Professional Development Nurse Educator - Tenders Global

Professional Development Nurse Educator

Centra Health

Position: Professional Development Nurse Educator

Schedule: Full Time and Part Time available. Multiple openings in the Medical Surgical and Emergency Department settings

Organization: Centra Health

Location: Multiple locations available, including: Lynchburg and Bedford

****We have openings in the following settings at Lynchburg General Hospital: Medical Surgical and Emergency Department. Previous nursing experience in any of these settings is preferred.

****We also have a Part Time generalist role at Bedford Memorial Hospital.

About Centra Health:

Set in the heart of Central Virginia, Centra Health is a regional, nonprofit healthcare system including four hospitals, a network of medical centers, as well as various specialty and primary care practices located along the Blue Ridge. At Centra, providing excellence in patient care, utilizing the latest evidence-based research, and fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion are at the forefront of our belief system. Centra is home to the Central Virginia Center for Simulation and Virtual Learning, the only center in Virginia that offers a full range of simulation experiences.

We want to partner with you to live your best life. At Centra, we want to listen carefully and get to know you well. We want to understand your hopes, goals and dreams. As a candidate considering employment with our organization, we want you to understand that it is our mission to help partner with you throughout each stage of your career.

Job Description:

The Professional Development Nurse Educator uses tools, theories, skills and knowledge of Professional Development to improve the practice of the healthcare team. This role is responsible for promoting lifelong learning of the healthcare team through orientation/onboarding, competency management, education, professional role development, research/EBP/QI, and collaborative partnerships.


· Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, or equivalent healthcare related bachelor’s degree; Willing to enroll in master’s program within 3 years

· Requires at least two years’ experience in healthcare and knowledge of adult learning principles

· Must have strong organizational skills and attention to detail

· Prefer candidates to have previous education/teaching experience

· Must be certified in Healthcare Continuing Professional Development (CHCP)/Board Certified in Nursing Professional Development (NPD-BC) or willing to obtain within 1 year of eligibility

· Must be licensed as a registered nurse in Virginia or hold a compact state licensure

When recruiting and retaining talent at Centra, our hiring needs are based on matching a candidate’s job qualifications with our job requirements and department needs without regard to race, color, age, religion or belief, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Centra is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.

Be yourself. Be a partner with Centra.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $30.00 – $45.00 per hour


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift

Work Location: One location

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