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RN - Professional Development Specialist (Educator for Staffing Pool) - Center for Nursing Excellence - Flexi/PRN (880)

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Friday, March 8, 2024
RN - Professional Development Specialist (Educator for Staffing Pool) - Center for Nursing Excellence - Flexi/PRN (880) - (T215191)


Pay Range: $37.35 - $60.65 / hourly
- UAB Medicine provides a variety of resources to support employees both personally and professionally.

Job Description
The RN Professional Development Specialist (NPDS) will provide clinical education for staff in the Staffing Pool of UAB Hospital. This Day shift position may also require training staff on Night shifts.

To accomplish the strategic goals of nursing service working as an advanced nursing professional within the Center for Nursing Excellence. To influence the culture of nursing excellence throughout the organization by engaging in education, quality, evidence-based practice, scholarly activities, regulatory affairs and research. To positively impact and advance nursing practice, quality metrics and patient outcomes.

Work with the Best at UAB Medicine:
UAB Medicine is Alabama’s largest single-site employer and operates over 1,200 beds and over 200 clinics in
Birmingham, Alabama. Our nurses are committed to delivering patient- and family-centric care, and our interdisciplinary care teams provide high-quality, compassionate service. When you become part of UAB Medicine, you join a nationally ranked academic medical center committed to education and advancing medical science through research.

- 5-time Magnet-designated organization
- U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, #1 in Alabama
- America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer, Forbes, 2021
- Level I Trauma Center
- NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Our success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture, which promotes shared governance and empowers nurses at the bedside to be their absolute best. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.


Master's degree in Nursing or related field and five (5) years of related experience required. If Master's degree in related field, must have Bachelor's degree in Nursing. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement. Currently licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Alabama Board of Nursing required. Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) is required or should be obtained within 30 days of employment. Depending on the unit/department, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) may be required.

Primary Location

: UAB Hospital

Job Category

: Nursing Careers-Registered Nurse


: 706250000 Nursing Services

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Rotation / Flexible Staffing / Multiple Shifts