas and suggestions are clearly communicated.
Clarification of communication is requested when appropriate
Minimum Requirements
Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing (applicants currently enrolled in a BSN program with a graduation date scheduled for or prior to May 2016 may be considered)
Current non restrictive RN licensure in the state of NC required
3-4 years experience in clinical practice with evidence of clinical knowledge and excellence in critical thinking, interpersonal and technical skills required.
Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills required.
Other Information
Five (5) positions available, full-time-time, days (hours will vary based on department needs).
Please make sure you attach an updated resume with your application

General Statement
It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.
Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.
Vidant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/AA Applications for Vidant Health and its subsidiary corporate entities are accepted and employees are chosen for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or disability.

Contact Information
For additional information, please contact:
Debi Sauls, Recruiter
Email: dsauls@vidanthealth.com

Megan Nichols, Recruiting Coordinator
Email: megan.nichols@vidanthealth.com

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