The five-story, 143-bed hospital is located on a 98-acrecampus in College Station. A four-story medical office building is also locatedon the campus adjacent to the hospital. Baylor Scott & White Medical Centerâ College Station is a nationally accredited Chest Pain Center and Level IIITrauma Center, having demonstrated expertise and ability to effectively treatpatients experiencing chest pain, heart attack or traumatic injury.
Baylor Scott & WhiteMedical Center â Brenham is a 60-bed acute care hospital in Brenham, Texas,serving the citizens of Washington, Austin, Burleson, Colorado, Fayette,Grimes, Lee and Waller counties. The hospital is accredited by The JointCommission and is designated a Level 4 general trauma center.
Reporting to the Regional CNO, the Regional Director of NursingProfessional Development is responsible for developing, coordinating, andevaluating the College Station Regionâs Hospital-wide education programs withinAssociation for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD) Scope and Standards ofPractice. The Regional Director is responsible for coordination of nursingorientation, continuing education, and professional development for RNs, LVNs,unlicensed nursing staff and interprofessional as designated by facility.Collaborates with Human Resources and other facility departments ensuringprofessional development and practice are continually updated in a timelymanner to reflect current evidence and trends. Demonstrates leadership inpursuit of nursing research and evidence-based practice to inform educationalinitiatives at facility and system level.
Â·Oversee the operational, personnel and fiscal management of NursingProfessional Development department operations, including activities such asestablishing goals, monitoring statistics, developing work plans, andsupervising on a day-to-day basis.
Â·In collaboration with Nursing Leadership, plan and set goals andobjectives for education and research initiatives including effective,efficient methodology for deploying and resourcing.
Â·Develop, implement and monitor policies and procedures as well asoperational and capitalbudgets for designated area of responsibility in support of strategicplan
Â·Collaborates with Academic Partners and coordinates undergraduate andgraduate student nurse clinical rotations.
Â·Provides oversight in development of EBP onboarding, in-services,competencies and educational initiatives to support quality of care.Facilitates integration of professional development nursing competencies toenhance patient and family learning across the continuum of care.
Â·Investigate, develop and apply for grants or other funding to supportnursing education and research initiatives.
Â·Maintains knowledge of nursing trends and educational techniques andprogram evaluation methods consistent with ANPD Scope and Standards.
Â·Establish opportunities to acquire input and assess educational needsfrom stakeholders across areas supported by Nursing Education Department. (suchas Shared Governance Committee, Quality Committees, Leadership Councils).
Â·Prepare and maintain educational resources to support quality care ofpopulations served across continuum of care. In addition, coordinate andfacilitate selected IS/technology nursing education related projects thatimpact patient care.
Â·Design measurements and tools to evaluate educational initiatives andimpact on clinical outcomes and staff satisfaction.
Â·Leads and/or participates in committees related to education andevidence-based practice to advance quality of care in alignment withorganization strategic plan.
Â·Serve on Continuing Education Planning Committees for programs desiringaccreditation.
Â·Comply with requirements of regulatory, licensing, and accreditingagencies.
Â·Performs other position appropriate duties as required in a competent,professional and courteous manner.
Â·Masterâs Degree required,Doctorate preferred
Â·5+ yearsâ experience
Â·Nursing Executive (NE-BC) or Nursing Executive, Advanced (NEA-BC) orNursing Professional Development (RN-BC) Certification
Internal Number: 19003457
About Baylor Scott & White Health
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!