Home Health VNA

Staff Developer/Project Coordinator

US-MA-Lawrence
Department
Staff Development
Job ID
2017-1908
# of Openings
1
Hours (posting)
Regular Full-Time
Hours Per Week
37.5
Shift
Days
Schedule From:
8:00 AM
Schedule To:
4:30 PM

Overview

Are you looking for an interesting and dynamic position in the growing field of home health care?

 

Under the direction of the Manager of Staff Development, Quality and Compliance Projects develops, implements, provides staff education and competency related to assigned projects. Assist Manager of Staff Development, Quality and Compliance Projects with initiatives as assigned.  Acts as educator to improve and enhance functional capabilities of all licensed and non-licensed personnel and volunteers by the provision of orientation, continuing education and in-service programs.  Assumes all responsibilities as nurse planner related to the continuing education process.

Responsibilities

  • Work cooperatively with all department managers and administration to develop, implement and document orientation of all agency staff.
  • Assess individual employee learner needs to allow for flexibility and judgment in the orientation content.
  • Assist in the assessment of staff education needs audit, results from clinical record reviews, patient satisfaction surveys, incident reports and external auditors; Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Committee results.
  • Provide and/or arrange for In-service Programs to meet staff needs as identified in surveys, needs assessments, strategic plans etc.
  • Develop programs in response to identified staff and agency-wide needs.
  • Comply with continuing education process rules and regulations as well as develop and present at least two continuing education programs and two conferences per year that contribute financially to the agency.
  • Work cooperatively within HCI Staff Development Department to assist with the provision of Home Health trainee in-service.
  • Assess training needs based on the needs of staff, referral sources and changes in home care. Ensures training of employees.
  • Assist in development and maintenance of formal preceptor program.
  • Communicates with appropriate individuals regarding the program, i.e. managers, preceptors, new staff.
  • Works collaboratively with College Nursing Programs to assist nursing students with a home care clinical placement and experience.
  • Provide and arrange agency orientation for nursing students and works collaboratively with managers to coordinate nursing student placements in the agency.
  • Stay current with staff development technology, attending seminars or training that is applicable to agency needs.
  • Assist the staff with the use of televisions, VCR/DVD players, laptop computers, and Lecture Hall computer equipment for training and in-service purposes.
  • Responsible for assigned clinical education/projects including, but not limited to, education for regulatory compliance and system priorities.
  • Organizes, facilitates and oversees quarterly education, including annual competencies for assigned job groups.

 

Qualifications

  • RN with minimum 2 years Visiting Nurse experience, licensed in Massachusetts and New Hampshire
  • Experience in leadership position or teaching experience.
  • Experience with current technology (ex – Video Taping, Microsoft Computer programs) required
  • BSN required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Outlook, Word, Power Point, and Excel.
  • Effective, professional communicator with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Able to communicate appropriately to all levels of staff, nursing leadership and executive leadership.
  • Self-directed, creative, initiative to develop educational programs.
  • Previous teaching experience in formal/informal settings.
  • At least 1 year in a management role.
  • Master of Science degree in Nursing or in related field (e.g., MBA, MHA) (preferred).
  • 3-5 years’ experience in education (preferred).
  • Certification as Nursing Professional Development Educator (e.g., certification by the National Nurse Staff Development Organization) (preferred).

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