Jul 14, 2021

Nursing Professional Development Specialist

  • UVA Health System
  • Charlottesville, VA, USA
Full time

Job Description

Nursing Professional Development Specialists are responsible for the centralized orientation continuing education professional development and mandatory training of the UVA Health System nursing staff. Specifically this includes assessment of needs the design marketing delivery and evaluation of learning programs.

  • Functions as a nursing professional development specialist to help design, implement and evaluate continuing nursing education and orientation activities.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $63,939.20 - $102,294.40 Annual


Education: Graduate of accredited Nursing program required. Master’s Degree required or completion within 12 months of hire. Master’s in Nursing or Master’s in Education strongly preferred.

Experience: 3 years clinical nursing experience required. 2 years educational experience preferred

Licensure: Licensed to Practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required. Certification in an associated specialty is expected within 2-3 years upon reaching eligibility requirement.


This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.