In-service Coordinator

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/13/2018 12:35 PM)
Requisition ID
2018-3122
# of Openings
1
Area of Interest
Training
Company
Elderwood
Location
Elderwood at Amherst
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
FT 8A-4P

Overview

Responsible for orientation and in-service education for all levels of personnel, and for 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. SHIFTS - FT 8a-4P

Responsibilities

  • Plans and leads General Orientation Program which includes a tour of building; presentations by department heads to acquaint new personnel with philosophy of facility management and quality assurance programs; overall operation and inter-relationship of services; and information about the topics of resident rights and abuse reporting, confidentiality of information, fire safety and disaster plans, infection control which includes bloodborne diseases and tuberculosis information, safety practices/toxic substances, and needs of the elderly, ill and handicapped.

     

  • Coordinates program development and implementation, and serves as an instructor of the Nursing Assistant 100-Hour Training Program.

     

  • Coordinates Clinical Skills Evaluation testing for Nursing Assistant Trainees.

     

  • Serves as Program Coordinator for the Tuition Assistance Program.

     

  • Coordinates the schedules of Nursing Assistant Trainees for written exam testing, and recording of certification.

     

  • Schedules and presents training programs and ensures that Nursing Assistants complete six hours of in-service education every six months.

     

  • Maintains records and data concerning Nursing Assistant 100-Hour Training Program.

     

  • Plans, coordinates and participates with department heads as needed to implement orientation programs for new staff in each department.

Qualifications

  • 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.

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