Director, Professional Development & Education

Martin Luther King Jr Community Hospital | Los Angeles, California 90059

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: August 15, 2023
Opportunity Code: 33152


Join Martin Luther King Jr Community Hospital as the Director of Professional Development and Education 

The Position

  • The Director of Professional Development and Education will be responsible for providing leadership of department operations and educational and professional development activities for personnel across the organization. 
  • The Director will achieve a standardized competency process across the system to evaluate the learning needs of the workforce and completed career development activities. 
  • Collaborate with the Department Directors and Managers in planning the on-going education of the hospital management and staff. 
  • This position reports to the Chief Nursing Officer. 
  • Seeking an experienced leader with management background in an acute hospital setting. Must have a positive communication and team relationship style.


  • Master’s required; Doctorate preferred. 

The Organization

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital opened in 2015. Recognizing they had a unique opportunity to reinvent the way care is delivered in safety-net communities. 
  • Their goal is to provide care equal to that found in more affluent areas and that commitment is reflected in everything they do. 
  • From the beautiful, state-of-the-art facilities to the best-in-class technology, systems and operations, to their mission-driven providers from the nation’s leading academic centers, they have established an intentional, quality-driven healthcare culture to address South LA’s most pressing health problems. 
  • MLKCH provides maternity, critical and inpatient care via its 131-bed hospital and primary & specialty care in our outpatient doctors’ offices throughout South LA.

The Community

  • Los Angeles is the largest city in California by population, and the second largest city in the country by population. There are 88 incorporated cities in L.A. County. The City of Los Angeles is the largest by population and the smallest is Vernon (population 112).
  • Los Angeles isn’t just one city, it’s many. With breathtaking beaches and incredible movie studios, it’s hard not to get lost in all the things you can do. 
  • Dining, shopping, great weather, outdoor adventures, major sporting events, everything is available. 




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