$45.50-$61.04 Hourly / $3,184.77-$4,273.04 BiWeekly /
In the Departments of Correction and Mental Health and Addiction Services, Central Office, this class is accountable for the planning, evaluation and coordination of a diversified interdisciplinary educational program for professional and paraprofessional health care personnel.
Receives general direction from an administrative official of higher grade.
Plans, develops, executes and evaluates an integrated theoretical and clinical programs for professionals, paraprofessionals and health profession students; reviews and revises programs according to changing concepts, objectives and teaching methods; determines educational needs of staff by direct observation, surveys and The Joint Commission mandated requirements; participates in curriculum development conferences and accreditation visits; submits individual progress reports on students to their schools; initiates, processes and monitors agreements with affiliating schools or hospitals; acts as a consultant to other agencies on development of programs for students; maintains a master schedule of all educational programs; intervenes in and resolves crisis situations with students; participates in preparation and implementation of budget for educational functions; participates in developing, obtaining and implementing federal grants for staff development programs; recruits professionals for employment in facility; makes decisions regarding acceptance, retention and certification of paraprofessional trainees enrolled in pre-service training; participates in survey and research activities; prepares oral and written reports; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of health care in the appropriate parenthetical title; considerable knowledge of curriculum development, test construction and program development; considerable knowledge of teaching, counseling and evaluating techniques; knowledge of new trends and developments in treatment; knowledge of dynamics of individual and group behavior; knowledge of selection techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; interviewing skills.
Five (5) years of professional experience in a health care facility in the specialty designated by the parenthetical title.
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a professional capacity with the major portion of duties teaching in the appropriate specialty.