The Department of Nursing of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, in its ongoing efforts to better serve our patients, their families, and our own patient caregivers, has developed a new model for providing for the clinical education and professional development of its nursing staff.
This new model expands and enhances the role of those entrusted with the vital responsibility of coordinating and overseeing clinical education programs and professional development opportunities for the nursing staff. It allows for greater flexibility and bandwidth in sharing clinical expertise and educational resources across the hospital and will build and improve upon the existing staff education model through new leadership, stronger program development, and enhanced participation in the performance improvement process.
The goal of this new educational model is to deepen and strengthen the department’s commitment to its fundamental vision: excellent care to patients and families, with the best staff, in the safest environment.
Nurse Professional Development Manager
In this brand NEW nurse leadership role, the Manager will work in collaboration with the Executive Director of Clinical Effectiveness and the Associate Chief Nurse/Executive Director of the division. You will be accountable for designing, coordinating, and implementing programs for staff development, education, research, quality, and defining and implementing evidence-based practice. As the PDM, you will promote an environment that facilitates professional growth and role competence, with a concentrated focus on specialty proficiency and regulatory compliance. In collaboration with the Nurse Director, this role is accountable for hiring and evaluating staff performance and will actively participate in the budgetary process. You will serve as a highly visible leader and role model in the development/obtainment of hospital unit and division mission and goals and will embrace the concept of change and lead staff through the change process. Ensure that current evidence-based practice is consistent across the division. In this position you will promote a just culture and a culture of safety and your goals will be patient- and family-centered.
Qualified applicants will have an MSN (or) MS degree with a major in Nursing (or) DNP (or) PhD with a major in Nursing (or) a BSN with a Master’s degree in a related field. A minimum of five years of previous clinical experience as a clinical nurse with demonstrated evidence of leadership progression is essential for success in this role. Current certification preferred or to be attained within a two year period from the date of hire. Certification must be maintained while employed in this position.
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