Director – Nursing Education & Professional Development
Location: Portland, Maine
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Masters
Director – Nursing Education & Professional Development Maine Medical Center Portland, ME Full Time
Maine Medical Center is seeking a Director of Nursing Education and Professional Development to be a member of their leadership team. This position will provide oversight and leadership for the development, implementation, and evaluation of nursing educational programs at Maine Medical Center, including, but not limited to, orientation, annual competencies, continuing education and transition to practice programs.
The Director provides leadership for educational initiatives to ensure quality patient care and customer satisfaction; acts as a resource and liaison to the Maine Medical Center and MaineHealth communities by serving on hospital and system-wide committees or task forces; represents Maine Medical Center within the professional community; and provides leadership to ensure quality in alignment with organizational strategic goals and evidence-based tactics.
Education: Comprehensive knowledge of professional nursing theory, practice, research, education, and developmental methodologies for professional development. Master’s Degree in Nursing required. Doctoral degree in Nursing preferred.
License/Certifications: Current unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Maine.
Experience: Clinical experience and a minimum of 5 years as a professional nursing educator with acute care clinical and learning environments with expertise in educational curriculum design and technology.
Certification in Nursing Professional Development and or leadership is preferred.
Leadership experience related to development, implementation, and evaluation of transition to practice programs (Nurse Residency Program) preferred. Experience with an ANCC accredited Nurse Residency Program preferred.
Expertise in the application of teaching and learning methodologies related to progressive developmental levels in nursing practice. Experience with high fidelity simulation techniques preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge and skill in human resource management and leadership.
Analytical skills sufficient to design, direct, and evaluate systems, processes, and outcomes.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively and effectively with colleagues in other departments, disciplines, and roles. Highly developed written and oral communication skills
About Maine Medical Center: Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 700-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.
We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave (available at most locations), retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.
MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.