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This position will work with the Director of Nursing to accomplish the framework of educational services that promote the growth and development of Inglis’ staff. This role will be responsible for supporting planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing competencies and developing learning opportunities to close skill gaps. The Inglis House Educator will accomplish this by providing continuous development and learning activities for Inglis House staff.
This position assists in ensuring that the education services provided are aligned with Inglis’ mission, vision, values and strategic direction. This includes the utilization of tools such as needs assessments, best practices in care delivery models, skills testing for on-boarding new clinical staff and direct care workers. This position will also provide education assistance to the various departments of Inglis House to ensure professional development and growth is available to team members as needed and/or requested.
He/She will work in collaboration with the Director of Nursing and HR Recruiter to develop staff retention strategies and provide training that supports a culture of compliance with regulatory requirements.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. The primary duties and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job. This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. There are other duties and responsibilities that are considered incidental or secondary to the overall purpose of this job. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:
• Fulfills the role of trainer and educator for learning sessions developed and provided through the Inglis House Education Department.
• Ensures completion of all administrative training requirements such as: preparing training materials, establishing and preparing training location, assisting with scheduling of staff, setting up and entering training information into LMS (Relias), etc.
• Assists the Director of Education in the evaluation and implementation the Nursing Education programs on an ongoing basis. This evaluation includes how the education plan was implemented as well as the effect of education on the performance of the quality and facility outcomes.
• Assists in the assessment of trends, innovations, standards, and conceptual models for impact on professional nursing practice and applicability to quality improvement, education and research.
• Delivers training and competency reviews with the understanding there is an expectation for education, ensuring all skill competency are obtained.
• Works with the HR Learning & Development team to implement e-learning programs as appropriate.
• Collaborates with the Director of Education and HR Learning & Development team to ensure all necessary mandatory education (fire safety, infection control, residents rights, Hazard communication, sexual harassment; HIPAA, etc.) is completed annually as required by regulatory standards.
• Coordinates and assesses effectiveness of mentor/preceptor program
• Utilizes the LMS to track license and certifications of staff (i.e., CPR, IV Therapy, Wound Care, BLS, SERV Safe, etc.). Responsible for notifying staff when licensure/certification is coming due for renewal and assisting with resource identification to maintain licenses and certifications as needed.
• Develops and post monthly training calendars for staff learning opportunities.
• Other duties as assigned.
PERSON CENTERED CARE
• Champion for culture change, supporting and empowering staff to share leadership by involving residents, families and supporting staff.
• Supports ideas and strategies for neighborhood improvement and growth
• Provides ongoing education related to enhancing the culture of Person-Centered Care throughout the house.
PEOPLE & TEAM LEADERSHIP
• Demonstrates Inglis people and leadership values and behaviors
• Demonstrates the ability to follow-up on schedules, set priorities and achieve deadlines
• Demonstrates the Inglis Code of Conduct and builds trusted partnerships throughout the Inglis organization.
• Establishes and maintains effective relationships by gaining trust and respect.
• Is approachable and easy to talk with; puts forth an extra effort to make people at ease; is patience and builds rapport with customers and is a good listener.
• Team player and has the trust and support of peers.
• Promotes collaboration within all departments
• Assists in orientation, on-boarding, and retention. Demonstrates qualities that support development and creates a culture of learning.
• Builds trusted partnerships throughout the Inglis organization, supporting leaders.
• Actively engages in the use of computer systems and technology to enhance the day-to-day flow of information
• Encourages and supports staff on the appropriate use of computer systems and technology
• Understands common computer terminology, computer fundamentals such as screen positioning
• Understands and efficiently uses basic computer hardware such as a mouse, and telecommunication devices
• Understands the use of the internet/intranet applications and file management including file saving, storage and basic data controls
• Responds to emails and calendar requests in a timely manner using Outlook
• Understands IT security, i.e. no sharing of passwords, processes, best practices including email encryption and enlisting help of IT help desk as needed.
• Possesses general knowledge of how to interface with a computer, i.e. use of mouse, resizing windows, etc.
ROLE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Clinical Practice Knowledge. Demonstrate knowledge of current nursing practice and the roles and functions of
resident care team members. Demonstrates ability to identify educational needs in operational departments when not also the subject matter expert.
Facilitation Skills. Ability to understand the learning audience and provide education in language and with learning tools that enhance learning through a variety of styles and tasks. Demonstrates ability to be engaging and utilize training time to the benefit of all staff present.
Content Design and Presentation Skills. Demonstrates ability to incorporate the knowledge of content experts and resources in the learning environment. Demonstrates ability to design an environment that meets the needs of adult learners taking into consideration size of group/class and types of media and presentation equipment/tools.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
In addition to the necessary skills and experience to perform the responsibilities outlined above, there are several traits that a successful candidate will possess.
• Possesses at least a BSN from an accredited school of nursing, college or university with a current Registered Nurse licensure by the PA State Board of Nursing.
• Possesses a Certification in CPR and Infusion Therapy (Peripheral and Central Lines)
• Possesses a Certification in Nursing Education (preferred)
• Possesses a Certification as a CPR Instructor (Preferred)
• Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning styles, learning and development strategies, organization development and quality improvement processes.
• Possesses excellent customer service skills, demonstrate the ability to understand, interpret and uphold Inglis policies.