RN Instructor

Employer
American Red Cross
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Sep 14, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Nurse Assistant Instructor Job Description: We are currently seeking a Nurse Aid Training (NAT) Instructor. This is a part-time on call position based in our Alexandria, VA office with variable hours. We are looking for someone who can teach 1-2 nights per week and Saturday days if available. The evenings would be Tues/Wed/Thur 5:30pm-10pm and Sat 8am-3pm. Job Summary: Provides instruction and certification in the Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training (NAT) program; primary responsibility includes planning, teaching and evaluating course participants in the classroom and clinical skills performance, leading to successful completion of the program. Responsibilities may include: training and orienting NAT instructors; providing supervision and guidance to NAT instructor cadre in a geographic area; serving as liaison with external clinical sites; and serving as technical resource to NAT Program Manager. The lead instructor will provide a quality program that meets state regulations and compliance standards as well as meet the expectations for the course participants. Major Responsibilities: * Plans, coordinates, manages and directs the classroom, skills lab, and clinical setting training experience for students * Evaluates interpersonal skills, technical skills, and knowledge base of students at regular intervals to measure their performance * Maintains confidential, accurate, and complete records and reports as required by state regulations and American Red Cross policy * Responsible for efficient and effective use of all supplies and materials * Maintains a cooperative working relationship with clinical sites and staff to provide a comprehensive and safe learning environment for students * Trains and supervises NAT instructors * Serves as technical resource to NAT program manager * Completes and submits course records and reports in a timely manner * Engages in regular effective communications with students and staff * Supports program completion activities such as graduation * Remains current on state regulations and training standards Qualifications: * Unrestricted, current RN license for the state of Virginia required * 1 year experience working in a LTC facility required; 3 years experience preferred * Adult education experience preferred * Must meet state minimum nursing and teaching experience requirements Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day. The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.