Job: Director of Professional Practice & Research

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Posted: 10/05/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 71402

Job Description

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Phoenix and Scottsdale locations, AZ


Ctr for NursingExcellence



Days flexible




The Director of Professional Practice and Research provides visionary leadership to individuals and interdisciplinary teams within the Center for Clinical Excellence and across the organization as a whole. Collaborates with senior leadership, management, and physician colleagues to achieve program goals. This role requires the application of significant previous experience and existing knowledge in the areas of Magnet qualifications, scientific research, and clinical practice standards. The Director will be responsible for overseeing activities within the organization related to professional clinical practice, research, evidenced?based practice, and clinical outcomes improvement. This role will coordinate efforts to maintain Magnet Hospital designation and achieve compliance with all Magnet requirements.

The Director will take a leadership role in overseeing the Professional Clinical Growth Program and clinical professional development programs; supporting the application of evidence based practice; and defining innovative strategies to build a culture of clinical excellence and reliable care. In addition, the Director will be pivotal to promoting clinical research within the clinical organization.


EDUCATION: Doctor of Nursing Practice or Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing.

EXPERIENCE: Seven (7) years of professional nursing practice, including at least three (3) years of nursing management experience.

CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and licensure to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Arizona.

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