Nursing Professional Development Specialist (NPDS)

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job Details
We seek a Nursing Professional Development Specialist (NPDS) to work with our Pre-Hospital Services team as a member of the health care team and Nursing Professional Development & Education department. Our NPDS will provide oversight of education for staff & interprofessional teams, support for role transition, professional development, and evidence-based quality nursing practice through support of ChristianaCare, Department of Nursing, Service Line, and local department strategic goals.

Provides nursing and pre-hospital care to Pre-Hospital Services patients. Successful candidate will be qualified and deliver care across the lifespan in team members' assigned clinical area, works under the direct supervision of the Director of Pre-Hospital Services (PHS). Will provide support to Air, Ground, Mobile Integrated Health, and Transfer Center.


Why work at ChristianaCare?
Healthcare Benefits at Day One!
Professional Growth Opportunities
Tuition Assistance, Generous Paid Time Off, 403b with defined contribution
Above Market Compensation
CAMTS Accredited Flight Program
State of the Art Equipment & Resources


BSN required, MS/MSN required or current enrollment in MS/MSN program with completion within three years.

BLS certification.

Specialty certification required such as CCRN, CEN, & /or Paramedic certification.

Prior ED, Transfer Support, Paramedic & Pre- Hospital Services experience strongly preferred.

Knowledge of Paramedic, EMS, ED education/ training preferred.

Interprofessional experience to include direct involvement in performance improvement, regulatory compliance, and the development and delivery of quality educational programming in a hospital-based system.

About ChristianaCare

Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health care organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,299 beds), a free-standing emergency department, a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. It also includes the pioneering Gene Editing Institute and was rated by IDG Computerworld as one of the nation's Best Places to Work in IT. ChristianaCare is a nonprofit teaching health system, Magnet Designated and continually ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Hospital.

Post End DateJul 1, 2024

EEO Posting Statement

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 1273094

Posted On: May 28, 2024

Updated On: May 28, 2024

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