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Nursing Professional Development Specialist/Nursing Educator
MedStar Health Olney, MD

Nursing Professional Development Specialist/Nursing Educator

MedStar Health
Olney, MD
Expired: March 05, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Medical , Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Full-Time
General Summary of Position
Unit HighlightsAs an NPD Specialist at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center, you will be responsible for the assessment, planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of learning and development programs that enhance associates' performance and promote professional development. These activities include onboarding/orientation, competency management, education, professional role development, career coaching, and collaborative partnerships. This position centrally reports to the Director of Professional Development and is expected to be on campus Monday - Friday with occasional remote working opportunities at the discretion of the Director.

As the Medical-Surgical NPD Specialist, you will be responsible for contributing to the achievement of established department goals and objectives for the following units - 3West (25 - bed Neuro/Oncology/Hospice), 4East/West (32 - bed Medical), and 5West (15 - bed General Surgery). You will collaborate with Nursing Informatics, Nursing Practice, and other stakeholders to develop educational initiatives. We strive as a department to be flexible and innovative and we are excited by the challenge of implementing new teaching strategies to meet the needs of unique groups of adult learners.

Come join our team where we pride ourselves on teamwork, fun, and professional development!

Key Responsibilities

As a Clinical Nurse you will deliver proficient nursing care to patients and families whose needs range from uncomplicated to highly complex. You will identify current and potential complex problems of specific patient populations and critically analyzes trends and changes in patient status and plans appropriate interventions directly or indirectly through other nurses.

What We Offer
  • Culture- Collaborative, inclusive, diverse, and supportive work environment.
  • Career growth- Career mentoring to help you pursue your passions and gain skills to enhance your value.
  • Wellbeing- Competitive salary and Total Rewards benefits to help keep you happy and healthy.
  • Reputation- Regional & National recognition, advanced technology, and leading medical innovations.

  • BSN, MSN, or CNL from an accredited School of Nursing required.
  • Minimum 5 years of recent clinical experience.Experience as educator, charge nurse, preceptor, unit leader working on performance improvement or comparable committee.Previous education or training experience preferred.
  • Active MD RN License or Active Compact State RN and Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers required.

Why MedStar Health?
At MedStar Health, we understand that our ability to treat others well begins with how we treat each other. We work hard to foster an inclusive and positive environment where our associates feel valued, connected, and empowered. We live up to this promise through:
  • Strong emphasis on teamwork - our associates feel connected to each other and our mission as an organization. In return, our effective team environment generates positive patient outcomes and high associate satisfaction ratings that exceed the national benchmark.
  • Strategic focus on equity, inclusion, & diversity - we are committed to equity for all people and communities.We continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace where people feel a sense of belonging and the ability to contribute to equitable care delivery and improved community health outcomes at all levels of the organization.
  • Comprehensive total rewards package - including competitive pay, generous paid time off, great health and wellness benefits, retirement savings, education assistance, and so much more.
  • More career opportunities closer to home - as the largest healthcare provider in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. region, there are countless opportunities to grow your career and fulfill your aspirations.

About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation, and research. Our team of 32,000 includes physicians, nurses, residents, fellows, and many other clinical and non-clinical associates working in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest home health provider in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar Health is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education, professional development, and personal fulfillment of our whole team. Together, we use the best of our minds and the best of our hearts to serve our patients, those who care for them, and our communities. It's how we treat people.

MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations. MedStar Health makes all decisions regarding employment, including for example, hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefit eligibility, discipline, and discharge without regard to any protected status, including race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local EO laws. If you receive an offer of employment, it is MedStar Health's policy to hire its employees on an at-will basis, which means you or MedStar Health may terminate this relationship at any time, for any reason.


MedStar Health

Olney, MD
20832 USA

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