The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA), a national association located in Pittsburgh, serving nurses and other healthcare professionals working in palliative and hospice care, is seeking an experienced Nurse Educator to provide program development and support for education courses and publications. The Nurse Educator is responsible for coordinating and managing processes and developing course content and materials, and serves as a planning team member for HPNA conferences and other projects. As a Nurse Educator for HPNA you will:
•Develop new and revised publications by communicating with coordinators, editors, and faculty; drafting calls for topics/abstracts, and reviewing and revising project-related documents.
•Develop and conduct education courses by managing logistics (live and online) with faculty/speakers and staff, reviewing/editing/preparing course materials, generating reports, and summarizing and analyzing data.
•Manage the CE providership and CE request process by processing course materials submitted for contact hour approval, overseeing completion of course certificates and reports, maintaining CE application records, and working with accreditation agencies.
•Participate in the revision and development of organizational position statements by preparing timelines and coordinating with content contributors and reviewers.
•Provide instruction to other team members and developing FAQs to share with staff and volunteer leaders.
•Provide customer service to volunteer and authors, editors, reviewers, speakers, and session coordinators.
•Maintain current knowledge of palliative nursing, trends in palliative care, and scholarly publishing by participating in educational offerings, networking, and maintaining relationships in clinical and educational arenas.
•Bachelor’s degree with current license to practice as a registered nurse required, Master’s with CHPN or ACHPN certification preferred
•Two years of teaching or staff education/curriculum development experience
•Nursing clinical and management experience, with current knowledge of hospice and palliative nursing practice and standards
•Effective verbal and written communication skills
•Self-directed, motivated, and strong time management skills; flexibility to adapt to a changing environment
•Experience with appropriate application software
Internal Number: 2018021001
About Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association
The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) is a national membership association representing the specialty of palliative nursing. Together with the affiliated organizations, the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation (HPNF) and the Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center (HPCC), HPNA works to fulfill its mission to advance expert care in serious illness and its vision to transform the care and culture of serious illness.