Regional Emergency Services NPD Generalist
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Posted on: November 19, 2021
The Nursing Professional Development Generalist RN uses the tools,
theories, skills and knowledge of the specialty to improve
healthcare practice of learners based on our Professional Practice
Model. Using expertise in education and professional development
practices, the NPD Generalist collaborates with staff, leadership,
faculty and researchers to implement and evaluate professional
development programs that influence professional role competence,
continuous learning and growth. The Generalist promotes synergistic
practices and patient outcomes throughout the organization, and
advances the NPD practice based on the system's Professional
Practice Model and in accordance with Association Nursing
Professional Development Scope and Standards of Professional
Nursing Development Practice.
* ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE*
Implements and evaluates professional development programs based on
the Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD)
Professional Practice Model in order to facilitate professional
role competence, continuous learning and growth.
Projects needs of target audience based on current issues and
trends, and validates identified needs with key stakeholders. Using
data gathered, documents, collaborates, prioritizes and
individualizes content for the target audience, and assists with
the educational planning process.
Collaborates on the implementation of the educational plan, using
strategies to facilitate positive learning and practice
environments in order to achieve desired outcomes.
Uses relevant evidence, theory, research, innovative processes and
practical experience to design, implement and evaluate high quality
and culturally sensitive educational activities, programs, and/or
projects for staff based on identified knowledge and practice gaps.
Engages stakeholders in planning and implementation of learning
Uses valid and reliable methods to measure processes and outcomes,
and involves learners and stakeholders in the evaluation process.
Revises learning activities based on evaluation data and
disseminates the results of the learning activities to
stakeholders. Selects education content, materials, and techniques
that can appeal to a diverse target audience in a positive learning
environment. Facilitates and supports relationships with Community
Integrates ethics in all areas of practice, including monitoring
the integrity of educational activities and guiding peers through
resolution of ethical conflicts. Protects the autonomy, dignity,
and rights of all individuals involved in the learning process.
Reports behaviors that are illegal, unethical or inconsistent with
Acts as a champion of scientific inquiry, integrating best
available evidence into practice. Supports, facilitates, and/or
participates in research, (Enterprise Resource Planning) EBP, and
(Quality Improvement) QI, including dissemination of findings
through educational programs, courses and other activities.
* KEY SUCCESS FACTORS*
Knowledge and understanding of nursing and patient care standards
Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations; standards and guidelines
of certifying and accrediting bodies; hospital and department/unit
standards, protocols, policies and procedures governing the
provision of nursing care applicable to the area of assignment.
Knowledge of medical terminology; principles and practices of
health promotion, risk reduction, illness and disease prevention
and management; medications and drugs, common dosages, their
physical and physiological effects, and possible adverse
Knowledge of medical and professional nursing ethics and patient
Ability to effectively use a variety of teaching methods.
Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly; both verbally and in
Interpersonal skills to interact with a wide-range of
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
* Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
* 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
* Tuition Reimbursement
* PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
* EDUCATION - Bachelor's
* EXPERIENCE - 2 Years of Experience
* CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
Registered Nurse (RN)
Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or
Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Austin , Regional Emergency Services NPD Generalist, Other , Austin, Texas
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