RN - Educator

Posted Date 2 months ago(5/6/2024 4:00 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Area of Interest
Elderwood at Lancaster
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Monday - Friday
Up to $51 / Hourly


Up to $51 / Hourly


                     APPLY HERE FOR FULL TIME RN NURSE EDUCATOR- $45- $51 Hourly

                                          Earn 16% more in lieu of benefits! 

                           ACTIVE BONUS FOR RN - Nurse Educator: $15,000


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


RN - Nurse Educator - Position Overview:

  • Responsible for orientation and in-service education for all levels of personnel
  • Coordination of in-service programs for all departments
  • Serves as the Primary Instructor for the Nursing Assistant 100-Hour Training Program and Program Coordinator for the Tuition Assistance Program

Elderwood Benefits as a RN - Nurse Educator (must qualify):

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

Elderwood at Lancaster:

  • Elderwood at Lancaster is nationally recognized for quality long-term care and short-term rehabilitation services. This close-knit senior care facility with a family feel is located near the historic Village of Lancaster, in Lancaster, NY and convenient to the rural communities in eastern Erie County. Long-term residents with dementia benefit from the Seasons Memory Care program, while a highly-regarded subacute rehabilitation department provides comprehensive short-term physical, occupational and speech therapy.

Elderwood at Lancaster


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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