VHC Health

ID 2022-9462
Category Nursing
Job Locations
US-VA-ARLINGTON
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Varies
Department : Name
NURSING STAFF DEVELOPMENT

Job Detail

Keywords: CERTIFIED DIABETES EDUCATOR, CERTIFIED DIABETES CARE AND EDUCATION SPECIALIST, MED SURG NURSE, NURSE EDUCATOR, CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST, NURSING STAFF DEVELOPMENT, STAFF DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST, DIABETIC NURSING

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Staff Development Specialist, Diabetes Education 

 

Are you Registered Nurse (RN) looking to become an educator? Are you looking for your next career opportunity in healthcare? Look no further, we are looking for an outstanding Nurse and educator to teach the latest practices on the Diabetes Education team and join our team of dedicated nurses.

 

The Staff Development Specialist II is involved in the training and professional development of staff at all levels of the organization. Unit based Staff Development Specialist II 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.

Qualifications

  • Master's in Nursing Required

Experience:

  • 5 Years Healthcare/Medical-Nursing/Patient Care in relevant discipline Required

Certification/Licensure:

  • Certification in area of Clinical Specialty Required and
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Virginia Department of Health Professions Required or Compact State Licensure in Nursing Required
  • BLS Certification Required 
  • Membership in one professional organization

Other Qualifications:

Special Certifications: Depending on the unit the Staff Development Specialist I is assigned to, there may be additional required certifications such as, but not limited to, PALS, ACLS, NRP, Chemo Therapy, or NIH Stroke Certification.

Responsibilities

  • Leads, coaches, and counseld staff with a goal of promoting best practices outcomes.
  • Provides guidance and support to others to achieve professional goals. 
  • Collaborates with leadership team to address and achieve organizational goals.
  • Acts as a consultant and liaison in area of specialization throughout the organization. 
  • Acts as a lead program manager for at least one specific, ongoing program.
  • Facilitates staff development through support of: role transitions; clinical ladder advancement; career expansion, and/or lifelong learning.
  • Creates, implements, manages, and/or evaluates evidence based education through a variety of modalities and resources. 

Benefits

  • Paid Major Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off / Vacation
  • Sick Time
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Undergraduate Student Loan Repayment
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Health Fitness & Education Class Discounts
  • Employee Wellness Benefits
  • Hospital Discount for Employees and Family
  • VHC Retirement Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Free onsite parking
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Career Coaching
  • Family Leave
  • 401(k) + Match
  • and much more!

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