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CNA Instructor

Company: Susque-View Home
Location: Lock Haven
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Susque-View Home - Susque View Home located in Lock Haven, PA is looking for -CNA Instructor to join our team. -
The CNA Instructor will be responsible to provide students with the skills necessary to meet the physical, physiological, and psychological needs of a patient. The objective of the CNA instructor is to help students to build knowledge and clinical skills aimed at passing the PA State Licensing Exam and being emotionally prepared to work in a facility. The Certified Nurses Aid course is comprised of 90 hours: 50 instructional hours, and 40 clinical laboratory hours.
Salary/Benefits:


Competitive Salary -
PTO - Holiday, Sick and Vaccation
Medical, Dental and Vission Insurance

Characteristics, Duties, and Responsibilities

  • Develop CNA course curricula in compliance with state requirements and assist College in obtaining approval for program implementation.
  • Teach CNA training program using the course curriculum in conjunction with training on the required skills assessment in the clinical lab setting.
  • Evaluate and document students' progress through testing, observation, and assessment of skills attained.
  • Apply knowledge of the fundamentals of the nursing process, the standards of care, and sound decision making and judgement in educational activities involving all levels of
  • patient care personnel within the training program.
  • Make learning engaging for students, including facilitation of class discussions and skills instruction.
  • Set student expectations and communicate clearly with the students and encourage student participation.
  • Ensure students are keeping up with curriculum and assignments.
  • Maintain accurate records on all students to include student files, attendance records, course requirements regarding hours of instruction, and exam pass rates.
  • Assist students in registering for the state CNA Licensing Exam.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

    Education Requirements

    • Associate degree or higher in the nursing field required.
    • Registered professional nurse currently licensed by the PA State Board of Nursing
    • Must have successfully completed a training workshop offered by the PA State Department of Health for Instructors/Evaluators becoming DOH Certified Nurse Aide Instructor.
    • Current basic life support (BLS) certification (preferred)

      Experience

      • Three years of full-time, or full time equivalent, clinical experience in a health care facility.
      • Two years teaching experience (preferred).

        Competencies and Skills Required

        • Strong communication skills, enthusiastic, good public speaker.
          Patient, confident, compassionate, flexible, positive attitude.
          Program advocate, committed to students' success, can understand students' motivations.
          Ability to direct and pace interaction with the class, uses humor effectively.
          Can read audience and adjust accordingly
          Ability to multi-task in a busy environment
          Ability to work with individuals of varied education levels, experience, social and economic backgrounds
          Ability to remain discreet with student and staff information
          Commitment to service a diverse student population
          Ability to meet deadlines
          Ability and willingness to travel to other campuses as needed
          Flexibility of schedule
          Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle

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Keywords: Susque-View Home, Scranton , CNA Instructor, Education / Teaching , Lock Haven, Pennsylvania

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