In keeping with the services and resources available, under the direction and supervision of the Director of Education, the educator will be responsible for assisting in the development, facilitation, implementation and maintenance of a positive educational milieu. This is carried out by assisting in the coordination of those programs that will continue to improve the quality of participant care through education, proper training, remediation and evaluation of staff.
Develops, implements, and evaluates new programs as needed, and assists in establishing a priority system to in-service training needs and the development of such programs under the direction of and with approval of the Director of Nursing Education. Serves to support the Director of Nursing Education in planning, developing, presenting, documenting and providing resource material for educational and training needs and program for staff. Serves as program instructor for nursing personnel training programs. Coordinates present in-service programs (on all shifts, as needed). Assesses individual needs of staff for remediation, both theory and clinical, using available resources and staff both in-house and outside speakers, instructors, etc. Provides academic and clinical direction for follow-up for RNs/LPNs/Aides.
License and currently registered as a Professional Nurse in New York State BSN/MS preferred. Meet state and federal qualifications for NATC instructor. 4 years previous teaching experience highly desirable. 2 years clinical experience in geriatric setting preferred Train-the-Trainer certification or equivalent. Knowledge of CNA training program, DOH regulations, state survey process and Joint Commission Accreditation. Proven abilities in leadership and health teaching. Strong communication skills (written, oral, listening). Must be able to read and write English fluently.