• Nurse Educator

    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/30/2018 3:03 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-4907
    # of Openings
    1
    Area of Interest
    Training
    Company
    Elderwood
    Location
    Elderwood at Amherst
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    FT 8A-4P EOW
  • Overview

    Elderwood at Amherst is seeking a qualified Nurse Educator to join our team of dedicated clinicians.  

     

    Elderwood at Amherst is a Long Term Care (LTC) and Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) serving the geriatric population. The subacute services offered include Cardiac Rehab, Oncology, Orthopedic Rehab, SMARTS Express Care and Wound Care. We also offer specialty programs that include Adult Medical Day, Respite Care and Seasons Memory Care.

     

    Why Elderwood? We’re a Strong, Growing Company:

    • Scope: Elderwood has more than 30 locations offering skilled nursing, assisted living, and independent living communities throughout New York State, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania.
    • Clinically Complex Nursing: Elderwood locations offer comprehensive rehabilitation, memory care and specialty subacute programs including cardiac rehabilitation, respiratory care and pulmonary rehabilitation.
    • Continued Growth: New facility acquisitions in New York State and beyond are already on the horizon for 2019.

    Competitive Perks:

    • Benefits: Elderwood offers an excellent benefits package, including health, dental and vision coverage, paid vacations and holidays
    • Tuition Assistance Programs: We enthusiastically support staff members with the drive and desire to advance their health care career. Through scholarship and tuition assistance programs, Elderwood helps staff members pay for higher education and gives them the opportunity to advance in their career.
    • Robust Referral Bonus: Come on board with us, refer a friend or colleague and be eligible to earn additional money!

    Nurse Educator (RN) Position 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

     

    Responsibilities

    Nurse Educator (RN) Job Duties:

    • 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

    Nurse Educator (RN) 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.

    Apply to this Nurse Educator (RN) opportunity today. If you have any issues completing the application process, we’re here to help. Call our Human Resource Coordinator at 716-835-2543 or stop in to see us at 4459 Bailey Avenue, Amherst, New York 14226. Walk-ins are always welcome.

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