Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:
UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest.
Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle.
Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.
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The Clinical Professional Development Specialist uses knowledge and skills in adult learning principles to provide leadership and facilitates clinical professional development activities. The role requires well-developed communication skills (written and oral), advanced clinical skills, education to support nursing research, evidence-based practice, and partners with healthcare providers and nurse leaders to ensure a safe, effective, and efficient environment of care. Examples of practice include: development of practice standards, evidence-based care projects, providing interdisciplinary consultations, participating in performance improvement initiatives, coordinating courses, or fostering development of teaching skills in others as well as support for educational needs assessment and facilitation of continuing education credits or minutes. The Clinical Professional Development Specialist is someone who contributes to life-long learning and ethical practice development as an educator, change agent, researcher, leader, preceptor and mentor.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)
2. Clinical Practice/Coordination:
3. Building High Performing Teams:
5. Professional Growth & Development:
Licensure, Registration, Certification
Physical Demand Level: Light
In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-
Lift / Carry 20 pounds occasionally and 10 pounds frequently
As required, must be able to-
Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders
Push and Pull
Perform fine motor functions
Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.