Nursing Professional Development Specialist (Nursing Education)
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Location: New York, New York
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 57948
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we're not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we're driving excellence and improving outcomes. We're treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
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Nursing Professional Development Specialist
Are you an experienced Nurse ready to take the next step in your career? We have exciting career opportunities for Nurses passionate about staff training, education, and professional development!
Professional Development & Nursing Education is responsible for the ongoing education and development of all nursing staff. We are committed to supporting and facilitating the professional development and advancement of all MSK nursing staff. We are currently seeking a Nursing Professional Development Specialist (Nurse Educator) to support this initiative and become a part of our NPDS team in NYC!
Work in a collaborative and multidisciplinary environment covering designated units
Plan, develop, lead, implement and evaluate nursing staff development programs, including orientation, in-services, continuing education, specialty, and just in time programs
In collaboration with the Nurse Residency Program Coordinator, designs and implements creative strategies to ensure effective role transition for new graduate nurses in the residency program
Collaborates with Nurse Leaders and Clinical Nurse Specialists to meet institutional, departmental, divisional, and unit-based goals.
A good decision-maker, with shown success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
Able to work optimally in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information
Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with interpersonal goals
Effective at gaining the support and dedication of others by engaging them around your point of view and priorities
Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances
New York State RN License
Master's degree required in Nursing Education (preferred) / other nursing related masters considered
5 years of recent and relevant clinical experience with shown leadership abilities, demonstrated knowledge of adult learning theory, and use of educational guiding methodologies
Specialty certification required
BLS, ACLS, PALS instructor preferred
HOURS: Four flexible 10 hour Days (Monday - Friday)
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At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.