Centers For Specialty Care Group Lake Placid , NY 12946
Essex Center is actively seeking Registered Nurse Educator to work for our Skilled Nursing Facility in Elizabethtown, NY.
Keeps staff interested and involved in their own professional development.
Can present a lively, interesting and informative in-service.
Leads staff development programs by providing instruction designed in safety, body mechanics, infection control, hazardous infectious materials, etc. to meet NYSDOH & other regulatory mandates
Maintains educational practices by coaching, counseling, and may participate in the disciplinary process; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Records and documents educational activity, attendance, and responses
Report on active projects, reactions, and progress daily, weekly and monthly.
Participation in QAPI monthly meetings and projects
Assist the Director of Quality and or Director of Nursing in planning, coordinating and implementing staff programs and services to ensure a well-educated staff.
Maintain appropriate records and assist in data collection for assessment and evaluation purposes. Statistical ability a plus.
Consults with and keeps DNS, ADN, Admin informed as appropriate or required
Team player, cultivating good inter and intradepartmental relationships, interacting effectively with all internal and external customers
Reviews incident reports, OSHA reports, involving employees injured at work & coordinates education, loss prevention program with our safety program
Performs other duties as assigned
2 years Nurse Educator experience
Current New York State Registered Nurse (RN) License
Experience working in a long-term care setting
Demonstrated ability to creatively educate and coach
CPR certification required, CPR trainer certified or willing to become a trainer.
Training in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices
Must possess the ability to interact, educate, coach and communicate with a wide cross-section of individuals in a courteous, tactful and effective manner
Must possess the highest ethical standards with respect to discretion and regard for confidentiality
Committed to basic ethical and legal principles
Possess knowledge of all-hazards emergency preparedness, safety, fire, disaster, OSHA.
Knowledgeable of infection control procedures
Ability to handle required record keeping
PowerPoint or other presentation program familiarity a plus.
Essex Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is a 100-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located in Elizabethtown, New York. Our size enables a warm, nurturing environment, which allows each resident to maintain his or her individuality. Our staff is committed to ensuring the highest quality of life for all our residents, by maintaining each resident's dignity and independence. Essex Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care Consortium.
Centers Health Care is a fully integrated post-acute care continuum offering rehabilitation and skilled nursing services in more than 45 locations covering five states. In addition, we provide special services including inpatient and home dialysis, ventilator care, and care for those with Alzheimer's. The Centers Health Care family offers Urgent Care, Managed Care, Adult Day Health Care, and Assisted Living services, as well as every level of Home Care. Centers is well known for our commitment to our employees, offering outstanding ongoing training and development, career advancement opportunities, competitive pay rates, generous compensation packages and more.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V