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Facility: GSS SD Howard Ctr
Location: Howard, SD
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies
Responsible for assessing, planning, coordinating, teaching, and/or evaluating education and training programs within designated assigned areas. Develops alternative methodologies for education based on adult learning principles. Collaborates with leaders, employees, educational facilities, and other community agencies and other consortium institutions. Responsible for assessing, managing and documenting needs of department related to rules and regulations, compliance risk management safety. Includes education focused on safety and education of outside sources. Coordinates, develops and provides ongoing education within departments. Understands the competency process of validation. Is self-directed and accountable for ongoing learning and education. Facilitates research. Serves as resource to those identified as customers/clients. Able to analyze and synthesize data to assess and evaluate educational needs. Demonstrates effective collaborative skills with administrators, other educators, and/or health team members to identify learning needs and the resources necessary to meet customer/client needs. Flexible and rapidly responds to and/or facilitates planned organizational changes through the use of educational processes. Willing to assume and able to demonstrate leadership and management skills. Uses adult learning principles to assess, plan, coordinate and/or provide educational programs that meet the needs of customers/clients appropriate to age specific needs, growth and development or role status. Uses research and health related literature to enhance care practice related to age specific needs, growth and development and/or role status. Effective communication skills are essential: personal, verbal, written, and electronic. Ability to develop strong working relationships, manage projects, facilitate change processes and effectively communicate to achieve organizational goals. Demonstrates successfully working with diverse groups of people in order to accomplish a common goal. Demonstrable proficiency in Microsoft Office/Windows applications, analytical decision-making, information gathering, presentation, project management, group facilitation, innovative problem solving, and demonstrable training skills.
RN license preferred. The Clinical Learning and Development Specialist (CLDS) provides onsite education and support for new and current employees in a Long Term Care setting. With support and oversight of the RN Clinical Educator the CLDS reinforces education needs of staff while validating required competencies at assigned centers. The CLDS participates in on-site education delivery including skills fairs and regulatory-driven information updates. Preceptor-new hire pairing assignments, manuscript tracking and pathway completions are also areas of responsibilities.
This position is a PRN position supporting the Certified Nursing Assistant course. The CLDS in this role will complete state requirements to become a CNA Instructor and will facilitate skills lab and clinical instruction per the established, state approved, course requirements.
Bachelor’s degree required. Preferably in a clinical field based on licensure, training and development, organizational development, or healthcare field. If degree is in nursing, graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). If no degree, will consider six years equivalent work experience as a potential alternative.
A minimum of one year of hands-on clinical experience required based on licensure. Demonstrated involvement in clinical process improvement initiatives preferred.
Currently holds a professional and unencumbered clinical license with the applicable state(s) administered examiners and awarded by a governmental licensing agency. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications based on program training needs of the department and population focus. Additional certifications may include, but not limited to, Emergency Nurses Association Membership in order to serve as a course director for Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC), Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC), Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association. Instructor Trainer to teach BLS may also be applicable and required to perform duties of the job. May be required to possess a valid driver’s license
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Job Function: Human Resources
Req Number: R-24964