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NATP Instructor - Ed Fund

Company: Center for Caregiver Advancement
Location: Paramount
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Center for Caregiver Advancement (CCA) is the largest provider of training for long-term care workers in California. Our mission is to build the workforce of highly trained caregivers that many Californians can't live without. We will champion training for all caregivers and make it universally accessible. We believe that trained caregivers will be respected and valued professionals who have been proven to enhance the quality of life and save money for our overburdened healthcare system. Our efforts will create jobs and upward mobility for the millions of people who are needed as caregivers in California. With the wave of the baby boomers in or approaching retirement age, 10,000 people will turn 65 every day for the next 15 years, which creates systemic pressures and the need for growth of the long-term care workforce. CCA is working to enhance the skills of direct care workers, who are predominantly women of color and immigrants, that are needed to support this diverse aging population.The Education Fund is a Taft-Hartley ERISA fund, where skilled nursing facility workers receive training as a benefit. As a labor management partnership, nursing home employers and SEIU Local 2015 work in partnership to support training programs for workers who are members of the bargaining units in approximately 80 facilities across the state. We provide skill building classes and certifications that both expand worker skills and help them maintain their licensure.Employment Status: Temporary/Part-TimeLocation: California StatewideReports to: NATP Director and Administrator*Position Summary: *Instructors teach to adult learners on a variety of topics relevant to the long-term care industry, including theory and practical skills necessary for quality caregiving in the skilled nursing facility. In-person clinical instruction may take place in a non-traditional classroom setting (i.e., skilled nursing facility, and online theory instruction takes place either self-paced or live instructor-led via Zoom. CCA provides instructors with the training curriculum and materials to support student learning, including clinical training guide, trainer's guide and PowerPoint slides. On occasion, the instructor and support with updating supplementary materials as needed.Essential Duties and Responsibilities* Responsible for adhering to NATP policies and procedures.* Responsible for following the NATP CDPH approved lesson plans and daily training schedule both for theory and clinical practice.* Assures completion of all the required hours of NATP training (60 hours of theory training and 100 hours of clinical training).* Develops lesson plans based on the approved theory and clinical modules per CDPH 276B.* Implements the instructions per approved lesson plans for all theory and clinical modules.* Implements and documents compliance of CDPH approved NATP daily schedule CDPH (276B).* Assures students are signing-in and signing-out daily on attendance sheets for clinical training.* Completes CDPH 276C Individual Student Record and Nurse Assistant Checklist 276A.* Monitors attendance in theory and clinicals.* Utilizes evidence-based teaching and learning strategies for instruction (i.e., provide explicit instruction, guided practice, skill reiteration, independent and collaborative learning). Counsels and motivates students regarding classroom experience, course retention, acquisition of new skills, barriers to entry and/or study habits.* Coordinates with NATP staff as necessary to resolve issues affecting student training and retention.* Maintains classroom environment (behavior and surroundings) conducive to learning.* Uploads copies of student records and progress in clinicals into the database.* Updates student completion in clinicals into the database.* Gathers and reports accurate data for each class.* Responsible for remediation and tutoring sessions.* Conducts weekly retention calls, texts, or emails to ensure student participation.* Cultivates and maintains a climate free of harassment and intimidation that supports a respectful environment for instructors, staff, and students to work and learn.* Clearly communicates and consistently models appropriate professional behavior.* Responsible for the administration and correction of tests, instruction, instructional and student counseling, and clinical training oversight.* Ensures clinical ratio of students to instructor not to exceed 15 students to 1 instructor.* Completes student records timely during the course and at course completion.* Monitors and counsels students regarding attendance and absences in theory/clinical.* Responsible for developing, monitoring and implementing make-up opportunities and assignments for both theory and clinical in the case of student absences or missed assignments.* Be available to students outside of the normal training program instruction times.* Schedules and monitors make-up hours for any missed clinical days.* Performs other duties as assigned.Experience and Qualifications:* Valid nursing license (RN or LVN).* 2 years nursing experience (RN or LVN).* 1-year verifiable experience as a licensed nurse providing care and services to chronically ill or elderly patients in an acute hospital, skilled nursing facility, intermediate care facility, home care hospice care, or other long-term care setting.* Bachelor's degree in education or health-related fields, preferred.* Verifiable completion of a course in teaching adults or completion of a course approved by the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) that meets the requirements found in 16 CCR - -1450 et seq., or by an accredited educational institution.* 2 years verifiable experience teaching adults and 1 year supervising nurse aides.* Must provide a copy of the resume and evidence of a current license.* Must be able to be approved by the California's Dept. of Public Health as a Nurse Assistant Training Program (NATP) instructor.* Prior adult teaching experience.* Demonstrated ability to teach adult learners in an engaging manner.* Bilingual and fluent in English and Spanish, with ability to instruct in both languages preferred.* Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, Google Drive, and Zoom.* Must be detail oriented.* Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, ability, and ethnic backgrounds of adult learners.* Must be able to counsel and coach students.* Commitment to professional growth and development as well as continued improvement of teaching.* Ability to work independently and within a team setting.* Ability to work irregular hours including evenings and weekends.* Ability and willingness to travel to instruct clinical training.* Ability to communicate with others and exchange accurate information.* Ability to interact and communicate courteously and tactfully with managers, co-workers, students, vendors, and stakeholders.* Ability to work in a team environment, use tact, diplomacy, and exhibit problem solving skills, as well as multi-task and work well under pressure.* Possession of valid CA Driver's License and reliable transportation.* Strong commitment to social and economic justice.* Commitment to the goals, mission, and values of CCA.Extent of Supervision Received: Operates independently on routine assignments. Minimal supervision should be required for the person who is handling the essential functions of this position in a competent manner. Moderate supervision with minimal instruction may be required for special non-routine projects. Exercises a high degree of independent initiative and decision-making.Physical Requirements and Work Environment: Employees must recognize that working in the non-profit environment is demanding work, which sometimes requires working long or irregular hours.* Frequently remain in a stationary position 50 percent of the time.* Occasionally drive to multiple locations.* Occasionally required to stand.* Occasionally required to walk.* Continually required to sit.* Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity.* Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl.* Continually required to talk or hear.* Continually utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and/or use a keyboard.* Occasionally required to lift/push/carry items less than 25 pounds.* Occasionally exposure to outside weather conditions.* Specialized equipment, machines, or vehicles used consist of general office equipment such as computer, printer, telephone, calculator, keyboard, fax machine.Job Types: Part-time, TemporaryPay: From $35.00 per hourSchedule:* 4 hour shift* 8 hour shift* Monday to Friday* Weekend availabilityLicense/Certification:* Driver's License (Required)Work Location: Remote

Keywords: Center for Caregiver Advancement, Paramount , NATP Instructor - Ed Fund, Education / Teaching , Paramount, California

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