Staff Development Specialist
RN The Staff Development Position Overview
The Staff Development Specialist designs, organizes, implements, and evaluates educational programs, orientations, continuing education, and in-services that facilitate the professional growth, skill development, competency, and attainment of standards of care for direct care providers within Patient Care Services.
This staff development specialist position will support initial and ongoing training/competency assessment for our Certified Nursing Assistants and Clinical Support Services personnel at AACH, ARRMC, and ATRMC. The primary job location will be at ARRMC, but travel to both AACH and ATRMC will be required. Nursing Professional Development is looking for an organized, personable, dynamic facilitator and change agent looking to professionally develop and mentor our support staff across the system.
BSN or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Master's degree in a nursing, allied health profession, or applicable field preferred
Registered Nurse (RN) licensed by Oregon State Board of Nursing. Will consider candidates with RN licensure from out of state but Oregon license required by start date
Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (BLS) certified through the American Heart Association (AHA)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified from American Heart Association (AHA) preferred
ANCC Nursing Professional Development Specialty Certification preferred
Practice equivalent of 3 years current experience as a full-time RN in an acute care setting
Established expertise in clinical specialty (minimum of 5 years of RN clinical experience)
Specialty certification preferred
Demonstrated ability in teaching/learning principles as well as educational concepts and processes also required.
Demonstrated ability to assess current knowledge base of learners and to apply appropriate teaching/learning approach and to independently organize and follow-through with educational programs/projects required
Clear verbal and written communication skills required
Basic computer skills required
Ability to work in a team setting with cooperation, flexibility, motivation, and enthusiasm required
Ability to reinforce and motivate desired learner behavior required
Experience in nursing leadership, performance improvement, clinical outcomes, professional development preferred
Compensation & Benefits
Competitive starting wage
Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and wellness
Excellent retirement package with up to 6% employer contribution
Generous Earned Time Off
Tuition reimbursement after one year of service
About Asante and Southern Oregon
Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.
At Asante we are defined by our values traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:
Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service Teamwork
Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.