Professional Development Coordinator - Greenville, NC

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Vidant Medical Center

Full Time

Regular

Summary

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.

 Responsibilities

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 orientee’s 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

  • BSN or applicants currently enrolled in BSN program with a graduation date schedule for or prior to 18 months to 2 years of hire/transfer.

  • Current non restrictive RN licensure in the state of NC required.

  • 3-4 years experience in clinical practice with evidence of clinical knowledge required

 Other Information

  • FULL-TIME days (hours will vary based on department needs).

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.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

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