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The Supervisor, Nursing Professional Development, supervises the professional development work of Generalists and Specialists. The supervisor facilitates, coordinates, develops, conducts and evaluates educational nursing programs in collaboration and consultation with educators and other nursing personnel. Participates in education, research, and performance improvement activities to drive improved patient, staff and organizational outcome.


Supervises professional development Generalists and Specialists in the development, delivery and evaluation of evidenced based education programs based on Texas Board of Nursing Scope of Practice, regulatory requirements and the ANCC Scope and Standards for the Professional Development Educator.

Collaborates with members of the education team to plan, develop, implement, evaluate and monitor policies and procedures, budgets and the allocation of resources, continuous quality improvement initiatives, educational programs and shared governance/shared leadership councils to achieve departmental and organizational goals and objectives.

Helps create, foster and sustain a healthy work environment in support of an evidence-based nursing education, professional development, nursing research and scholarly activities.

Assists with the professional development of the Generalists and Specialists, succession planning and recruitment.

Ensures department activities and records adhere to regulatory requirements; maintains clinical skills and knowledge necessary to support the assigned professional development team.

Assist with the development and evaluation of education at the unit, service line and organizational level in order to drive improved patient centered quality outcomes.


Knowledge and understanding of the ANCC scope and standards of the professional registered nurse and the professional development educator/specialist.

Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations; 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.

Leadership and management expertise including behavioral based interviewing, team dynamics/building and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Knowledge of quality outcome measures related to assigned areas and strategies to drive improved outcomes through evidenced based adult learning principles and competency assessment.

Use both summative and formative evaluation to determine and communicate effectiveness of programs to create change at the individual, service-line, and department level as appropriate.

Teach, coach and mentor others in program planning and development.

Ability to make tactical decisions around the allocation and direction of the work of supervised employees using established guidelines, policies and/or procedures.

Ability to make effective hiring and termination recommendations.

Ability to train, and evaluate performance of supervised staff.

General computer skills, including but not limited to: Microsoft Office, information security, scheduling and payroll systems, electronic medical documentation, and email.


Our competitive benefits package includes the following
– Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
– 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
– Tuition Reimbursement
– PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level


– EDUCATION – Masters’

– MAJOR – Nursing

– EXPERIENCE – 3 Years of Experience

&nbspMed-Surg Nursing Cert (RN-BC)

&nbspBasic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.

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