Trainer/Educator III

Nursing Trainer/Educator III - RN III

Recruitment #100920-MACE02-200900

Introduction

The incumbent in this position will manage the required annual training of all facility staff and clinical training of the Nursing Department staff, specifically RNs, LPNs, and CNAs. Incumbent provides clinical oversight and training of RNs, LPNs and CNAs; establishing clinical staff competencies, evaluating the care of residents, and supervising and/or providing care when necessary; training on all pertinent nursing and medical documentation in the electronic medical records and coordinating and delivering relevant in-service and required training for all Delaware Veterans Home staff.

Summary Statement

As the third level of professional training/education work, positions conduct/provide training in technical subjects requiring the application of theoretical disciplines. Positions are responsible for training others in the principles, practices, methods, and techniques used to convey information to various populations regarding scientific or technological subjects, e.g. health/life/social sciences, or related theoretical disciplines. Positions report to an administrative or technical superior.

Selective Requirement

Selective Requirements must be met in addition to the job requirements.  Applicants who do not possess the selective requirement will not be qualified.

  1. Possession of a Bachelors degree in Nursing and a license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Delaware.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Develop and implement training, development, informational, and/or educational programs, courses, curricula, training resources, lesson plans, materials, and visual aids.
     
  • Evaluate effectiveness of programs, courses, curricula, training resources, lesson plans, materials, and visual aids and modify to meet identified problems/needs, state/federal requirements, and agency goals/objectives.
     
  • Present training, development, informational, and/or educational programs via classroom, workshop, or seminar using formal classroom instruction, exercises, handouts, materials, visual aids, etc. for group or one-on-one instruction.
     
  • Research, evaluate, and select materials, handouts, visual aids, exercises, etc. that will best promote learning. 
       
  • Identify and analyze needs through interviews, surveys, and meetings with supervisors, management, administrators, officials, clients, the public, etc. 
     
  • Provide recommendations regarding problems/needs, effectiveness of training resources, and implementation of new or modified programs, courses, curricula, training resources, lesson plans, materials, and visual aids.   
      
  • Collect, analyze and evaluate data from a variety of sources and effectively present/communicate information.
     
  • Coordinate training/educational activities with agency personnel, contractors, community/professional organizations, and other providers.
     
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with state and federal laws, rules, regulations, requirements, and/or contract agreements.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Trainer/Educator III
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. At least two years experience presenting training or education courses using a variety of training methods such as lecture, e-training, structured exercises, role play or group discussion as well as the use of training materials such as overheads, PowerPoint, handouts or videos.
  2. Three years experience in preparing and developing training or education courses which includes designing learning objectives, curricula and materials.
  3. Three years experience in developing and analyzing training needs assessments at the individual, job or organizational level.
  4. Six months experience in presenting training or education courses in the assigned theoretical or technological discipline.

Conditions of Hire

Criminal background check:  A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire. 

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements. 

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at statejobs.delaware.gov.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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