Clinical Professional Development Specialist

    University of Pennsylvania Health System
    250 King Of Prussia Rd, Radnor, PA 19087
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    Job Description

    Job ID: 88450
  • Job Category: Nursing
  • Specialty Area: Adolescent Medicine
  • Primary Shift: Day
  • Work Schedule: Day
  • Penn Medicine Entity: Clinical Care Associates
    • Location: Radnor, PA
    • Address: 250 King of Prussia Rd
    • Education Required: Per Position Description
    • Experience Required: Per Position Description
    • Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
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    Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

    Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

    Position Description:
    The Clinical Professional Development Specialist (CPDS) practices within the professional practice model of his/her institution and exhibits Penn Medicine's core values in order to promote clinical professional development in alignment with his/her organization's strategic plan. Working from a specialized knowledge base, the CPDS provides expert consultation in collaborative partnerships with various stakeholders to design, implement and evaluate educational programs that uphold practice standards, support evidence-based practice, and improve the delivery of high quality, comprehensive, individualized patient-and-family-centered care. The CPDS provides leadership to identify the clinical support staff's learning needs and respond to these educational needs while considering the effected patient populations, new clinical evidence, and organizational goals and changes both locally within the health system and nationally/globally. The CPDS serves as a vital liaison to communicate and negotiate multiple perspectives within his/her organization in a respectful and effective manner to achieve/advocate positive change and delivery of appropriate and ethical care. The ultimate goal of CPDS is to educate and empower clinical support staff to provide quality patient centric care.

    The CPDS is accountable for cultivating an environment of inquiry and learning that supports the autonomy and accountability of the clinical support roles, excellence in clinical practice, and upholds the strategic goals and values of his/her organization. The CPDS includes patient-and-family-centered, culturally competent, and age specific care, as appropriate, throughout the educational programs offered by the department. The CPDS is self-directed and purposeful in maintaining current professional knowledge and competence within specialty area and participating in peer review.

    Travel to various practice locations required.

    Minimum Requirements:
    BSN and 5+ years of nursing experience required.

    Additional Information:

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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    EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

  • Posting ID: 555225408Posted: 2020-04-07