Loretto Management Corporation

  • Nurse Educator RN - Nottingham

    Department
    Housing - 5
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Shift
    First
    Weekends Required?
    No
  • Overview

    RN educator to teach the dementia CARES curriculum modules for home health aides working in memory care facilities within the Loretto Housing division. The position includes project management as well as training with flexible hours and scheduling. The Nurse Educator, RN, is responsible for the development, facilitation, implementation of educational programs, and maintenance of a positive educational milieu using best practice nursing standards. This is carried out by the coordination of existing and new programs that will continue to improve the quality of resident care through education, proper training, remediation and evaluation of staff.

    Responsibilities

    • Develops, implements, and evaluates new and existing educational programs. Establishes a priority system for in-service training needs. Coordinates the delivery of in-service programs on all shifts, as needed.
    • Serves as program instructor for clinical training programs.
    • Ensures educational programs meet all current federal, state and local regulations, and corporate policies.
    • Initiates new projects to meet training needs or DOH regulations.
    • Develops, presents, documents and provides resource material for educational and training needs and programs for staff. Maintains a resource library of training and educational material.
    • Publishes schedules of upcoming events.
    • Ensures appropriate documentation of all staff in-service records and clinical competencies annually and as needed.

     

    • Audits and monitors compliance of staff and effectiveness of training, educational and in-service programs.
    • Assesses individual needs of assigned staff for educational needs and remediation, both theory and clinical, and develops programs to meet those needs using available resources and staff, both in-house and outside speakers, instructors, etc.
    • Provides academic and clinical direction and follow-up for RNs/LPNs/HHAs.
    • Monitors and maintains all equipment used by Education Department.
    • Participates in the review, formulation, and revision of policies and procedures as appropriate.
    • Actively participates in quality assurance activities. Plans, implements and reviews training needs for Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI), and initiates modifications to address deficiencies in programs.
    • Assists in the orientation programs for all clinical staff as requested.
    • Participates in off-site training for self and staff as appropriate. Keeps current in best practices nursing care and training delivery methods.
    • Is responsible for promoting, role modeling and fostering compliance in the workplace. Communicates expectations to employees regarding compliance-oriented behavior. Demonstrates adherence to all compliance policies and procedures and the code of conduct.
    • Practices, teaches and role models safety awareness, reports any possible safety/environment issues to supervisor, and adheres to all safety regulations, policies and procedures.
    • Instills a discipline of adhering to service excellence by developing and maintaining positive, respectful relationships with all customers, internal and external.
    • Performs responsibilities according to the highest quality standards.

     

    • Promotes and role models a culture of collaboration and teamwork.
    • Participates in train-the-trainer programs as needed.

    Qualifications

    • Current NYS license and registration as an RN in good standing required.

    • BSN/BS preferred.

    • Two (2) years previous teaching experience required.
    • Proven understanding of effective learning theories and teaching strategies.
    • Long term care experience and experience in education or training preferred.

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