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Nursing Professional Development (NPD) Practitioner, Mammoth Lakes, CA

Mammoth Hospital


Mammoth Lakes, CA

May 11, 2017

About Mammoth Hospital

Seeking an escape from the rat race? Join us at Mammoth Hospital in the beautiful Eastern Sierra mountains! Rather than sitting in traffic, imagine bookending your workday with a run down the ski slopes or a hike along any one of the dozens of mountains that surround Mammoth Lakes. Living in Mammoth Lakes places you in the middle of world class skiing, hiking, rock climbing, road and mountain biking, and fishing. Plus Mammoth Hospital is only 45 minutes from Yosemite National Park. With less than 400 staff members, Mammoth Hospital has a familiar, easygoing atmosphere. Our staff here agree, it’s truly a great place to work-- ranking in the 98th percentile for hospital staff satisfaction. Mammoth Hospital is a patient-centered, quality driven district hospital, one of only three California hospitals to earn a Five-Star CMS rating for Patient Satisfaction. With 17-beds, this forward-thinking Critical Access Hospital and Rural Health Clinic is one of the founding members of the National Rural Accountable Care Organization. Its advanced technology, modern facilities, and superb medical staff are highly valued resources in the community.

Job Summary:

Nursing Professional Development (NPD) Practitioner position supports system-wide learning and performance improvement activities for our most important stakeholders - our front-line staff serving our patients and families. The NPD Practitioner coordinates effective and efficient nursing education and competency for the nursing and front-line staff of Mammoth Hospital and Clinics. The NPD Practitioner identifies staff learning needs and collaborates with clinical and educational experts to identify resources to meet the needs of the hospital and clinics staff. The NPD Practitioner is expected to have a relatively high degree of analytical abilities, strong interpersonal skills, an ability to work independently and show attention to detail. The NPD Practitioner will strive to model the NPD Standards of Practice which include: Competency Management, Education, Onboarding and Orientation, Role Development, Collaborative Partnerships, Research and Evidenced-Based Practice, and Performance Improvement.


  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of California *Bachelor's degree required
  • 2 years staff development or teaching experience preferred *BLS certification required *ACLS/PALS - preferred

For more information and to apply visit http://mammothhospital.org/employment/

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