• Nurse Educator

    Posted Date 4 days ago(3/20/2018 9:32 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Area of Interest
    Elderwood at Liverpool
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Nurse Educators: Join our growing company and enjoy increased salaries, benefits, and refurbished facilities! It is time to love your job!


    We've been dedicated to caring for your loved ones for 33 years, let us provide that same commitment to the growth in your career.


    Elderwood at Liverpool (formerly Birchwood) is searching for a charismatic & compassionate Nurse Educator (RN) to aide our busy 160 bed Skilled Nursing facility in Liverpool, NY. We wrapping up a massive renovation to update our facility including investing in new state of the art equipment and iPads for our nursing staff! 


    Nurse Educator (RN) Perks:

    • New increased & competitive wages for our Nursing Management Staff
    • Top Notch Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
    • 401K Retirement Program with a company match
    • New state of the art equipment for our nursing staff
    • Truly make a difference in our residents lives while providing top notch care
    • Monthly employee appreciation events
    • Enjoy being a part of a strong and diverse nursing team
    • Just 10 minutes from Syracuse


    The Company:

    Elderwood is a strong and growing company that is truly invested in its employees. We just recently increased our wages and offer an excellent benefits package, including health, dental and vision coverage, paid vacations and holidays, an Education and Tuition Assistance Program and much more.

    Apply Today!


    Or send your resume/questions to liverpoolcareers@elderwood.com for consideration.


    Nurse Educator (RN) Duties:

    The Nurse Educator will be responsible to work collaboratively with management staff and nursing goverance representatives to ensure implementation of orientation and continuing inservice education programs for facility personnel. Also serves as the secondary Instructor for the Nursing Assistant 100-Hour Training Program.


    The Nurse Educator will also be responsible for:

    • Leading our in-house BLS certification program; maintains equipment and records.
    • Leading the IV certification program based on facility needs
    • Collaborating with Nursing Leadership by assisting with annual clinical skills competency testing for licensed nursing staff on an ongoing basis. 
    • Serving as a resource & mentor for the Nurse Preceptors & new nurses in the facility, providing education and support as appropriate during department based orientation.
    • Leading the delivery of corporate mandatory inservice education for facility staff during designated months biannually.
    • Planing and leads General Orientation Program (with support by other department heads) to acquaint new personnel to facility.
    • Coordinating program development, implementation and documentation of the Nursing Assistant 100-Hour Training Program; serves as an instructor for scheduled classes.
    • Coordinating Prometric testing for Nursing Assistant Trainees and recording of certification.
    • Schedules and delivers CNA and Support Aide orientation programs based on hiring needs.
    • Scheduling and presenting training programs to ensure that Nursing Assistants complete six hours of inservice education every six months.
    • Overseeing tracking of inservice education hours and generates reports utilizing Relias LMS.
    • Enrolling staff in Relias programs and tracks module completion and compliance.
    • Periodically rotating through and serves as an instructor for the licensed nurse orientation program at designated sites.
    • Coordinating with Department Heads department based orientation program for new staff.
    • Prepares monthly inservice education calendar and monthly report. 
    • Coordinates the schedule for periodic emergency drills including fire drills, disaster drills, and Code Blue drills and maintains records.


    Nurse Educator (RN) Requirements::  

    • Possess an applicable state license and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse required.
    • Minimum of five year's nursing experience, and at least one year of experience in geriatric nursing required, and acute care setting preferred.
    • Possession of a baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred with additional or related experience in education desired.
    • Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills required.
    • Ability to utilize creative problem-solving, and handle problems diplomatically required.
    • Ability required to educate staff effectively and ensure highest standards of educational programming is maintained.
    • Ability to relate well to geriatric residents; respectful and caring attitude towards residents required.


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