Professional Development Specialist - Greenville, NC

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Vidant Medical Center



Vidant Health

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.


  • Facilitator of Learning:
  • Serve as Nurse Planner for continuing nursing education.
  • Develop and evaluate core curricula.
  • Assess learning needs.
  • Lead experiential learning activities through innovative teaching and learning methods.
  • Leader and Mentor:
  • Validates clinical performance.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate teaching and learning experiences to continuously improve quality, experience, and finance outcomes.
  • Establish effective communication networks with unit and organization leadership.
  • Scientific Inquiry:
  • Creates a supportive environment for nursing research/EBP/QI and integrating into practice.
  • Disseminate research findings through educational programs and other activities (internal and external).
  • Change Management:
  • Fosters acceptance, adoption and action toward change.
  • Role Development:
  • Facilitate orientation processes, nurse residency program, and role transitions.
  • Administer and evaluate learning assessments tools.
  • Provides life support training and annual requirements
  • Lead unit-based development and training.
  • Collaborative Partnerships:
  • Collaborates with interprofessional teams, leaders, stakeholders and others to facilitate nursing practice and positive outcomes (Across Vidant Health, Eastern AHEC, Community Partners, Schools and Colleges of Nursing).
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of collaborative endeavors to continuously improve quality, experience, and finance outcomes.

Minimum Requirements

  • MSN in Nursing Education is required.
  • MSN with Postmasters Certificate in Education is required.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of North Carolina. Professional
  • Development Specialist-Nursing will be required to obtain Nursing Professional Development Certification within 3 years.
  • 3 years to 5 years in clinical practice with evidence of clinical knowledge, leadership, and teaching.

Other Information

  • 3 full time vacancies.

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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