Correct Care Solutions Nurse Educator in Valhalla, New York

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Overview

Our Nurse Educator will support the company in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of education programs to promote the development of staff. Support nursing orientations, nursing continuing education, patient-focused care classes and programs required by regulatory agencies for caregivers as well as perform initial assessments of nursing staff and individual plans for orientation. Provides health related education to detention (custody staff) as required by contract and accreditation standards. As a team member, you will play an important role by collaborating with others and contributing toward our mission and values.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing

Experience:

  • Five (5) or more years correctional healthcare experience preferred

  • Knowledge of program development and adult learning methodologies

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Current licensure as Registered Nurse within the state

  • Current CPR Certification

Responsibilities

  1. Ensuring all on-the-job training is consistent with Correct Care Solutions guidelines established

  2. Ensure that site trainers/preceptors have the knowledge, tools, and attitude to effectively train staff

  3. Acting as both a formal and informal consultant, assisting with the integration of new learning into nursing practice and serving as a resource by assisting nurses in identifying problems, identifying available internal and external educational resources, and selecting educational options

  4. Working with the Operations team in identifying changes that should be made in the nursing practice and facilitating the initiation of, adoption of, and adaption to change. Strives for excellence in patient care by self-monitoring and, as necessary, to ensure the safety and well-being of the patient. Identifies existing and potential problems and takes effective actions. Develops and maintains an awareness of needed improvements in patient care, procedures, equipment and supplies and makes recommendations.

  5. Assumes individual accountability for own conduct and maintenance of professional attitude and appearance

  6. Participates in nursing activities in corrections, which promote growth and development of nursing and/or patient care

  7. Approaches change in a positive manner, motivate staff to work as a team, accept constructive criticism and learn from it.

  8. Maintain confidentiality personnel records

  9. Maintains composure in stressful situations

  10. Use effective problem solving techniques

  11. Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance.

  12. Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.

  13. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.

  14. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.

  15. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.

  16. Post orders, if applicable, per site contract.

  17. Perform other duties as assigned.

CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Job 16-33816

Location NY, Valhalla

Facility Westchester County Correctional Facility

Type Regular Full-Time

Shift Day