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Professional Development Specialist - Perioperative/OR

Professional Development Specialist - Perioperative/OR

Professional Development Specialist - Perioperative/OR

Swedish Health Services
Seattle, WA 98122

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Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Professional Development Specialist (1 FTE, Day Shift) to work in the Clinical Education Department at Swedish Shared Services in Seattle, WA.

This position will provide service group educational support to clinical staff and will be focused on staff clinical development and expertise. Will work intimately with the service group director and Clinical Nurse Specialist to plan for the development of excellence in care. This position will emphasize the use of educational theory and expertise to foster clinical growth to increase the competency of staff and ensure safe and positive patient outcomes.

In this position you will:

  • Uses multiple resources to assess the learning needs of staff and assists them in developing a personal professional growth plan
  • Plans and operationalizes educational activities to meet the educational needs of staff and provide individualized and group activities to support growth in clinical expertise based on research and evidence base knowledge
  • Uses appropriate tools to measure the adequacy of learning and absorption/application of information and remediates as necessary
  • Acts as a consultant for individuals and groups regarding methods of educational delivery, curriculum development, and evaluation strategies
  • Differentiates the types of issues that lend themselves to educational intervention and provides learning opportunities for those that are truly learning deficits


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing
  • Current active Washington State Registered Nurse license
  • Three (3) years experience in nursing leadership including clinical experience in associated service line area.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Emphasis on education with current clinical competence in service group

About Swedish Shared Services

Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. Our expanding network of facilities currently includes three hospital locations in Seattle, a hospital in Edmonds and the new Swedish Issaquah campus. It also consists of Swedish Medical Group’s network of primary care clinics, and affiliations with suburban hospitals and specialty clinics throughout Greater Seattle.

Each campus has a local operations leadership team, supported by centrally located and led corporate services, such as Human Resources, Financial and Information Services.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nursing - Other

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Cherry Hill James Tower (WA197) 550 17th Ave Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 324276

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