Nurse Aide Program Coordinator

 
Created
12/10/2020
Location
Houston, Texas
Administer and implement the Nurse Aide Training program to educate students in accordance with the curriculum standards and objectives. Provide oversight of quality and integrity of Nurse Assistant program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assists with the development of the program budget.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate the program.
  • Secures and supervises the appropriate number of qualified instructors including RN, LPN, and ancillary instructors who deliver classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction to students.
  • Secures the appropriate classroom and clinical facilities, which can be located separately.
  • Ensures an orientation of the students to each clinical facility. (Such orientation may not be included as part of the minimum 75 hour training program).
  • Coordinates that each student is clearly identified as a student in a manner easily recognizable to Clients, family members, visitors and staff.
  • Plans for classroom, laboratory and clinical learning experiences.
  • Secures written agreements between the administration of the program and outside providers of clinical resources.
  • Reports to the Board, by means established by the Board, the names of all individuals who have satisfactorily completed the training program within 30 days of program completion. 
  • Provides for the safe keeping of a system of permanent records and reports essential to the operation of the program for a minimum of two years, which shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
    • A skills checklist that demonstrates satisfactory performance of all required skills for each student.
    • Student records such as attendance test scores, etc.
    • Instructor records such as license, résumé, and training.
    • Annual report to be submitted to the Board on the form furnished by the Board.
  • Develops written policies for admission to, dismissal from, and completion of the program.
  • Provides and ensures a systematic plan to evaluate the program. (Chapter XI Sec 4.1C) 

The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate degree from an accredited nursing program recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or an otherwise recognized training entity (e.g., hospital-based program) in nursing or an institution located outside of the United States and its territories in nursing.
  • Must be a registered nurse (RN) in good standing with the state where the program is offered, or a multi-state privilege to practice as a RN.
  • Three (3) years teaching experience in a nursing program and/or three (3) years occupational experience in nursing.
  • At least one (1) year of the nursing experience must  be in the delivery of long-term care facility services in a nursing facility or skilled nursing facility.
  • Must have a current license, certification or other credential as required by local, state and/or federal laws to work in as a Registered Nurse.
  • Verbal and written communications skills.
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and computer skills.
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