Nursing Professional Development Practitioner
Company: Garnet Health
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Overview:At Garnet Health, the Hudson Valley's leading
integrated health system, you'll find the perfect balance of a
satisfying career and a rewarding lifestyle. Our focus is on
patient-centric care with a collective of visionary leaders and
dedicated and caring professionals working as a team to deliver the
best for the people we serve. If you're interested in a health
system that's both growing and award-winning, serving a diverse
community that provides the best of both city and rural life, we
invite to make your career home with us as a Nursing Professional
Development Practitioner on our Nursing Professional Development
team at/in Garnet Health Medical Center-
Catskill.Responsibilities:The Nursing Professional Development
Practitioner develops and uses tools, theories, skills and
knowledge of NPD to improve the practice of staff. The Scope and
Standards of Nursing Professional Development Practice describe key
roles and responsibilities for which the NPD Practitioner is
accountable. They include:
- Learning facilitator. The NPD practitioner uses the educational
design process to bridge the knowledge, skills, and/or practice
gaps identified through needs assessment.
- Change agent. The NPD practitioner actively works to transform
processes at micro, meso-, and macro-system levels through
inspiration, initiation, adoption, and sustainment of and
adaptation to change using project management and improvement
- Mentor. The NPD practitioner advances the profession by
contributing to the professional development of others and
supporting life-long learning as individuals develop across
practice, professional and educational settings.
- Leader. The NPD Practitioner influences the interprofessional
practice and learning environments, the NPD specialty, the
profession of nursing, and healthcare.
- Champion of scientific inquiry. The NPD practitioner promotes
the generation and dissemination of new knowledge and the use of
evidence to advance NPD practice, guide clinical practice, and
improve patient care.
- Advocate for NPD specialty. The NPD practitioner actively
supports, promotes, and demonstrates nursing professional
development as a nursing practice specialty.
- Partner for practice transitions. The NPD practitioner supports
the transition of nurses and other healthcare team members across
learning and practice environments, roles, and professional
stages.Overall outputs of NPD practice are learning, change,
professional role competence and growth, which ultimately lead to
optimal patient care, population health, and protection of the
At Garnet Health, we are committed to supporting your career growth
and professional potential. We are responsive, attentive and
dedicated to the success and satisfaction of our team members.
Here, you'll find resources that will help you excel in your
career, tuition reimbursement programs for your continued
education, and comprehensive health, dental and retirement benefits
designed to fit your individual and family needs. Our inclusive and
diverse team culture encourages you to contribute your exceptional
talents, skills and perspectives to the success of our system, one
another, our communities and our patients.
Join the Garnet Health team and let your excellence
shine.Qualifications:Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in
nursing required. Master's degree in nursing / education / or
Post-Master's certification in nursing education preferred.
Minimum Experience: 3 years' experience in nursing professional
development in either a hospital or academic setting, or
demonstrated expertise in a clinically equivalent role.
Required Certification/Registration: Current New York State
registered nurse license. BLS/ACLS provider status required,
BLS/ACLS instructor status required, or achieved within 1 year of
date of hire. PALS provider status for practitioners assigned to
pediatric areas, i.e., Children's ED, Pediatric Unit (5W), and ICU.
ANCC Nursing Professional Development (NPD) certification required,
or achieved when ANCC eligibility criteria are met (4000 clinical
Physical Requirements: Travel to multiple facilities is
- Environmental Demands and Exposure to Hazards: Works in a
clean, well- lighted, heated or ventilated facility. No routine
exposure to hazards.
- Physical Demands: Demonstrates physical and functional ability
to perform full anatomical range of motion to accomplish tasks.
Evidence of visual and aural acuity and finger and hand dexterity
to operate computer and office equipment. Can withstand long
periods of sitting, standing and/or constant walking. Ability to
lift 30 lbs.
- Mental Demands: Ability to foster collaborative relationships,
to work well under pressure, to organize and synthesize new
information, and prioritize tasks. Possesses critical thinking,
analytical skills and flexibility. Ability to multi-task. Required
detailed attention to work in an environment where interruptions
cannot be controlled. Demonstrates sensitivity to customer needs
and expectations. May be subject to irregular hours including
evenings or potentially weekends to participate in operational and
community events as necessary.
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