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Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System Nursing Professional Development Generalist - Our Lady of the Lake - Education in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The Nursing Professional Development Generalist plans and develops appropriate training, utilizing behavioral objectives, lesson plans, and testing methodology in order to ensure that the organization's personnel receive the necessary education in order to perform their duties.


4 years clinical experience. If working in specialty area such as ICU, ER, or Surgical Services, must have 2 years experience in the area of specialty.


Bachelor's Degree



Special Skills

Good oral & written Communication, interpersonal, critical thinking, organizational, time management & public speaking skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office systems.


Current and unrestricted RN license by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing and BLS Certification. If working in specialty area such as ICU, ER, or Surgical Services, must have certification in the area of specialty.

Education/Training Program

  • Provides introductory education and training to all new employees so they may perform their jobs, as well as promoting a positive work environment.

  • Develops continuing education for the staff in an effort to enhance the quality of care within the organization.

  • Plans and coordinates training activities utilizing educational processes that incorporate adult learning principles.

  • Develops and designs appropriate behavioral objectives, lesson plans, teaching tools, training schedules, testing methodology and evaluation tools in order to ensure personnel receive appropriate training for their level of expertise.

  • Develops self-study modules to be utilized for orientation as well as yearly competencies.

  • Modifies education programs, as needed, based on evaluation data.


  • Develops programs, processes and documentation systems to maintain accreditation status as a provider and sponsor of high quality nursing continuing education activities.

  • Maintains appropriate documentation of educational records and statistics in order to ensure continued accreditation as a provider of continuing education.

  • Develops and evaluates competency based performance criteria based on the goals of each department and the organization as a whole.

  • Promotes the quality and efficiency of his/her own performance by remaining current with the latest trends in healthcare. Participates in job-related seminars, workshops, conferences and affiliations with professional organizations.

Collaboration & Partnership

  • Promotes and maintains effective communications with all departments within the organization.

  • Assists staff in identifying their learning needs and planning learning activities to meet those needs based on technical skills, interpersonal relations skills, and critical thinking skills.

Other Duties as Assigned

  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested