The Professional Development Manager will be responsible for staff development via assessment, development, and evaluation of competence about their role in the Acute Rehabilitation environment and works collaboratively with nursing and therapy leads. The Professional Development Manager will serve as an expert in clinical areas and serve as the liaison between PH&R, the Shady Grove Campus, and the Corporate Educational Team. The Professional Development Manager collaborates with organizational leaders and stakeholders to measure program outcomes and will be responsible for developing, overseeing and evaluating the following staff development activities:
New employee orientation for clinical disciplines, agency, and travelers (Day 2 and on)
Preceptor development and follow up
Collaboration with the Campus Residency Program leaders
In-service educational activities
Planning and implementing access to appropriate literature and databases in planning, providing and evaluating patient care.
The Professional Development Manager will be responsible for promoting, developing and planning continuing education activities designed to enhance the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of staff, beyond basic competencies. The Professional Development Manager will also be responsible for developing, overseeing and evaluating the following continuing education activities:
Key lead in a nursing committee
Serves on System committees representing PH&R
Identification of professional conferences which will enhance the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of staff.
Certification courses for staff
Advanced clinical practicums
Partnerships with outside organizations that enhance the clinical staff's skills, knowledge, and attitudes, and also benefit the community
Advanced learning activities designed to support the Clinical Practice Advance Program
Development of an area of clinical expertise
Serving as mentor/faculty/clinical instructor for students
Leading and participating in professional organizations (nursing and non-nursing)
Leading and participating in interdisciplinary teams, committees, and workgroups
Leading and participating in Evidence-Based Performance Improvement Projects
Leading and participating in Evidenced-based Research.
Submits/participates in the development and management of NSPS grants with the State of Maryland
The Professional Development Manager will prepare the annual department budget, demonstrate leadership and professionalism, uphold the RISES standards with self, staff, and stakeholders, and actively participates in hospital/department goals and objectives.
The individual has a flexible schedule. A minimum of five days a week. May be required to come in on weekend for training.
Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.
Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.