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Staff Development Specialist, Med Surg

Company: Virginia Hospital Center Arlington Health System
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Staff Development Specialist, Medical SurgicalThe Staff Development Specialist is involved in the training and professional development of staff at all levels of the organization. Unit based Staff Development Specialist I may oversee direct and indirect care of patients. Interpretive skills, frequent interactive and consultative collaborations, along with demonstrated leadership ability are inherent in the position. The position requires knowledge of both department and hospital policies and procedures as well as standard practice guidelines and regulatory requirements. The ability to retrieve, communicate or otherwise present information in a written, auditory or visual fashion is essential. Written, telephone, and manual dexterity skills are required for this position.Join our team and unlock your potential!VHC Health is a 453-bed nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering high quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 75 years. VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations), a designated Level II Trauma Center and a recognized Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We are proud to announce that the Leapfrog Group has awarded the hospital with an 'A' grade in Hospital Safety for the 19th year in a row, achieved an Outstanding Patient Experience Award--- for the 10th year in a row and VHC has ranked Number 2 in "Best Hospitals" in the Washington, DC metropolitan area by U.S. News and World Report's 2021-2022 rankings. At VHC we are always striving to provide continued excellence and growth for our employees as well as top notch care for our patients.Certification in specialty preferredCurrent Virginia license to practice professional nursingBachelor's degree in Nursing required, MSN preferredAt leastfive years of recent clinical practice in relevant discipline preferredActive membership in at least one professional organization related to specialtyCurrent BLS certification; BLS instructor preferredCollaborates with appropriate personnel to define department based competencies and orientation.Plans and facilitates trainings or programs to meet the educational needs of staff, including orientation, in-services, or education requirements.Leads, coaches, and councils staff with a goal of promoting best practices outcomes.Support all elements in the nurse professional development practice model to include: In-service, Continuing Education, utilize research and EBP, academic partnerships, orientation and competency programs.The nursing professional development specialist is responsible for maintaining role competence as well as ensuring educational opportunities for staff. Paid Major HolidaysGenerous Paid Time Off / VacationSick TimeHealth InsuranceDental InsuranceUndergraduate Student Loan RepaymentFlexible Spending Accounts (FSA)Health Savings Account (HSA)Health Fitness & Education Class DiscountsEmployee Wellness BenefitsHospital Discount for Employees and FamilyVHC Retirement ProgramTuition ReimbursementFree onsite parkingCommuter BenefitsCareer CoachingFamily Leave401(k) + Matchand much more!

Keywords: Virginia Hospital Center Arlington Health System, Arlington , Staff Development Specialist, Med Surg, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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