Job Description The System Director of Nursing Research and Evidenced~Based practice is responsible for oversight of strategic initiatives for evidence based practice and nursing research to promote the delivery of quality patient care and improved patient outcomes. Serves as a leader, mentor and role model to facilitate the design and implementation of efforts to engage nurses in research activities and ensure that nurses view research as a critical component of nursing practice. Key activities will include the identification of nursing practice issues requiring investigation, fostering collaboration with other health team members, exploring research funding opportunities, and dissemination of nursing research findings to the lay public, other clinicians and the scientific community. This role is also accountable for the development of programs to educate, support and enhance research related knowledge of nursing associates and seeks to advance evidenced based practice through multi~center collaboration and with academic partners. Will work in partnership with the AHC Department of Research. Accountabilities: Provides leadership and direction in the development and implementation of evidence based practice and nursing research strategic plan across AHC. Facilitates communication of and interpretation of evidence~based knowledge into clinical practice and education. Provides direction and mentorship to nurses in research and professional development activities. Participates in the needs assessment, planning, and development of educational programs for nursing personnel. Participates in the assessment, planning and development of funding mechanisms for nursing research and evidence based practice.
Job ID: 90884