• In-service Coordinator

    Posted Date 5 days ago(7/12/2018 1:43 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Area of Interest
    Elderwood at Amherst
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FT 8A-4P EOW
  • 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. SHIFT: 8A-4P EOW


    • 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.


    • 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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