$40.42-$54.24 Hourly / $3,031.81-$4,067.82 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.
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.