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Professional Development Associate

Job ID: 953496
Facility: Vidant Medical Center
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Oct 12, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health is a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina. We are working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve. Vidant Health is made up of 8 hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services. Vidant Medical Center is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant Health strives to support local medical communities and to work with providers throughout the region to deliver quality care. Our goal is to enhance services that are available locally and to eliminate barriers involving time, distance and lack of awareness that sometimes prevent patients from receiving the care they need.

Position Summary

Professional Development Associate supports the work of nursing professional development practitioners and contributes to the overall functioning of a continuing education/professional development department with the goal of advancing the mission of Vidant Health.


Administrative Support to Director and Manager:

  • Assists with necessary functions as requested by Director and Manager
  • Coordinates travel and expense reporting
  • Consistently scans the environment for trends and issues that will promote continuous improvement to achieve quality, experience, and finance outcomes

Administrative Support to Professional Development Specialist Team:

  • Assists with coordination of onboarding management, role development and training and simulation activities
  • Coordinates time and attendance, travel and expense reporting

Support Approved Provider Unit's continuing education activities:

  • Engages in continuing nursing education programs' redesign and development
  • Assists with planning, coordinating and evaluating educational activities
  • Adheres to the American Nurses Credentialing Center's accreditation and regulatory standards
  • Assists stakeholders in identifying and securing appropriate and available resources for leading continuing education activities

Program Coordinator:

  • Identifies resources needed for educational programs
  • Monitors resource allocation and utilization
  • Develops innovative solutions and strategies to align with organizational and department goals
  • Maintains records to comply with ANCC standards

Learning Management System:

  • Focus on providing quality in the accreditation documentation for the provision of continuing education credits
  • Coordinates continuing education program enrollment and completion documentation

Minimum Requirements

  • BA or BS degree is required 
  • Microsoft Office Suite expert level experience in Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required
  • 3 years to 5 years related work experience is required

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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