Nurse Assistant Program - Instructor - FT

American Red Cross Santa Monica , CA 90405

Posted 5 months ago

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Full Time Nurse Assistant Trainer for our Santa Monica, CA location.

This position provides instruction and certification in the Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training (NAT) program; primary responsibility includes planning, teaching and evaluating course participants in the classroom and clinical skills performance, leading to successful completion of the program. The instructor will provide a quality program that meets state regulations and compliance standards as well as meet the expectations for the course participants.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans, coordinates, manages and directs the classroom, skills lab, and clinical setting training experience for students

  • Evaluates interpersonal skills, technical skills, and knowledge base of students in classroom, skill lab and clinical setting at regular intervals to measure student performance

  • Maintains confidential, accurate and complete records and reports as required by state and federal regulations and American Red Cross policy

  • Responsible for efficient and effective use of all supplies and materials maintaining appropriate controls for loss reduction and documenting replacement needs

  • Maintains a cooperative working relationship with clinical sites and staff to provide a comprehensive and safe learning environment for students

  • Completes and submits course records and reports in a timely manner, meeting required deadlines.

  • Meets 100% compliance for record keeping and program delivery requirements

  • Engages in regular effective communications with students, staff, and other stakeholders regarding programmatic changes and quality management issues.

  • Supports program completion activities such as graduation, recognition ceremonies and student development activities as requested

  • Remains current on state regulations and training standards

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to successfully complete appropriate instructor training as required by American Red Cross and the state. Experience with adult education preferred.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to travel to training and clinical sites

  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends

  • Knowledge of federal and state requirements of the programs offered

  • Technical knowledge and expertise in the area of long term care

  • Ability to work with diverse populations, including students with a wide range of abilities and backgrounds

  • Must pass the minimum requirements of The American Red Cross Instructor Training course.

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and transfer objects up to 100 pounds with assistance.

  • Ability to stand, stoop, for long periods of time while demonstrating skills in lab and assisting with multi-day patient care in clinical setting.

  • Ability to pass physical examination without restriction.

  • Ability to obtain tuberculosis testing or chest X-Ray clearance.

  • Must be able to travel to various classroom locations, usually within 250 miles round-trip.


  • Current license without restriction or probation, as a Registered Nurse in the state(s) where teaching will occur.

  • Two years' experience as a nurse with at least one year's experience working in a long term care facility

  • Adult education experience preferred

  • Must meet state minimum nursing and teaching experience requirements for instructors

  • See addendum for additional specific state requirements regarding licensure, education, experience, training, etc.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee's professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment.

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