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Director of Clinical Education - RN

Company: Touchstone Communities
Location: Del Rio
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Del Rio Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

301 W. Martin, Del Rio TX 78840

Phone: (830) 775-2459

Join Our Mission to Serve Others

Touchstone Communities is committed to bringing best-in-class care to the patients, residents and Veterans we serve. Our purpose is to glorify God by serving others through compassionate, skilled care. Our dedicated team members are key to our success in providing positive healthcare experiences.

Touchstone Communities is seeking professionals who share our mission to improve the lives of those we serve every day. If you are driven by the desire to help, heal and empathize in a work environment where every voice matters, we encourage you to apply today!

Director of Clinical Education - RN

Part Time Role

Purpose of this position:

To support the community by creating a premier health care community accomplished by planning, revising, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating education including general orientation, and skills training. Also, by serving as a member of QAPI committee and being responsible for meeting training needs that are identified during QAPI committee.

Responsibilities:

Training

  • Work cooperatively with the Administrator, Director of Nursing Services, and community in assessing training/education needs. Plans programs to meet these needs and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensures all nursing assistants hired have completed a certification program meeting state requirements and maintains files of lesson plans for all programs taught to team members. Ensures records of all programs are maintained for 7 years.
  • Oversees current nursing tracking log for education according to license and regulatory requirements.

Orientation and Job Skills

  • Coordinates general orientation for all new team members beginning the first day of employment.
  • Reviews and revises general orientation on an on-going basis as necessary, utilizing company orientation guidelines.
  • Ensures the validity of certificates and their good standing for all CNAs hired and ensures the validity of all nursing licenses through state board of nursing during pre-hire and as needed.
  • Evaluate education and training to develop programs that maintain and enhance nursing clinical skills
  • Responsible nursing complete hours of required mandatory training during the required time period.
  • Ensures completion of skills demonstration on all new hired clinical care workers validating competency to perform care tasks they will be assigned prior to providing direct resident care and to provide skill training to any nursing team members that are deficient in any skill area
  • Responsible for completion of and maintaining of competency skills for licensed nurses and to provide hands on care oversight to nursing team members. Coaching and teaching at bedside where appropriate.
  • Responsible to be knowledgeable about skill needs of the center and adjust training and education to meet those needs and responsible for identifying training/education needs and develops training interventions to resolve problems/issues of nursing
  • Participates in nursing team member hiring process to include responsibilities for recruitment, interviewing, and selection of these positions in collaboration with the Director of Nursing
  • Coordinate all nursing team member in-services, ensuring mandatory topics are included annually, using consultants or other resources where appropriate.
  • Notify nursing regarding any updates or new requirements as needed from: NACS (Nurse Assistant Certification Section) or the State Board of Nursing for licensed nurses.
  • Supports the clinical infrastructure of the community, involved in Clinical Start Up process
  • May be required to fulfill the job functions of a direct care nurse as determined by the needs of the patients/residents and community

Infection Control

  • Serves as the Infection Preventionist in the center. Responsible for surveillance, evaluating trends and responding with any training or reporting needs
  • Responsible for reporting findings from Infection Control surveillance and the nosocomial rate monthly to the QAPI committee

We offer outstanding benefits for full Time Team Members!

Qualifications:

  • Must have a current and valid Texas RN nursing license or a current and valid RN nursing license from a Compact Party State.
  • Experience in long term care along with strong computer skills required.
  • Oral and written communication skills along with being very detail oriented
  • Must have proficiency in Point Click Care
  • Supervisory experience a plus

Keywords: Touchstone Communities, San Angelo , Director of Clinical Education - RN, Other , Del Rio, Texas

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