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Nurse Residency Prof Dev & Retention Spec

Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Location: Marietta
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesThe Nurse Residency Program (NRP) Nurse Residency Professional Development & Retention Specialist usespersonal expertise, additional subject experts from within the system, and when appropriate and feasible externalpresenters to meet the educational needs of team members across WellStar Health Systems. The specialistserves as a resource person and role model for New Grad Nurses and creates a direct connection betweenindividual facility and system educational efforts. He/she promotes evidenced based practice in the integration ofPatient-Centered Care practices and guiding principles and promotes the vision, values and philosophy ofWellStar Health Systems. This individual seeks to influence the professional role, competence and l growth ofnurses in a variety of settings; supports lifelong learning of nurses and fosters an appropriate climate for the adultlearning process. Assumes leadership role; provides guidance and knowledge to facilitate professional growth inothers; advances nursing profession and Nurse Residency Program (NRP).Develop and implement programs and services. Evaluate strategies to assure attainment of operational andstrategic goals in collaboration with nursing leadership and key stakeholders. Collects and assembles requireddata for residency related projects and maintain all records necessary to verify successful completion of residencyprogram.. Establish relationships with new grad nurses, preceptor, unit leadership, and academic partners togather and analyze system needs. Assess available resources and enact optimal solutions upon consultation andcollaboration with key stakeholders. Provides additional support to Unit Based Leadership, Preceptors, New GradResidents, and department committees as assigned.The Nurse Residency Professional Development & Retention Specialist naturally acts as a transition to practicemanager formally or informally by providing an essential stabilizing presence and beneficial interventions for thenurse resident to help bridge the expectation-reality gap. Within scope, he/she demonstrates the qualitiesinherent to nurse residency leadership, such as, educator, administrator, scholar, and evaluator. The learningenvironment may be the physical classroom, bedside, and simulation laboratory settings as well as theindependent self-directed learning and virtual environments.The ideal candidate has knowledge and understanding of the ANCC scope and standards of the New GraduateResidency Program and the professional development educator/specialist ,including knowledge of laws, rules andregulations; 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,team dynamics/building and strong interpersonal, written and communication skills.Qualificationsundefined

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Inc., Marietta , Nurse Residency Prof Dev & Retention Spec, Healthcare , Marietta, Georgia

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