RN - Educator

Posted Date 1 month ago(4/10/2024 8:54 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
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Elderwood at Hornell
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
$36.00 - $52.72 / Hour


$36.00 - $52.72 / Hour


Apply HERE for Full Time RN Educator Opportunity

Elderwood at Hornell is seeking a dedicated, compassionate and collaborative RN Educator to join our clinical team.


At Elderwood, our Mission is People Caring for People. Our values of Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect & Excellence are at the core of everything we do. We strive to not only be the partner of choice for our residents, their families and community players – but also for our valued employees.


RN Educator Position Overview:

  • The RN Educator is responsible to work collaboratively with management staff and nursing governance representatives to ensure implementation of orientation, compliance and continuing in-service education programs for facility personnel. Develops, coordinates, and evaluates educational programs for the orientation and development of staff.
  • Develops, plans, and implements a program of education for all facility personnel, including orientation of new personnel to facility and operational techniques.
  • This individual may also serve as the primary instructor for the Nursing Assistant Training Program and/or the infection preventionist at the facility.

Elderwood Benefits as a RN Educator (must qualify):

  • 401K with Employer Matching
  • PTO & Holiday Package 
  • Full Suite of Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Shift Differentials
  • Other Compensation Programs! 

Elderwood at Hornell:

  • Nestled among the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains along the Canisteo River in Steuben County, you’ll find Elderwood at Hornell. The skilled nursing facility, just 55 miles south of Rochester, NY, offers an experienced and dedicated staff that cares for residents who need long-term nursing home and memory care. Comprehensive physical, occupational and speech therapy are provided in an updated therapy suite. Elderwood at Hornell also provides Adult Medical Day Services to members of the community.

Elderwood at Hornell


RN Educator:

  • Is recognized as a “super user” with all clinical aspects of the EMR and serves as a resource for facility staff.
  • Schedules, teaches and leads the BLS certification program based on facility needs; maintains equipment and records.
  • Schedules, teaches and leads the IV certification program based on facility needs; maintains equipment and records.
  • Performs staff vaccinations, health screenings, and other medical testing as assigned.
  • Collaborates with Unit Managers, Nurse Preceptors, Nurse Consultants and assists with annual clinical skills competency testing for licensed nursing staff on an ongoing basis.
  • Serves as a resource and mentor for the Nurse Preceptors and new nurses in the facility, providing education and support as appropriate during department-based orientation.
  • Coordinates and/or leads delivery of corporate mandatory in-service education for facility staff.
  • Plans and leads General Orientation Program (with support by other department heads) to acquaint new personnel to facility.
  • Coordinates program development, implementation, and documentation of the NATP - Nursing Assistant Training Program (if applicable); serves as an instructor for scheduled classes.
  • Coordinates Prometric testing for Nursing Assistant Trainees and recording of certification, if applicable.
  • Schedules and delivers CNA and Support Aide orientation programs based on hiring needs.
  • Schedules and presents training programs to ensure that Nursing Assistants complete six (6) hours of in-service education every six (6) months.
  • Oversees tracking of in-service education hours and generates reports utilizing LMS.
  • Enrolls staff in LMS programs and tracks module completion and compliance.
  • Serves as an instructor for the licensed nurse orientation program at designated sites when needed.
  • Coordinates, with management, department-based orientation programs for new staff.
  • Plans, coordinates, and presents regular and special education sessions for nursing staff to acquaint them with new nursing practices, procedures, policies, or skills.
  • Prepares monthly in-service education calendar and monthly report.
  • Coordinates schedule for periodic emergency drills including fire drills, disaster drills, and Code Blue drills and maintains records.
  • Attends facility staff meetings and leads In-service Education 


RN Educator:

  • Credentials of a Registered Professional nurse with a current NYS license required.
  • Baccalaureate degree preferred.
  • Experience in in-service education or skills in teaching; at least one year experience in a long-term health care facility required.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with personnel at all levels required.
  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing required.
  • Personal qualities of enthusiasm; interest in needs of residents, and quality assurance desirable.
  • Ability to perform tasks to established standards of excellence required.
  • This position requires regular interaction with residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors. In order to ensure a safe work environment for residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors of the Company, and to permit unfettered communication between the employee and those residents, coworkers, visitors, and supervisors, this position requires that the employee be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language at an intermediate or more advanced level.

EOE Statement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


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