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NPD GENERALIST

METHODIST CHARLTON MEDICAL CTR

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

3

Part-time

Day

8-4

Methodist Charlton Medical Center is seeking a Part-time NPD Generalist to join the Department of Education TEAM!

This position is for critical care/intermediate care educator with strong cardiology background.


Your Job:

In this highly technical, fast paced, and challenging nursing position, you'll collaborate with multidisciplinary team members to provide the very best care for patients. The scope of practice for the Nursing Professional Development (NPD) Generalist supports the changing landscape of healthcare in an interprofessional practice and learning environment.The NPD Generalist supports lifelong learners in an interprofessional environment that facilitates continuous development and learning for the healthcare team. The NPD Generalist uses tools, theories, skills, and knowledge to advance the practice of the NPD specialty to improve the healthcare practice of learners.

Your Job Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing required
  • Current CPR certification required
  • Current license to practice professional nursing in Texas 
  • 5 years of health care experience in clinical nursing practice and application of adult education theory in a hospital and/or School of Nursing
Your Job Responsibilities:
  • Learning facilitator: The NPD Generalist uses the educational design process to bridge the knowledge, skills, and /or practice gaps identified through a needs assessment
  • Change agent: The NPD Generalist actively works to transform processes at micro-, meso-, and macrosystem levels through inspiration, initiation, adoption, and sustainment of and adaptation to change using project management and improvement processes.
  • Mentor: The NPD Generalist advances the profession by contributing to the professional development of other and supporting life-long learning as individuals develop across practice, professional and educational settings.
  • Leader: The NPD Generalist influences the interprofessional practice and learning environments, the NPD specialty, the profession of nursing, and healthcare.
  • Champion for scientific inquiry: The NPD Generalist promotes the generation and dissemination of new knowledge and the use of evidence to advance NPD practice, guide clinical practice, and improve patient care.
  • Advocate for NPD specialty: The NPD Generalist actively supports, promotes, and demonstrates nursing professional development as a nursing practice specialty.
  • Partner for practice transitions: The NPD Generalist supports the transition of nurses and other healthcare team members across learning and practice environments, roles, and professional stages.

Methodist Charlton Medical Center is a teaching, full-service, midsize hospital that is a true wellness partner for the Duncanville, Cedar Hill, Lancaster, and DeSoto communities. We're a full-service hospital with interventional cardiology services, a comprehensive cancer program, hip and knee joint replacement programs certified by The Joint Commission, and a designated Advanced Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. Serving far southwest Dallas since 1975, Methodist Charlton is under construction on a new ICU unit that will expand to 32 beds. We're a busy, growing hospital. Plus we have been named among the Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission. We offer an exciting, demanding, and fulfilling career for professionals, where you can work with complex, high-acuity cases. Other expertise includes:

  • American College of Cardiology (ACC) Foundation NCDR ACTION Registry®-GWTG™ Platinum Performance Achievement Award
  • Accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC)
  • Full-service interventional cardiology services including cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology, open heart surgery, and STEMI.
  • Methodist Health System believes its greatest asset is the team members in our organization that values and encourages diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our organization. These are our guiding principles:

    Mission:

    To improve and save lives through compassionate quality health care.

    Vision for the Future

    To be the trusted provider of integrated quality health care in North Texas.

    Core Values

    Methodist Health System core values reflect our historic commitment to Christian concepts of life and learning:


    Servant Heart - compassionately putting others first
    Hospitality - offering a welcoming and caring environment
    Innovation - courageous creativity and commitment to quality
    Noble - unwavering honesty and integrity
    Enthusiasm - celebration of individual and team accomplishment
    Skillful - dedicated to learning and excellence

    We know that employees who are happy, healthy, and fulfilled take better care of patients. We also know that caring for our employees as individuals makes us a better organization. Our benefits include:

    • Medical plan choices
    • Pharmacy coverage
    • Dental and vision plans
    • AD&D insurance
    • Employee assistance program
    • Flexible spending account
    • Paid time off
    • Extended illness benefits
    • Wellness program
    • Weight management, tobacco cessation, and prenatal programs
    • Basic and volunteer life insurance
    • Short-term and long-term disability
    • Retirement plans with matched contributions
    • Leave of absence
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Adoption assistance
    • Employee discounts
    • And more.