Professional Education/Development Consultant RN, Pasadena

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Excluding Post Secondary


Provides program planning/management, consultative and strategic planning services to senior executives and nursing executives in areas of nursing professional education, development, competencies and continuous learning in order to assess/evaluate, maintain, improve and develop professional nursing practices and align nursing education, professional development and professional practice with strategic organizational goals/objectives; manages the over-all design, implementation and evaluation/improvement of assigned professional nursing education/development programs in the California Region; dissemination of evidence base practice and manages best practice models that improve nursing and organizational performance.

Essential Functions:

- 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.
- Plans, develops, implements and evaluates collaborative and innovative education/continuous learning strategies and programs for Regional nursing personnel and aligns education/professional development and continuous learning.
- Plans, develops, maintains, evaluates/improves existing professional education/ development/learning services and programs throughout the California Region.
- Assesses priority education/professional development needs identified by senior nursing and other executives, as well as external agencies, partners and authorities.
- Provides linkage between identified educational needs and current and planned programs offered by internal and external sources/partners.
- Provides consultative services and acts as an expert resource to external and internal professional partner/stakeholders in the areas of professional nursing education/ development program design, development, improvement and evaluation.
- 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.
- Coordinates curricula related to specialty programs and cross-training.
- Establishes and evaluates education/development and advanced degree/learning programs.
- Communicates to Regional leadership the goals, objectives and planned outcomes of professional nursing education program development.
- Represents Regional education/development programs to internal and external groups, governmental agencies/authorities and schools/universities.

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum two (2) years of experience in the areas of complex curriculum design, development and evaluation, including the demonstrated ability to independently utilize skills/knowledge in statistical analysis, outcome measurement/educational program evaluation and qualitative and quantitative research.
- Minimum three (3) years of experience in nursing research, process improvement, clinical management or other closely related healthcare field.
- Master's degree in nursing, education or healthcare related field required.
License, Certification, Registration
- Current California RN License required.

Additional Requirements:
- 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.
- Travel required approximately 35 percent of the time.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

- Background community/academic partnership experience is preferred.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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