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Nursing Professional Development Practitioner (RN, MSN)

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Charlotte Hungerford Hospital


Torrington, CT

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Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 8
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Day shift, 8 hours per week

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, over 35,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network and provide critical support to our community in picturesque Northwestern Connecticut.

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for the 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut.  At Charlotte Hungerford, you will work in a small community setting, where neighbors are helping neighbors, yet you will still enjoy all the benefits and opportunities that come along with being part of a large health system. CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment.

The Nursing Professional Development (NPD) Practitioner is a Register Nurse with NPD practice judgement and expertise who influence professional role competence and growth of learners. The NPD practitioner

is responsible for supporting learners within the context and framework of the Nursing Professional Development, Scope and Standards practice as approved by the American Nurses Association.

This position works in collaboration with nursing leadership to foster and influence competency management, clinical nursing education, professional role development, policy standardization, collaborative partnerships, scientific inquiry, transition to practice and onboarding/orientation of new Hartford HealthCare colleagues.

The practitioner is an essential member of the nursing leadership team who promotes the alignment of regional NPD and practice excellence with the HHC system as a whole.



  • Minimum of 3 years of active clinical nursing experience.
  • At least 1 year of experience in an acute care environment.
  • Experience as a preceptor.
  • One year of relevant teaching experience preferred, nursing professional development and/or specialty area preferred.
  • Licensed Registered Nurse from the CT DPH obtained prior to hire date.
  • NPD or Clinical Specialty Certification within two years of hire hire/transfer NPD Specialty certification
  • BLS required

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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