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Director - Nursing Education & Professional Development

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Maine Medical Center is seeking a Director of Nursing Education and Professional Development to be a member of their leadership team. This position will provide oversight and leadership for the development, implementation, and evaluation of nursing educational programs at Maine Medical Center, including, but not limited to, orientation, annual competencies, continuing education and transition to practice programs. The Director provides leadership for educational initiatives to ensure quality patient care and customer satisfaction; acts as a resource and liaison to the Maine Medical Center and MaineHealth communities by serving on hospital and system-wide committees or task forces; represents Maine Medical Center within the professional community; and provides leadership to ensure quality in alignment with organizational strategic goals and evidence-based tactics. Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) Education: Comprehensive knowledge of professional nursing theory, practice, research, education, and developmental methodologies for professional development. Master's Degree in Nursing required. Doctoral degree in Nursing preferred.
License/Certifications: Current unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Maine.
Experience: Clinical experience and a minimum of 5 years as a professional nursing educator with acute care clinical and learning environments with expertise in educational curriculum design and technology.
Certification in Nursing Professional Development and or leadership is preferred.
Leadership experience related to development, implementation, and evaluation of transition to practice programs (Nurse Residency Program) preferred. Experience with an ANCC accredited Nurse Residency Program preferred.
Expertise in the application of teaching and learning methodologies related to progressive developmental levels in nursing practice. Experience with high fidelity simulation techniques preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge and skill in human resource management and leadership.
Analytical skills sufficient to design, direct, and evaluate systems, processes, and outcomes.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively and effectively with colleagues in other departments, disciplines, and roles. Highly developed written and oral communication skills Additional Information MaineHealth was ranked a Best-In-State Employer in 2021 and one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes! MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs. With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level. Location: MaineHealth ยท Nursing Education and Prof Dev
Schedule: Full Time, Day Shift, 40

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