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In-service Coordinator- RN - Weekly Pay

Company: Schofield Home Health Care Group
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Job description*In 1910, Dr. Jennie Schofield and a group of community volunteers founded the "Wheel Chair Home" as a not-for-profit home for seniors in Western New York. Today, Schofield continues to provide high quality health care services in our rehab and nursing facility and community-based health care programs.We strive to always follow our mission: _*Provide knowledgeable and compassionate care that enhances the lives of those we serve*__. _If you are looking for a role that continually gives back with what we strive to do, please apply!Our employees enjoy numerous benefits and perks including:* Health insurance* Dental insurance* Vision insurance* 401k with a company match* PTO* Employee Assistant Program* Referral bonuses* ...and more!There's never been a better time to join our team!We're looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) with ample Nursing Facility experience to champion our in-service operations at Schofield Residence! The Inservice Coordinator is a critically important position responsible for maintaining adherence to company policies and procedures and compliance with all state and federal regulations and guidelines. Collaborates with the core interdisciplinary team and leadership to assess quality and implement clinical training programs to facilitate standardized delivery of services and provide optimal outcomes for our residents. Works in collaboration with the Director of Nursing and Assistant Director of Nursing.*I. Job Summary*The Inservice Coordinator develops, initiates and presents specific educational programs for employees and volunteers of Schofield Residence, Schofield Adult Day Health Care Program, and Schofield Certified Home Care, to address their professional and personal growth and development. The Coordinator will function as the New York State Nurse Aide Training Program Coordinator and Instructor, the Coordinator and primary instructor for New York State approved Feeding Assistant Training Program, and qualified cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) instructor for the organization.In addition, the Inservice Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and implementing the Skilled Nursing Facility Infection Control Program and oversee Skilled Nursing Facility employee/resident health programs, and coordinate all employee health requirements.*II. Qualifications*A. Education and Training - An R.N. with current New York State Registration in good standing and at least one year experience in a post acute care setting. Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross. A demonstrated ability to teach adult learners. Completion of a professionally recognized course in teaching adult learners or New York State Education Department teacher certification.B. Experience-At least two (2) years' experience in a nursing home, and:(1) Two (2) years of experience teaching nursing or nursing related programs to adults in an academic setting approved by the State Education Department or other recognized accrediting body;Or(2) Two (2) years of experience teaching nurse aides in a residential health care facility.Ability to utilize various audio - visual technology.C. Character- Must be of good moral character with patience to instruct or guide others. Possess good moral character, patience and compassion for the elderly.*III. Essential Job Functions*A. Read, write, speak, hear, reason and remember.B. Stand, walk, push, pull and lift medium weight (25-50 lbs.).C. Observe and assess resident's condition. Teach nursing personnel how to report findings accurately, document care given and respond to resident requests for assistance in a timely manner.D. Must be willing and able to perform basic life support (BLS) at all times, including CPR, the Heimlich maneuver and rescue breathing.E. Perform all job duties and responsibilities as outlined in IV.*IV. Job Duties and Responsibilities*The Inservice Coordinator is supervised by the Vice President. The job duties and responsibilities are to be performed while observing the following standards: job standard (knowledge, ability, and skills), technical skill, quality, quantity, judgement/problem solving, decision making, and initiative. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:A. Inservice Education1. Plan and implement Primary Inservice for all Schofield Residence, Schofield Adult Day Health Care Program, and Schofield Certified Home Care employees and volunteers.2. Plan and implement all mandated inservices for all Schofield Residence programs and services.3. Coordinate and assist in program planning and presentation by other departments, consultants, and outside resources.4. Maintain all required inservice records for Schofield Residence programs and services.5. Maintain or provide for maintenance of all audio-visual technology and educational materials.6. Evaluate inservice programs for all Schofield Residence programs and services, updating them as needed to meet current and future needs of staff, patients/residents/registrants, and volunteers.7. Notify personnel of programs which are being presented. Communicate employee inservice compliance issues to Program Directors and Department Managers.8. Recommend, and upon approval of Administration, secure and maintain instructional reference material.9. Identify resources and facilities essential to provision of inservice education.10. Act as the Program Coordinator and Primary Instructor for the 100-hour state mandated nurse's aide training program.11. Act as designated instructor for the New York State Approved Feeding Assistant Training Program.12. Serve on appropriate committees including, but not limited to, Quality Assessment and Assurance, Employee Retention, Employee Recognition, and Safety.13. Plan and coordinate the provision of annual mandatory 12-hour continuing education for certified nurse's aides.14. Provide CPR certification programs, as indicated.B. Infection Control1. Conduct an Annual Infection Control Inservice appropriately based on deficiencies in audits, resident/employee statistics and trends that may have developed.2. Review employee sick slips and tabulate a monthly report.3. Review the house report daily and tabulate SNF resident infection statistics monthly.4. Investigate and act on trends that are recognized during surveillance of the SNF nursing units, SNF resident statistics, or employees. Initiate steps to decrease or change these trends as identified.5. Make reports to New York State Department of Health on communicable diseases and/or exceeded norms of an individual kind of infection after consulting with Director of Nursing and Resident Care Services.6. Review and record appropriate laboratory reports. Action should be taken on issues that become evident through this surveillance.7. Act as a resource person for infection control issues, researching, teaching, supervising and providing guidance to staff.8. Maintain and update all infection control policies and procedures, including Exposure Control Manual at least annually.9. Develop and maintain an Infection Control Quality Assurance Program for the Skilled Nursing Facility.10. Organize and maintain employee health program:i. Schedule initial physical examination.ii. Schedule and arrange for annual health reviews.iii. Schedule and arrange for initial PPD x2, then annual PPD.iv. Coordinate annual flu vaccinations for employees.v. Coordinate employee Hepatitis B vaccinations, as indicated.vi. Coordinate Pneumovax vaccinations for employees, as indicated.11. Coordinate SNF, ADHCP and SCHC vaccinations:i. Pneumovax - screen new admissions and administer as indicated.ii. Administer flu vaccine to all residents annually.12. Function as a liaison between nursing/medical staff on infection control issues.13. Maintain isolation/precaution policies and procedures. Inservice staff on the unit as necessary.14. Ensure facility compliance with New York State Department of Health OSHA and other regulatory agency regulations in respect to infection control and inservice regulations.15. Assess and implement appropriate infection control measures. Ability to interpret and implement directives/regulations from the federal, state and county regulatory agencies.16. Collect and submit required vaccination statistics through the NYS Department of Health's HCS.C. Perform other related duties as required by their manager.*V. General Duties and Responsibilities*A. Participate in all department meetings, mandated inservices, and assigned committees.B. Maintain a positive and professional relationship with residents, registrants, family members, legal representatives and visitors.C. Maintain a positive and professional relationship with all personnel, including supervisors, co-workers and volunteers.D. Follow all safety regulations and precautions at all times; use protective devices as required.E. Wear and maintain proper uniform/clothing as established in the uniform dress code policy, including name tag identification. Maintain acceptable personal hygiene.F. Maintain confidentiality and resident/patient/registrant rights.G. Maintain confidentiality of all issues and subject matters, including records, reports, data and other related sensitive materials.H. Maintain an acceptable attendance rate.I. Follow all laws, rules and regulations of the Federal and NYS Health Codes in regard to the department and overall organization operations.*VI. Supervisory Duties and Responsibilities*A. Plan, develop, organize, implement and evaluate the department's work as appropriate.B. Delegate authority, responsibility, and accountability to other responsible department personnel.C. Provide leadership by being an appropriate role model to others.D. Advocate the purposes, goals and policies of the Schofield Residence and affiliate organizations.E. Provide departmental personnel with ongoing feedback, including timely evaluations of staff, counseling of employees and taking disciplinary action when necessary.F. Provide effective supervision, ensuring all staff abides by all government laws, rules and regulations that affect patients, families, coworkers and volunteers of the Schofield Residence and affiliate organizations.G. Use any resources available to create ideas, programs or more effective practices that will benefit the organization, department and/or staff.*VII. Goal Setting and Management Objectives*A. Attain a deficiency free NYS Department of Health survey and/or federal survey, and if required, resolve any deficiencies in a timely and effective manner.B. Work with residents/registrants/patients, families, and legal representatives to ensure that substantiated complaints are resolved in a timely and effective manner.C. Accomplish fiscal results within established department budget for the most recent fiscal year.D. Make and recommend timely budgetary adjustments as indicated, by analysis of the monthly budget and payroll hours, for the most recent fiscal year.E. Establish and complete all departmental performance goals.F. Establish and complete all individual performance goals.*VIII. Working Environment*The Inservice Coordinator is subject to inside environmental conditions and protection from weather conditions, except for travel between organizational sites. Works in an office and in residents' rooms during clinical training of nurse aides. Must be available to inservice staff on all shifts. Hours of work are flexible, but is expected to work at least 37 - hours per week.*IX. Exposure to Blood and Airborne Pathogens*This position has been categorized into occupational safety and health (OSHA) Category 1: routine contact with blood/body fluids of persons living or non-living. Contact can be made while performing injections, making assessments of residents and employees and assessing employees' techniques in the use of protective equipment and environmental surveillance. Protective equipment should be utilized when performing these tasks.*X. General*This job description, in no way, states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.Qualifications, essential job functions and requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.Job Type: Full-timePay: $70,000.00 - $75,000.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Referral program* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* Critical & Intensive Care* Emergency Medicine* Geriatrics* Home Health* Hospice & Palliative Medicine* Infectious Disease* Medical-SurgicalPhysical setting:* Acute care* Long term care* Nursing home* Rehabilitation centerStandard shift:* Day shiftWeekly schedule:* Monday to Friday* Rotating weekends* Weekend availabilityAbility to commute/relocate:* Buffalo, NY 14217: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Application Question(s):* Are you able to provide proof that you are FULLY vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus?Experience:* Nursing: 2 years (Required)License/Certification:* BLS Certification (Required)* RN (Required)Work Location: One location

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