Penn State Health - Hampden Medical Center
Location: US:PA: Enola
Work Type: Full Time
Hours: 9:00a - 5:00p
Recruiter Contact: Natalie Speece at [email protected]
RN Nursing Professional Development Specialist – Clinical Educator - Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center
Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center brings acute inpatient medical services to communities in Cumberland, Perry, and York counties. The facility, features 108 private inpatient beds and an attached outpatient medical office building.
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The RN Nursing Professional Development Specialist supports the quality of care provided to patients by the Department of Nursing staff through optimal orientation programs, ongoing evaluation of competence, and support of lifelong learning. The Nursing Professional Development Specialist promotes relevant professional development opportunities and mentorship for members of the department of nursing at all levels to assist with the achievement of personal and professional goals. The Nursing Professional Development Specialist will identify outcomes of educational interventions based on input from learners and stakeholders, evidence, regulations, and organizational goals. Additionally, this role will assist with core responsibilities of the education department including house-wide initiatives and nursing orientation.
Masters of Science in Nursing or intent to complete Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) within three (3) years of hire
Three (3) years of relevant RN nursing experience
Licensed to practice as a RN Registered Nurse by the state of employment required
Nursing Professional Development Certification or specialty certification
Emergency and/or ICU RN Registered Nurse experience strongly preferred.
Penn State Health offers an exceptional benefits package including but not limited to:
Generous Paid Time Off and Personal Time
Medical Benefits (No waiting period)
Dental and Vision Benefits
Matching 401K retirement plan
ABOUT CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA:
We are proud to possess a vibrant urban area surrounded by small town rural communities which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Harrisburg Symphony, Allenberry Resort & Playhouse and The Chambersburg Community Theater, museums, Jubilee Day (oldest 1 day street fair on the east coast), farmer’s markets and some of the finest dining in the region. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, skiing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, the Washington Nationals AA Baseball’s Harrisburg Senators, and the Williams Grove Speedway. South Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living is within a 2-hour drive to weekend destinations such as the Poconos’s, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Annapolis, and Baltimore, and only a 3-hour drive from New York City, Pittsburgh, and the eastern shore.
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, martial status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email [email protected] or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.