Nurse Evidence Based Practice (EBP) Specialist - Nursing Research & EBP Dept.
Casual - 8 or16 hrs. per week Day Shift
ChristianaCare is currently seeking a DNP prepared EBP specialist for the Nursing Research and EBP department. In this role, you will serve as a leader in systemwide EBP program development, provide program oversight, mentor, and serve as a key content expert. In this role you will have the opportunity to lead EBP foundations in practice and facilitate the translation of evidence into practice with the goal of improving outcomes.
Collaborate with nurses and other members of the healthcare team on evidence-based practice (EBP) initiatives that align with the Department of Nursing's strategic direction and the healthcare system's annual operating plan (AOP) goals.
Ignites the spirit of inquiry and partners with nurses to investigate clinical practice questions to advance nursing practice through EBP opportunities.
Mentors and educates nurses on the EBP process and the translation of research into practice.
Provides expertise and guidance in EBP program development, management, and evaluation.
Disseminates results of EBP projects internally and externally.
Education & Requirements:
DNP or PhD or EdD required
MSN or BSN from an accredited nursing program required
Active nursing license
Minimum of 2 years' experience in Evidence Based Practice can be in clinical, teaching or school related projects
Prefer demonstrated track record of scholarly activities (peer reviewed publications and presentations).
Demonstrated leadership qualities
Demonstrated knowledge of EBP initiatives, nursing education, and clinical practice knowledge
Experience in using electronic medical records, Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access), and other data collection, analysis and reporting platforms
This is a Casual position, working 8 or 16 hours a week.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.