Nursing Staff Development Instructor

Post #
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Nursing Education
Full-time; Days
Roswell Park offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties

The Nursing Staff Development Instructor promotes professional development of all nursing personnel; provides orientation; assesses, plans, coordinates, implements and evaluates educational programs designed to meet identified learning needs; provides educational intervention that enhances growth and allows nursing staff to provide high quality nursing care to all oncology patients; leads nursing quality improvement initiatives in collaboration with the unit managers; manages the clinical competency assessment processes; continuously identifies and implements evidence-based nursing practice and assists with patient care activities to maintain clinical competence.


Applicants must have a License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New York. They must also have a Master’s degree in Nursing, Education, or a related healthcare field and the equivalent of three years of full-time nursing experience which includes education/preceptor experience or previous teaching experience; or a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Education or a related health care field and the equivalent of five years of full-time nursing experience which includes education/preceptor experience or previous teaching experience. The preferred candidate will have oncology experience, knowledge of basic med/surg and intensive care nursing practices and knowledge and skill to provide care tailored to different populations. They will also have experience in competency assessment of nursing staff and ability to provide necessary education to achieve required competencies. They will have demonstrated leadership skills and computer literacy in Microsoft Office and database management. They will also have excellent verbal and written communication and analytical skills.

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