Nurse Aide Program Coordinator
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.
- 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.
- Must be a registered nurse (RN).
- Graduation 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. Exceptions to this requirement may be justified by documenting that the individual possesses alternative experience or education in the field (e.g. completed course work, related professional certifications, and documentation of expertise) and three (3) years of teaching or occupational experience in nursing.
- Two (2) years of professional nursing experience caring for the elderly or chronically ill of any age. Experience must demonstrate at least 1 year of professional nursing experience in a nursing home/long term care setting.
- Must have a current license, certification or other credential as required by local, state and/or federal laws to work in the field, with the exception of those teaching in non-core (e.g., general education) courses.
- Verbal and written communications skills.
- Knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and computer skills.