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Swedish Health Services Professional Development Specialist RN - Emergency Department in Seattle, Washington


Professional Development Specialist RN - Emergency Department @ Swedish Cherry Hill

Full Time (40 Hour Week)

8 Hour Shifts

Day Shift

$5,000 Hiring Bonus and relocation for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment. Join us, and find out how many ways we offer you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients.

This position will provide service group educational support to clinical staff and will be focused on staff clinical development and expertise. Will work intimately with the service group director and Clinical Nurse Specialist to plan for the development of excellence in care. This position will emphasize the use of educational theory and expertise to foster clinical growth to increase the competency of staff and ensure safe and positive patient outcomes.

Providence caregivers are not simply valued – they’re invaluable. Join our team at Swedish Shared Services and thrive in our culture of patient-focused, whole-person care built on understanding, commitment, and mutual respect. Your voice matters here, because we know that to inspire and retain the best people, we must empower them.

  • Uses multiple resources to assess the learning needs of staff and assists them in developing a personal professional growth plan.

  • Plans and operationalizes educational activities to meet the educational needs of staff and provide individualized and group activities to support growth in clinical expertise based on research and evidence base knowledge.

  • Uses appropriate tools to measure the adequacy of learning and absorption/application of information and remediates as necessary.

  • Acts as a consultant for individuals and groups regarding methods of educational delivery, curriculum development, and evaluation strategies.

  • Differentiates the types of issues that lend themselves to educational intervention and provides learning opportunities for those that are truly learning deficits.

  • Assists staff in planning for formal educational growth opportunities, such as going back to school, attending conferences, etc.

  • Prepares learning materials for specific educational activities using theory and practical considerations.

  • Reviews materials before utilization for adequacy, accuracy, currency, and evidence base.

  • Evaluates learning materials for inclusion and utilization for education needs both for individuals and groups.

  • Provides coaching for the use of the internet and other modalities for obtaining knowledge and learning opportunities.

  • Works with Patient/Family and Community Education to identify patient/family and community learning needs and assist in providing learning activities.

  • Coordinate learning activities with Employee learning and Employee Advancement departments as appropriate to support organizational efforts.

  • Maintains own expertise in teaching/learning and clinical competency.

  • Makes learning fun and interesting.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing

  • Registered Nurse License upon hire

  • 3 years experience in Nursing Leadership including Clinical experience in associated service line area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Emphasis on education with current clinical competence in service group

Why Join Providence?

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our mission of improving the health and wellbeing of each patient we serve.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty centers in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish, named a LinkedIn Top Company to grow your career, employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 212208
Company: Swedish Jobs
Job Category: Clinical Education
Job Function: Clinical Support
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Nursing
Department: 3900 SS Clinical Education
Address: WA Seattle 550 17th Ave
Work Location: Swedish Cherry Hill 550 17th-Seattle
Pay Range: $49.89 - $80.55
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Swedish Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.