Staff Development Specialist - Labor and Delivery Unit The Staff Development Specialist is involved in the training and professional development of staff at all levels of the organization. In this role, you 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. Come join a hospital dedicated to you and your career! VHC Health is a 453-bed not-for-profit nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering high quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 75 years. VHC health 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 Facility 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 has ranked Number 2 in Best Hospitals in the Washington, DC area by U.S. News and World Report's 2021-2022 rankings. At VHC Health, we are always striving to provide continued excellence and growth for our employees as well as top notch care for our patients.
Master's in Nursing RequiredExperience:5 Years Healthcare/Medical-Nursing/Patient Care in relevant discipline RequiredCertification/Licensure:Certification in area of Clinical Specialty Required andLicensed as a Registered Nurse by the Virginia Department of Health Professions Required or Compact State Licensure in Nursing RequiredBLS Certification Required Membership in one professional organizationOther 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.
Leads, coaches, and counsels 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.
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!