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JOB TITLE:

Education Director

JOB CODE:

599

DEPARTMENT:

Neshaminy Manor

UNION:

00

FLSA STATUS:

Exempt

GRADE:

 


POSITION SUMMARY:

Organizes and facilitates an ongoing orientation and educational programs for the improvement of skills of facility personnel.                                                        
Reference:  PA Code §201.20.Staff Development

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conducts an orientation program for all new nursing staff, and assists in evaluation of performance of new nursing personnel. This will require communication between the Education Director and Supervisors and ADONs; initiated by the Education Director.
  • Conducts an orientation program for new nurses from supplemental staffing agencies, and all new facility personnel.
  • Assesses the learning needs of the licensed nurses, certified nursing assistants, and other facility personnel.
  • Conducts a series of competency/retraining programs to increase the skills of the current staff.
  • Prepares, assists, conducts, and evaluates training based on the assessed learning needs.
  • Develops in-service programs in response to staff needs and teaches staff current accepted customer care and facility practices.
  • Develops in-service programs for all disciplines each calendar year which includes State/Federal mandatory in-services projects a plan for formal educational sessions for a full year.
  • Enlists, maintains and coordinates use of educational resources, i.e. instructors, lecturers, demonstrations and audiovisual equipment.
  • Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of an outline of the material presented at each educational session.
  • Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of a method for evaluating the effectiveness of each educational session.
  • Participates in interdepartmental meetings to assess and coordinate need for in-service.
  • Collaborates with the ADONs on implementing clinical initiatives.
  • Coordinates student clinical programs and orientation.
  • Coordinates computer-based training related to Electronic Health Record and EHR initiatives.
  • Maintains in-service records on all employees for regulatory compliance.
  • Attends and participates in educational training programs that will enhance the educational programs of the facility.
  • Functions as Administrative on-call as scheduled.
  • Performs other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Any combination of experience and training which affords the applicant an opportunity to gain the above listed knowledge, skill and ability.

  • Associate Degree in Nursing or Nursing Education preferred with a minimum of three years’ nursing experience. Licensed as a Registered Nurse in Pennsylvania.
  • Minimum of one year recent experience in a licensed nursing facility. Experience should include varied responsibilities such as direct patient care, supervision and staff development.
  • Must demonstrate on his/her resume, education or clinical experience that gives evidence of the ability to reach staff how to respond to patients’ psychosocial, behavioral and cognitive needs as well as physical needs.

Position: Education Director

Functional Requirements:

Physical Demands: (Check all that apply)

Balancing

X


Stooping

X


Pushing

X

Climbing


Crouching

X

Pulling

X

Crawling

X

Kneeling

X

Handling

X

Standing

X

Sitting

X

Talking

X

Turning

X

Reaching

X

Hearing

X

Seeing

X

Color Vision


Depth Perception

X

Mobility

X


Lifting: (Check one)

Carrying: (Check one)


A) Light

(20-25 lbs)



A) Light

(10-25 lbs)


B) Medium

(25-50 lbs)


B) Medium

(25-50 lbs)

X

C) Heavy

(50-100 lbs)

X

C) Heavy

(50-100 lbs)


D) Very Heavy

(over 100 lbs)


D) Very Heavy

(over 100 lbs)

Aptitudes: (Check all that apply)

Form perception

X


Problem solving

X

Motor coordination

X

Working speed (ex.wpm)

X

Finger dexterity

X

Manual dexterity


Computer/VDT ability

X

General learning ability

X

Clerical perception

X


Environmental Conditions: (Check all that apply)

Extreme cold

X


Extreme heat

X

Temperature changes

X

Wet conditions

X

Humid conditions

X

Exposure to fumes

X

Exposure to blood and body fluids

X

Noise and vibration

X

Exposure to chemicals

X

Poor ventilation

X

Inclement weather conditions;

Inside/outside weather conditions

X


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Human Resources - Bucks County Courthouse Complex

50 North Main Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Phone: 215-348-6546

Neshaminy Manor
1660 Easton Road
Warrington, PA. 18976
Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Phone: 215-345-3205

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