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RN Care Coordinator/Case Manager Education Specialist

Wellstar Shared Services • Marietta, GA • Nursing: Non-Bedside • 100476 • Days • Full-Time


How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.


HYBRID model - will visit hospitals as required.
Remote work depends on location.


The Nurse Professional Development Specialist (RN Care Coordinator/Case Manager Education Development Specialist) works collaboratively to assess, identify, plan, implement, coordinate, facilitate, and evaluate educational activities through a systems model. This includes the tools, theories, skills, and knowledge of the specialty to improve healthcare practice of learners based on the Association of Nurse Professional Development (ANPD) Practice Model. Using expertise in education and professional development practices, the NPD Specialist leads the staff, leadership, faculty and researchers to implement and evaluate professional development programs that influence professional role competence, continuous learning and growth, promotes synergistic practices and patient outcomes throughout the organization, and advances Wellstar’s Nursing Professional Practice Model and in accordance with Association Nursing Professional Development Scope and Standards of Professional Nursing Practice. Roles include learning facilitator, change agent, mentor, leader, champion for scientific inquiry, advocate for Nurse Professional Development specialty and partner for practice transitions.
The Nursing Professional Development Specialist leads and supports the Nursing Professional Development Generalist, clinical manager, and interprofessional team to implement, document, and modify evidence-based, quality, and educational programs and activities that promote professional competency and role performance for nursing and non-licensed staff.

Focus: RN Care Coordinator/Case Manager Education


Required Minimum Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and a Master’s Degree in Nursing or a nursing healthcare/education related degree required. Associate Degree in Nursing is accepted when it is accompanied with a Master’s Degree in Nursing. Doctor of Nursing Practice, or Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing or Education from an accredited school preferred.

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification:
Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia or hold a privilege to practice in the State of Georgia under the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC); Must have a current CPR/BLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position. National certification in area of specialty or Nursing Professional Development preferred.

Required Minimum Experience/Scope:
Experience in educator role. Minimum of 5 years of experience in related field. Experience with direct patient care preferred. This role may be required to support more than one facility or specialty.

Required Minimum Skills:
Ability to read, write, and speak English language, optimize the use of technology to support learning and holds advanced computer skills; demonstrates emotional intelligence; strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer service skills required; ability to function in a fast paced environment and respond to emergencies in using adecisive, composed and respectful manner; possess excellent time management skills; possess a strong understanding of adult learning theories and can utilize multi-methods to implement training/development. Develops tools, theories, skills, and knowledge to advance the practice of the NPD specialty. Provides consultation to influence plans, enhance the abilities of others and effect changes. Maintains educational or clinical competencies appropriate for role. Promotes concept of lifelong learning. Supports integration of research into practice. Uses appropriate measurement tools and methods in quality improvement, evidence-based practice, and research activities and shares at national forums. Involves learners in assessment of needs and identification of outcomes. Ensures educational programs are congruous with organizational mission and goals. Produces desired outcomes relevant to organization. Selects appropriate teaching strategies to facilitate behavioral change. Evaluates effectiveness and outcomes of educational endeavors. Evaluates overall program effectiveness. Promotes career development and role transition. Develop, coordinate, manage, facilitate, conduct, and evaluate onboarding, orientation, and competency programs for nursing and other healthcare personnel.

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