Nurse Assistant Training Program Instructor

American Red Cross Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 4 days ago

Job Description:

RN/LVN - NAT Instructor Program Minneapolis, MN

The mission of the American Red Cross is to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. We help increase the preparedness of our communities by offering courses in First Aid, CPR/AED, Babysitter's Training, Lifeguard Training, Certified Nurse Aid Training and other certification courses. American Red Cross Health and Safety instructors are an elite group of professionals who teach valuable lifesaving skills to 12 million people each year in businesses, schools and communities.

We are currently seeking a Nurse Aid Training (NAT) Instructor. We currently have openings in Minneapolis, MN. This position has a flexible variable schedule and works during days and some evenings and weekends as needed.

Job Summary:

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. Responsibilities may include: training and orienting NAT instructors; providing supervision and guidance to NAT instructor cadre in a geographic area; serving as liaison with external clinical sites; and serving as technical resource to NAT Program Manager. The lead 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


  • Current license as a nurse in state where teaching will occur; RN/BSN preferred.

  • 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.

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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