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Staff Educator

Job ID:
R13002
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Location:
Arbour Heights
Date Posted:
2024-05-25 10:03:25 UTC
 
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Description

Key Outcomes:

  • Live our values of Respect, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence
  • Lend a helping hand
  • Cultivate relationships with staff, residents and families
  • Lead with H.E.A.R.T. (hear, empathize, acknowledge, respond, thank)


Key Responsibilities:

  • Identifies the educational and training needs in the facility to ensure quality of care and services;
  • Designs, develops and coordinates the delivery of Staff Development Programs to meet these needs;
  • Ensures good resident outcome and satisfaction through training needs of staff;
  • Develops general orientation and ongoing educational programs based on learning needs of staff;
  • Communicates the planned program to encourage participation, involvement and support;
  • Provides programs to enhance the working life and increase knowledge and esteem of the staff;
  • Evaluates the effectiveness and quality of Staff Development Program against appropriate objectives and standards;
  • Receives feedback from staff and department heads on training programs;
  • Monitors new technology, trends in the delivery of each service and ensures staff are trained appropriately;
  • Maintains staff attendance in-service records and quality management activities for the program;
  • Is knowledgeable of the Resident Bill of Rights / Governing Principles and endeavors to promote it;
  • Establishes adequate resource material on health related books, for nutrition, activation and environmental departments;
  • Performs clinical teaching sessions on the units as needed;
  • Participates in QE / RM meetings;
  • Responsible for teaching health and safety issues such as WHMIS, lifts and transfers and back care in consultation with the Cambridge Head Office and the Health & Safety Consultant;
  • Responsible to carry out legislated duties for health and safety as per the certification training program;
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Education, Credentials and Experience:

  • Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) with current registration with the Provincial Licensing Body;
  • Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Practical Nurse (RPN), or other healthcare disciplines with Diploma in Gerontology, Nursing Administration, Rehabilitation, Long Term Care, or the equivalent;
  • Completion or working towards a course in adult education at the community college level is considered an asset;
  • Must possess good written and oral communication skills;
  • Good motivational and time management skills, good inter-departmental communications and leadership skills are necessary;
  • Good working attitude and team building skills are a must;
  • The successful incumbent will be the management certified Health and Safety Representative;
  • Proficiency in a second language is considered an asset.
  • Current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Position/Sector Screening (VPS).


Extendicare Core Competencies:

  • Accountability: Takes ownership and holds self and others accountable to deliver high quality, timely and cost-effective results.
  • Business Acumen: Understands financial and operational aspects and implications that are essential to achieve superior business results.
  • Coaching & Developing Talent: Building capability of self, individuals and teams by engaging in feedback, coaching, learning and development. Building capability of self, individuals and teams by engaging in feedback, coaching, learning and development.
  • Customer Focus: Keeping the customer in mind to deliver the highest possible quality of care, service and choices.
  • Execution Excellence: Optimizes available resources and pursues implementation to consistently achieve exceptional outcomes.
  • Innovative Thinking: Identifies, develops and implements new and innovative solutions to enhance opportunity, efficiency and quality.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration: Inspires and fosters a team environment and works collaboratively to achieve business goals and objectives.

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