Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The Clinical Practice and Education Specialist (CPES) reports to department leadership and promotes clinical excellence and education to staff, patients, family, and the community. Includes the role of learning facilitator, change agent, mentor, leader, champion for scientific inquiry, advocate for professional development, and partner for practice transitions. This position is instrumental in the design, coordination, education, evaluation and/or implementation of programs related to the patient care process.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Scans the environment to identify internal and external opportunities to promote positive change, learning, professional role competence/ growth, and optimal patient care throughout the institution.
Functions as a learning facilitator, change agent, mentor, leader, champion for scientific inquiry, advocate for professional development and partner for practice transitions.
Supports licensed and non-licensed healthcare personnel in onboarding, orientation, ongoing competency, continued education, and role development.
Facilitates collaborative partnerships, promotes research, and implements evidence-based practice, patient safety, and quality improvement initiatives.
Designs, coordinates, educates, evaluates, and /or implements programs related to the patient care process.
Performs other duties as assigned by department leadership.
Licenses and/or Certifications:
Current Virginia state license as a Registered Nurse or Registered Nurse holding a valid Compact State license required.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Master's degree in Nursing is required. May consider a BSN for internal nurse candidates with applicable experience and active enrollment in a master's program who are within 1 year of completion from date of hire.
2-4 years of relevant pediatric/neonatal clinical experience preferred.
Previous experience in advanced role(s) and certification in specialty practice area preferred.
CPR Training required and/or must be obtained within 45 days of hire.
Must provide record of a completed diploma (or equivalent) or academic transcript for those areas performing complexity testing.
Internal Number: 27301
About Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters (CHKD)
The Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters (CHKD) is the heart of the fully integrated regional pediatric health care system with the only Level 1 Trauma Pediatric Center within Virginia. Our current reach includes a 200+ bed state-of-the-art hospital, 40 private practices, and several administrative/support offices within eastern Virginia and North Carolina.
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