Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Nursing Professional Development Specialist -Inpatient in New York, New York

Nursing Professional Development Specialist -Inpatient

Job Posting Number: 22483

Nursing – Education

New York,NY

May 22, 2018

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

Nursing Professional Development Specialist -Inpatient

We Are:

MSK is growing faster than ever before, creating new and exciting career opportunities for Nurses interested in staff training, education and professional development. We are currently seeking a Nurse Educator for the inpatient areas to become part of our Nursing Professional Development Specialist Team!

You Will:

  • Work in a collaborative and multidisciplinary environment

  • Plan, develop, coordinate, implement and evaluate nursing staff development programs, including orientation, in-services, continuing education, specialty and just in time programs

  • In collaboration with the Nurse Residency Program Coordinator, designs and implements innovative strategies to ensure effective role transition for new graduate nurses in the residency program

  • Collaborates with Nurse Leaders and Clinical Nurse Specialists to meet institutional, departmental, divisional and unit based goals.

You Are:

  • A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward

  • Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information

  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals

  • Effective at gaining the support and commitment of others by engaging them around your point of view and priorities

  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances

You Have:

  • NYS RN License

  • Master’s degree required in Nursing Education (preferred) / other nursing related masters considered

  • 5 years of recent and relevant clinical experience with proven leadership abilities, demonstrated knowledge of adult learning theory and use of educational teaching methodologies

  • Specialty certification required

  • BLS, ACLS, PALS instructor preferred

Hours: Four Flexible 10 hour shifts (days)


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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