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Director of Education

Company: Columbia Association, Inc.
Location: Rochester
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

70750493 Director of Education - Rochester, NY Job Information ID : #39125035 # of Positions : 1 Bachelor's Degree Experience Required : 5+ years Duration : Full Time Regular Shift : Unspecified 40 Job Description Director of Education1500 Portland Ave, Rochester, NY 14621, USA
Req \#1417Monday, November 21, 2022Director of EducationJOB PURPOSE:Responsible for development, implementation, and evaluation of educational programming (both formal and informal) to meet the learning needs of St. Ann's employees and families. Serves as a clinical resources relative to theory and practice of patient care management. Develops effective working relationships with physicians and works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team.Responsible for the development of educational programs to support strategic growth, quality management, and performance improvement at St. Ann's Community.JOB FUNCTIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position (signified by an asterisk).However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform.The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Collaborates with the Sr. VP of HR, Chief Nursing Executive, and the Director of Quality to prioritize educational activities.Through collaborative efforts, determines annual goals and objectives for the Education team.Provides input to the strategic planning process for Staff Education consistent with the mission, vision, policies, goals and objectives of St. Ann's.Provides leadership to the Nurse educators in the development and implementation of educational objectives by maintaining and sharing knowledge of best clinical practicesFacilitates learning opportunities for staff.Supports and guides nurse leaders on Rehabilitative Nursing Unit by providing educational oversight of the unit, direction for best practices in the nursing care of acute or medically complicated patients, auditing of nursing practice, follow up remedial education, and ongoing clinical competency evaluations of all nursing staff.Facilitates collaboration between Staff Education and other departments when participating in improvement projects, committee work, educational initiatives, and the adoption of clinical equipment, new processes, and implementation of electronic health record tools.Develops and coordinates Nursing Orientation for multiple levels of Nursing staff.Is an active and contributing member of the interdisciplinary team striving for regulation and compliance.Maintains working knowledge of regulations and assures compliance with regulatory training and reporting.Maintains personal professional growth in current nursing practices for geriatric nursing practice and patient rehabilitation, and adjusts current educational programs to reflect acquired knowledge.Inorporates evidence based practice into organization policies, procedures and educational programs and contributes to policy and procedure development and QAPI projects.Responsible for coordinating the NYS Certified Nursing Assistant Training Program for St. Ann's to meet Federal laws, DOH and State Education Department regulations.Assists Nursing Leadership in developing and maintaining the Nursing Career Ladder for LPNs and CNAsDevelops, coordinates, and supervises GPN training programDevelops, coordinates, and supervises the placement of students in health care professions (primarily nursing) from area schools and colleges, ensuring they receive an appropriate organizational orientation and follow up clinical experience.REQUIREMENTSMust have valid/current profession license to practice in NYS as a Registered Professional NurseB.S. in Nursing, Health Administration or related fieldMinimum five years' nursing management experience.Must have Quality Improvement experience.Three to five years' experience in Long Term Care, Acute Care, Transitional Care, and Staff Education. BLS Instructor.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms.The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 0 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.WORKING CONDITIONS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to extreme heat.The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIP: Manages several subordinates.Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and procedures.Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES:The employee is required to ensure personal safety, monitor work environment and make necessary improvements while ensuring the safety of others;maintain compliance established by OSHA, DOH, and facility regulations and to comply with all safety regulations set forth by OSHA, DOH and the facility, to include fire protection/prevention, smoking regulations, infection control, etc.Tasks involved in this position may involve potential and/or direct exposure to blood, body fluids, infectious diseases, air contaminants, and hazardous chemicalsMaintain confidentiality of all information related to the organization, residents, participants, family and staff, that may be encountered, either formally or informally, during the normal course of business. This includes medical and treatment records, financial and human resources informationACKNOWLEDGEMENTI have read this position description and fully understand the requirements set forth therein.I hereby accept the position of Director of Education and agree to perform the identified essential functions in a safe manner and in accordance with the facility's established procedures.I understand that as a result of my employment, I may be exposed to blood, body fluids, infectious diseases, air contaminants (including tobacco smoke), and hazardous chemicals and that the facility will provide to me instructions on how to prevent and control such exposures.I further understand that I may also be exposed to the Hepatitis B Virus and that the facility will make available to me, free of charge, the hepatitis B vaccination.I understand that my employment is at-will and thereby my employment can be terminated at-will either by the facility or myself and that such termination can be made with or without notice.However, in the event that I chose to resign my position, I will give notice a minimum two week notice.\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_DateEmployee Signature\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_DateSR. VP Human ResourcesRequired Education
CertificationShare this job:The employment policy of St. Ann's Community is to provide equal opportunity to all persons. Our company, therefore, has made a commitment to equal employment opportunity through a positive and continuing Affirmative Action Program. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other Federal or State legally-protected classes. History
St. Ann's Community is Rochester's leading senior housing and health services provider, with a tradition of quality care for older adults that began over 145 years ago.

We were founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1873 as a ministry of service. Today we provide a complete continuum of care for seniors, offering everything from independent living to 24-hour skilled nursing.

St. Ann's Community is one of Rochester's largest private employers, with over 1,200 employees who are -caring for the most important people on earth. Our philosophy of Person-Centered Care means that each member of our community experiences life fully in a place filled with warmth, compassion and love.

Mission & Vision
Mission Statement
St. Ann's Community promotes the highest levels of independence, and physical and spiritual well-being of older adults in the Catholic tradition of excellence in care and services.
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