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Nursing Professional Development Consultant

Company: Kaiser
Location: Dublin
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Provides program planning/management, consultative and strategic planning services to regional and local senior executives and nursing executives in order to assess/evaluate, maintain, improve and develop professional nursing education, development, and practices; and to align the same with strategic organizational goals/objectives. Provides educational support for research utilization activities and development of strategies to evaluate/implement and manage best practice models that improve nursing and organizational performance.

Essential Functions: - Assesses education/professional development needs identified by data, evaluation, outcomes, key stakeholders, organizational/strategic goals, senior nursing, other executives and authorities.
- Provides linkage between identified educational needs and current and planned programs offered by internal and external sources/partners. Utilizes data from various sources to plan and improve programs and activities that ensure nursing quality and outcomes.
- Plans, develops, implements and evaluates collaborative and innovative education/continuous learning strategies and programs for Divisional nursing personnel and aligns education/professional development and continuous learning.
- Plans, develops, maintains, and evaluates program effectiveness; improves, and oversees existing professional education/development/learning services and programs throughout the California regions.
- Develops and maintains external contractual partnerships with private and public sector organizations, academic institutions/organizations and learning vendors in order to establish and maintain a flexible and competent nursing work force that can be utilized across a variety of roles, functions and patient-care settings.
- In collaboration with Nursing Services and external partners, develops and implements nursing education/development plans, guidelines, standards and policies; coordinates curricula related to specialty programs and cross-training; establishes and evaluates education/development and advanced degree/learning programs.
- Develops short, intermediate and long-range education/development plans to support-identified current and future needs for nursing resources and professional practice, as well as organizational/strategic goals and objectives.
- Manages and develops the strategic planning of professional nursing education, development and learning programs, standards, goal/objectives related to enhancing professional practice and meeting organizational/business needs. Some travel throughout the State required, depending on strategic initiatives.
- Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.
Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum five (5) years of experience in the areas of teaching, complex curriculum design, development and evaluation.
- Minimum five (5) years of experience in nursing research, process improvement, clinical management or other closely related healthcare field.
- Master's degree in nursing, education or health care related field required.
License, Certification, Registration
- Current California RN License required.

Additional Requirements:
- Demonstrated ability to independently utilize skills/knowledge in statistical analysis, outcome measurement/educational program evaluation and qualitative and quantitative research.
- Demonstrated ability to utilize communication, consultation, facilitation, influencing, negotiation and interpersonal skills on an expert level with variety of management and other personnel, including external partners/groups.
- Ability to utilize multiple software programs, video conferencing, inter-active media and interactive distance learning/website and network materials/resources.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
- N/A

Job Schedule:
Job Category: Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners

Keywords: Kaiser, Dublin , Nursing Professional Development Consultant, Healthcare , Dublin, California

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