American Red Cross Nurse Aid Training Instructor in Worcester, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Are you interested in both challenging and rewarding career opportunities with the world's largest humanitarian network? By joining the Red Cross, you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Training people how to respond to and prepare for emergencies is a core mission of the American Red Cross. We offer a range of health and safety classes that teach new skills, keep our students knowledgeable, confident and ready to respond in almost any emergency situation. Making a difference in the lives of others is what the American Red Cross does. We are currently seeking an experienced nurse to work Part Time in our Springfield, MA, location. 19 hours per week day position, 2-3 days per week. Flexibility to cover an evening shift in a pinch would be great, but not required.

Job Summary:

Provides instruction and certification in the Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training (NAT) program; primary responsibility includes planning, teaching and evaluating course participants in the classroom and clinical skills performance, leading to successful completion of the program. The instructor will provide a quality program that meets state regulations and compliance standards as well as meet the expectations for the course participants.

Major Duties and Responsibilities: • Plans, coordinates, manages and directs the classroom, skills lab, and clinical setting training experience for students • Evaluates interpersonal skills, technical skills, and knowledge base of students in classroom, skill lab and clinical setting at regular intervals to measure student performance • Maintains confidential, accurate and complete records and reports as required by state and federal regulations and American Red Cross policy • Responsible for efficient and effective use of all supplies and materials maintaining appropriate controls for loss reduction and documenting replacement needs • Maintains a cooperative working relationship with clinical sites and staff to provide a comprehensive and safe learning environment for students • Completes and submits course records and reports in a timely manner, meeting required deadlines. • Meets 100% compliance for record keeping and program delivery requirements • Engages in regular effective communications with students, staff, and other stakeholders regarding programmatic changes and quality management issues. • Supports program completion activities such as graduation, recognition ceremonies and student development activities as requested • Remains current on state regulations and training standards

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Ability to successfully complete appropriate instructor training as required by American Red Cross and the state. Experience with adult education preferred. • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Qualifications: Current active license without restriction or probation, as a Registered Nurse in the state(s) where teaching will occur. Two years' experience as a nurse with at least one year's experience working in a long term care facility. Current CPR/First Aid/AED certification. Can be obtained within 90 days of hire. Adult education experience preferred Must meet state minimum nursing and teaching experience requirements for instructors. State mandated instructor training certifications can be obtained within 90 days of hire.

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The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee's professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment.