This is an exciting opportunity to support the growth of novice nurses through our Nurse Residency Program.
Join Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center on our Journey to Nursing Excellence!
New Shared Governance Council Structure
Advocate for nursing through evidence-based practice
Progressive New Nurse Residency (NRP) Program 4 times per year.
Simulation Center coming soon!
We follow Donna Wright’s competency model!
Become a Professional Development Specialist with an enthusiastic team
To promote the delivery of high-quality, cost-effective health care through the provision of expert clinical education and professional development. Collaborates with leadership team, clinical education team, and clinical staff in: the planning and implementation of organizational and departmental goals, creating a climate of innovation through role-modeling, consultation, research, and the facilitation of learning.
Essential Job Duties:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Provides professional support to internal and external customers that meet the needs of their diverse age and cultural backgrounds. Acts as a resource for staff members.
Demonstrates ability to assess the need for, plan, implement and evaluate high-quality, cost-effective educational programs for staff. Maintain educational records.
Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates orientation programs for new staff.
Assists in development of competencies for clinical staff. Collaborates with other departments/nursing areas to ensure consistency and to avoid duplication.
Promotes the advancement of nurses by offering a variety of learning opportunities planned for nurses in different stages of the Novice to Expert continuum.
Bachelor`s Degree in Nursing.
Master`s Degree in Nursing, Nursing Professional Development Certification preferred.
Minimum of three years as a Registered Nurse in acute care setting.
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS.
Specialty Certification required.
Professional Organization Membership required.
Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Maryland Board of Nursing.
Adherence to credentialing requirements of AAMC as stated in the nursing bylaws.
Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:
There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.
Physical Demands –
Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.
The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
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MELANIE LEE: AAMC supports nurses and supports their growth. Well, you get support with your education. They have numerous nursing foundation scholarships for support.
KAITLYNN LABILLE: The reason why I have stayed here since even before I started nursing school was just the aspect of not only advancements for opportunities, there’s various learning classes here, new opportunities for growth, new opportunities for leadership.
ERICKA ANTONIO: Starting as a tech and now a nurse six years later, I think I can pretty much vouch how much this hospital has helped me personally and professionally to grow.
GREGORY SMART: So now, I’m helping the same people that are coming in that once helped me, and that feels really good.