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Staff Development Specialist, Inpatient Rehabilitation
Virginia Hospital Center Arlington, VA
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Staff Development Specialist, Inpatient Rehabilitation

Virginia Hospital Center
Arlington, VA
  • Full-Time
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Staff Development Specialist, Inpatient Rehabilitation

Staff Development Specialist, Inpatient Rehabilitation
Job Description

Purpose & Scope:

The Staff Development Specialist I 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.

Education:

Bachelor's degree in nursing is to be obtained within 24 months or equivalent experience in nursing is required.

A master's degree in nursing is preferred or a doctorate degree in physical therapy, master's degree in occupational therapy, or a master's degree in speech language pathology is required.

Experience:

Five years of healthcare/medical - nursing/patient care experience in a relevant discipline is preferred.

Certification/Licensure:

Certification in an area of specialty, we eligible is to be obtained within 12 months.

Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Virginia Department of Health Professions, compact state licensure in nursing, licensed as an Occupational Therapist by the Virginia Department of Health Professions, licensed as a Physical Therapist by the Virginia Department of Health Professions, or licensed as a Speech Language Pathologist by the Virginia Department of Health Professions is required.

BLS certification is required.

Membership in one professional organization is preferred.

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, Chemotherapy, or NIH Stroke Certification.
ACLS or PALS cards stand as showing competence in BLS Skills per American Heart Association Guidelines. If an employee holds current ACLS or PALS certification, this meets the requirement for BLS in their job description. They do not need to also carry a separate BLS certification.

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Virginia Hospital Center job posting for a Staff Development Specialist, Inpatient Rehabilitation in Arlington, VA with a salary of $59,200 to $113,900 Yearly with a map of Arlington location.