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 Director of Education to provide leadership and accountability for the practice and the operational function of Education program. The Director of Education is responsible for assessment, planning, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of education products and services for the organization. As Director of Education for HPNA you will:
•Direct development, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs and products in collaboration with the Director of Professional Practice.
•Organize teams, recruit faculty, and review publications and presentations for sound evidence-based content in collaboration with the Director of Professional Practice.
•Manage staff in charge of registration, orders, CE process, and evaluation of educational programs and materials.
•Assess, plan, coordinate, market, and evaluate educational offerings and identify and recommend technologies and partnerships to achieve goals.
•Develop strategic plan for education and professional development programs and services.
•Coordinate RFPs and meeting space contracts for education programs.
•Recruit, assemble, and assign tasks to a volunteer Education Advisory Team and coordinate their efforts.
•Coordinate and maintain Approved Educator Program and develop online training for initial completion and renewal. •Achieve and maintain requirements for CE accreditation. (ANCC and California Board of Nursing) with the Nurse Educators.
•Maintain current knowledge of palliative nursing, trends in palliative care, education technology, and scholarly publishing by participating in educational offerings, networking, and maintaining relationships in clinical and educational arenas.
•Master’s degree in nursing with current license to practice as a registered nurse/advanced practice registered nurse and CHPN® or ACHPN® certification (or willingness to test); or
•Master’s degree in related field and credentialed within that area
•Three years of teaching or staff education or curriculum development experience
•Palliative nursing clinical and management experience preferred
•Ability to work cooperatively with others, effective verbal and written communication and public speaking skills
Internal Number: 2018050502
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.