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RN Educator

Franklin Township, NJ

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Hiring Company

Parker Website

Positions Available

Full Time

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Position Description

Parker specializes in offering adults a continuum of exceptional long-term care services, including residential nursing care and specialized memory care, post-acute, assisted living and adult day services. With the company’s continued growth and diversity into new markets, we are seeking a RN Educator for our location in Somerset, NJ. For over a century, Parker , a not-for-profit organization has provided high-quality skilled nursing care services and built an excellent reputation in New Jersey as an exemplary aging services organization. Guided by the principles of person-directed care, Parker offers a continuum of services, providing social, emotional, medical and physical support to empower personal choice and enrich the lives of its resident, patients, and participants. Parker is committed to creating and maintaining an environment that enhances the lives of its residents, patients, and their families, as well as its employees and community.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The following statements reflect the general responsibilities and standards associated with the performance of this job. This description is not intended and shall not be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all tasks, duties, responsibilities, and skills required.

The primary purpose of the position is to plan, organize, develop and direct all in-service education programs for nursing staff and to conduct all mandatory in-service for Parker employees.

Plans, develops, directs, evaluates and coordinates education and on-the-job training programs.

  • Incorporates self-produced and commercially available materials and training aids into existing in-service programs as deemed necessary.
  • Develops, evaluates and controls the quality of in-service educational programs in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Provides leadership in formulating the goals and objectives of the in-service educational programs for the Home.
  • Makes written and or/oral reports to the Director of Nurses concerning in-service training programs.
  • Works with consultants, service providers or as necessary and implements recommended changes as required.
  • Remains current on new developments by reading professional journals and attending professional seminars.
  • Develops schedules and delivers orientation programs for all nursing staff.
  • Assists licensed nursing staff (i.e., RN’s, LPN’s and Certified Nurse Aides) in obtaining in-service training to keep their licenses current in accordance with State law. Provides in-service as necessary/required.
  • Develops with the advice of the Director of Nurses the development of the certified nurse aides training curriculum used by the Home. Maintains records as required.
  • Coordinates and delivers mandatory in-services required for all employees.
  • Consults with Director of Nurses on competency training needs of nursing staff and periodically provides in-service training as required or requested.
  • Assists the Director of Nurses in the development of the in-service training budget.
  • Serves on various committees of the facility as required by existing regulations and as appointed by the Director of Nurses.
  • Meets with department supervisors on a regular basis and solicits advice concerning their training needs and assists in identifying and correcting problem areas and/or the improvement of services.
  • Maintains a productive working relationship with the medical staff and others throughout the Home.
  • Creates and maintains an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the department.
  • Ensures that individual employee training records are maintained and filed in the employee’s personnel files.
  • Post notices of in-service training classes.
  • Rotates schedules to ensure the provision of in-service programs to nursing staff on all shifts and weekend staff.
  • Performs periodic duties as relief supervisor.
  • Provides direct nursing care as required by the Director of Nurses.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Director of Nurses and the Administrator.

Education Training Experience:

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN), preferred
  • Current unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in New Jersey .
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification by American Heart Association, required
  • Minimum two(2) years experience in a long-term care, acute care environment or other related health care facility preferred.

This opportunity offers the following:

  • Rewarding work environment
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Annual Bonus
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • Company sponsored Pension Plan
  • 403(b) plan
  • Company Paid Life Insurance & AD&D
  • Company Paid LTD Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Onsite Health & Wellness Center & Offsite reimbursement
  • Onsite Day Care

Job Type: Full-time


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