Nursing Professional Development Specialist (NPDS) - Pre-Hospital Services

Job Requisition #: JR71038

End Date: 4/1/2024

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Nursing, Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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We seek a Nursing Professional Development Specialist (NPDS) to work with our Pre-Hospital Services team as a member of the health care team and Nursing Professional Development & Education department. Our NPDS will provide oversight of education for staff & interprofessional teams, support for role transition, professional development, and evidence-based quality nursing practice through support of ChristianaCare, Department of Nursing, Service Line, and local department strategic goals.

Provides nursing and pre-hospital care to Pre-Hospital Services patients. Successful candidate will be qualified and deliver care across the lifespan in team members' assigned clinical area, works under the direct supervision of the Director of Pre-Hospital Services (PHS). Will provide support to Air, Ground, Mobile Integrated Health, and Transfer Center.

Highlights:

Why work at ChristianaCare?

  • Healthcare Benefits at Day One!
  • Professional Growth Opportunities
  • Tuition Assistance, Generous Paid Time Off, 403b with defined contribution
  • Above Market Compensation
  • CAMTS Accredited Flight Program
  • State of the Art Equipment & Resources

Qualifications:

BSN required, MS/MSN required or current enrollment in MS/MSN program with completion within three years.

BLS certification.

Specialty certification required such as CCRN, CEN, & /or Paramedic certification.

Prior ED, Transfer Support, Paramedic & Pre- Hospital Services experience strongly preferred.

Knowledge of Paramedic, EMS, ED education/ training preferred.

Interprofessional experience to include direct involvement in performance improvement, regulatory compliance, and the development and delivery of quality educational programming in a hospital-based system.

About ChristianaCare

Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health care organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,299 beds), a free-standing emergency department, a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. It also includes the pioneering Gene Editing Institute and was rated by IDG Computerworld as one of the nation's Best Places to Work in IT. ChristianaCare is a nonprofit teaching health system, Magnet Designated and continually ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Hospital.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

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