The Manager, Neonatal Clinical Programs identifies and develops strategies that connect members, colleagues, and institution customers to AWHONN educational services and programs focused neonatal and family centered care. This individual demonstrates abilities for linking and interfacing with external and internal stakeholders, including education, technology, marketing, and sales teams, to ensure successful delivery and implementation of AWHONN clinical education solutions.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Institutional Clinical Education Development
Investigate areas of need through fact-based market and customer insights research with the lead nurse planner.
Explore new opportunities within the AWHONN market sectors that have potential to increase revenue growth.
Assist in the creation of business cases for clinical education innovations, including cross-platform opportunities.
Develop product concept design options with a primary focus on neonatal care programs and products in collaboration with the Education team.
Continuing Nursing Education
Participate in assessing clinical program needs of AWHONN members and groups who care for women and newborns.
Serve as a Nurse Planner and member of the AWHONN Provider Unit.
Participate in evaluation of the impact and effectiveness of AWHONN programs, products, and services.
Offer consultation for the development, dissemination, and evaluation of neonatal-related and other products that offer innovative strategies to institutions and group purchases.
Maintains expertise in educational design and adult learning theories, assumes responsibility for implementing accreditation criteria for selected educational activities.
Develops simulation-based education for live and enduring education material.
Identify and work with subject matter experts to review/produce AWHONN content.
Serves as clinical/organizational liaison to identified organizations as requested.
Keeps abreast of current clinical issues and research for continuing professional development and integrates relevant findings and information as applicable for program development.
Performs other duties as required.
Provide ongoing professional mentoring within the organization, assist in expansion of learning, translation of clinical expertise to non-clinical staff, provide tools to help build knowledge, skills, and growth capacity. Serve as a resource for staff colleagues. Promote positive work environment for all staff and effectively collaborate with leadership team.
Works independently under the guidance of the Director of Clinical Program Development. Receives guidance on clarification and interpretation of policies of the organization. Work is periodically reviewed while in progress and/or upon completion.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree in nursing required.
Master’s degree in nursing or relevant graduate degree required.
Current, unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse.
Current certification in specialty area.
Experience as a Clinical Educator or Clinical Nurse Specialist, highly desirable
Five to ten years of recent clinical experience in neonatal, neonatal special care, and/or neonatal intensive care nursing.
Experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating EBP or quality improvement projects strongly preferred.
Experience in developing or overseeing an orientation pathway in neonatal settings, highly preferred.
Accreditation body Nurse Planner experience, strongly preferred.
Experience in working with diverse populations of nurses and patients, highly preferred.
Demonstrated experience in project management.
Budget development experience preferred.
Experience in innovative educational program design, implementation and evaluation in an association setting highly desirable.
Demonstrated ability to be flexible and manage multiple priorities often under tight timelines.
Highly effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated skill with attention to detail, quality, and accuracy of output.
Demonstrated computer skills required, preferably using Microsoft Office Suites applications.
This position is eligible for telecommuting and will be required to adhere to AWHONN’s Telecommuter Policy. This individual will be expected to travel to AWHONN headquarters in Washington, DC annually and more frequently as necessary for business purposes. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.
The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) is a not-for-profit membership organization that promotes the health of women and newborns. Our mission is to empower and support nurses caring for women, newborns, and their families through research, education, and advocacy.