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Jewish Senior Home LWCC Staff Development (RN) Educator- Part Time in Rochester, New York

Description

QUALIFICATIONS/SPECIFICATIONS/EDUCATION: Current New York State license as Registered Nurse is required. Bachelor’s degree in nursing, nursing education or related field preferred.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assesses learning needs, and identifies development opportunities.

  • Designs and delivers training to staff across the organization.

  • Evaluates reviews and revises existing educational offerings. Initiates additional activities in order

to meet changing needs.

  • Acts as a resource person and consultant for all staff members on teaching methods and materials.

  • Utilizes a variety of training techniques, methods to instruct training participants and enhance

the learning experience.

  • Acts as an internal consultant in the development and utilization of evaluation tools.

  • Develops relationships with community agencies and organizations as well as universities and colleges.

  • Assists in planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating training for palliative care

and other programs as assigned.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists with clinical quality assurance activity as assigned

  • Assists with training for families and residents throughout the campus

  • Assists in planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating community-wide educational programs.

  • Participates in formal and informal educational experiences that will enhance self-development and

ensures updated knowledge and expertise.

  • Serves as member of or consultant to organization committees as assigned.

CORE/BASIC BEHAVIORS:

Culture and Team

  • Demonstrate respectful, open and honest communication.

  • Be on time for work and meetings.

  • Respond to requests in a timely manner.

  • Recognize each other’s accomplishments and share successes.

Operational Strength

  • Adapt to changes in the workplace.

  • Identify and communicate quality or process improvements.

  • Maintain safety for everyone at all times.

    Lead by Example

  • Follow established policies and procedures.

  • Speak respectfully and positively about residents, families, employees, and JSL.

  • Look for and act on opportunities to assist others (in and out of a department).

Products, Knowledge, and Expertise

  • Recognize when you lack the necessary skill and seek advice and/or assistance.

  • Share your knowledge and skills.

Customer Service

  • Listen to and initiate appropriate action on requests, feedback, and concerns.

  • Look for and act on opportunities to go above and beyond for residents and families.

  • Be respectful, compassionate, and friendly when interacting with residents and families.

  • Smile, say “hello”, make eye contact, and greet people by name in a friendly manner.

  • If you’re unsure if someone needs help, ask and take appropriate action if they do.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 3-5 years of nursing experience, ideally at least one of which must be in acute care. Minimum of one (1) year teaching/ instruction design experience.

RELATION TO OTHER POSITIONS: Daily contact with and ability to interact courteously and tactfully with staff, residents, families, health care providers and community service agencies.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: Sits 0-25% of the day. Lifts 20-50 pounds. Frequent twisting, bending, squatting, walking, pushing and pulling. Works on level surfaces and uneven surfaces. May have to respond to resident or equipment emergencies. May have to drive a van or bus. May have to frequently climb stairs and/or a ladder. Must be able to communicate clearly in written and oral form . Must have ability to handle unanticipated emergent resident care and clinical training needs to support staff. Physical work intensity level 3

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Works in well-lighted, ventilated office, as well as throughout the organization.

ADVERSE WORKING CONDITIONS: May be exposed to infections, disease and disagreeable odors. May be subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents and family members.

VARIABLES: This position requires some travel for special training workshops and some flexibility in work hours to ensure education and training is offered and delivered to staff on all shifts.

This description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position scope.

Jewish Senior Life is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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