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Company: Kettering Health
Location: Kettering, OH
Career Level: Hourly
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Kettering Health is a not-for-profit system of 13 medical centers and more than 120 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. We are committed to transforming the health care experience with high-quality care for every stage of life. Our service-oriented mission is in action every day, whether it's by providing care in our facilities, training the next generation of health care professionals, or serving others through international outreach.



Job Summary:

  • The Nursing Professional Development Specialist (NPDS) is a professional nurse who contributes to the learning and ethical practice development of all nursing employees.
  • Responsibilities of the role include serving as an educator, career coach, mentor and leader within the organization.
  • The NPDS assists, facilitates and guides the development of nursing employees beginning with initial orientation and continuing throughout the employment of the individual.
  • The NPDS serves as a resource to leadership for the implementation of education programs, evidenced based practice and outcomes evaluation.
  • The Nursing Professional Development Specialist systematically enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing professional development practice.
  • The delivery of nursing care within the Kettering Health Network reflects the missions, vision, values and philosophies, of the organization and nursing departments.
  • The Nursing Professional Development Specialist reports to a Nurse Manager or a Nursing Director.

Educational Requirements:

  • Licensed in the state of Ohio as a Registered Nurse
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (NLN, ACEN, or CCNE)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing required
  • Nursing related Master's degree required (must be initiated within one year post hire and completed within 4 years)
  • Certification in specialty area required
  • BLS required
  • Minimum of five years clinical experience



  • Medical Surgical Nurse Preceptor Experience
  • Experience with RN Professional Development Programs, (Professional Ladder, Leader Development, etc)

  • Strong intrapersonal skills
  • Proficient in utilizing computer software
  • Experience with an electronic learning management system preferred


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