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Nursing Professional Development Specialist - Oncology, West Penn

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA - West Penn Hospital
  • Nursing
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 


Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the educational activities for the assigned area(s) and participating in meeting the educational needs for assigned area(s).


  • Plans, develops, implements and evaluates educational programs and utilizes methods, measurements and tools to evaluate achievement of learning goals. (30%)
  • Works in collaboration with leadership and staff to facilitate and implement quality and performance improvement initiatives. (30%)
  • Serves as an educational consultant for leadership and staff in areas of program development, clinical practice, regulatory compliance, professional development, and other assigned committee work. (25%)
  • Participates in the coordination and continuity of orientation programs. (10%)
  • Conducts and analyzes formal and informal learning needs with leadership and staff. Develops and implements annual competency and education plan(s). (5%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required, including direct patient care.



  • Master’s Degree in Nursing or Education -OR- relevant experience and/or education as determined by the company in lieu of Master’s Degree in Nursing or Education
  • Current PA licensure as an RN
  • 2 years of relevant clinical experience and 2 years of education/training experience


  • CPR instructor certification
  • Certification in area of specialty

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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