Director of Nursing Education and Professional Development

An exciting opportunity to work as the Director of Nursing Education and Professional Development at a reputable hospital in New York is now available! 

Join a health system recognized for their exceptional patient care throughout New York. The Director of Nursing Education and Professional Development has the opportunity to work at a state-of-the-art facility that uses the most advanced technology and techniques. This 400-bed acute care hospital is located in the greater New York area, recognized for their medical surgical, cardiac ICU, behavioral health and onsite emergency department. Founded over 100 years ago, this acute care hospital is part of a nationally recognized health system and also affiliated with one of the most reputable New York Medical Teaching Institutes in the region. Recently completing a large remodel, this hospital continues to grow, excited to welcome highly innovative, dedicated individuals to join their team.

Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer, the Director of Nursing Education and Professional Development will oversee the clinical education department, including the nurse educators and ancillary staff. The Director of Nursing Education will collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, including the CMO, Unit Directors, physicians, system educators, and specialists, to develop educational initiatives, ensure best practices and techniques used are up to date, and integrate evidence-based practices and standards. Other responsibilities of the Director of Nursing Education and Professional Development may include will ensuring state and federal compliance, updating policy procedures, evaluating goals, implementing quality improvement initiatives, developing strategic long term and short term growth plans for the department, researching best practices being used in the market, managing department budget, preparing all survey and accreditation material, assisting with the residency program, and oversee new-hire orientation and preceptor program. 

The Director of Nursing Education and Professional Development will be master’s prepared, have previous educational leadership experience and be a current registered nurse, nurse practitioner, or physician’s assistant with a recent clinical background and strong technical skills. In addition, the Director of Nursing Education must be up to date on evidence-based best practice and integrating and utilizing the most advanced technology and techniques. The Director of Nursing Education will have an overall understanding of the healthcare industry; recognizing potential trends while understanding how to mitigate risks and uncertainties that may arise. Additionally, the Director of Nursing Education and Professional Development will be a multitasker, strategic thinker, and work well with others.  

 Residing in the greater New York area, the Director of Nursing Education and Professional Development will work at a facility located just outside of New York City, easily commutable from New York or New Jersey. When the Director of Nursing Education and Professional Development isn’t working, they can enjoy the surrounding area filled with delicious food and endless entertainment. With a great work-life balance, the Director of Nursing Education and Professional Development can enjoy hiking, biking, and spending the day at the beach, or going into downtown New York to enjoy the museums and endless shopping opportunities. 

Joining one of the most prestigious health systems in the New York area as their Director of Nursing Education and Professional Development doesn't come around often, so don’t wait. The hospital is actively interviewing and prepared to offer the Director of Nursing Education and Professional Development a comprehensive compensation package, including a competitive salary, full suite of healthcare benefits, tuition reimbursement, 401K, generous PTO accrual schedule, the opportunity to be a part of a highly dedicated healthcare team, and much more. Learn more and apply today!