Hope Community Resources, Inc.

  • Anchorage: Nurse Educator

    Job ID
    2018-2442
    Job Locations
    US-AK-Anchorage
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Salary/Compensation

    DOE

    Overview

    The Community Health Nurse Educator uses professional knowledge and discretionary judgment to provide development and management of health care related new hire education programs.  The position manages the employee vaccination program to meet employee and agency needs. The Community Health Nurse Educator provides consultation and education to in-home employees on use of medications.  He/She must work independently in a community setting.  The Community Health Nurse has the experience and knowledge to function independently and provide direction, support and education to staff.  The Community Health Nurse Educator maintains loyalty to the organization, its mission, vision, belief, values and expectations and to the recipients of services.

    Responsibilities

    1. Oversees and implements health care related training for new employee hire program. Collaborates and supports the Education Department on scheduling of classes.
    2. Develops training curriculums pertaining to health care topics that comply with state and federal requirements, provides on going assessment of relevant materials. 
    3. Provides professional teaching of the Medications class and Health Skills class as scheduled by Education Department.  Evaluates new hire Medication and Health Skills testing. 
    4. Provides ongoing monitoring of employee’s comprehension of and compliance with medication administration procedures and protocols.
    5. Assesses and coordinates the Employee Vaccination program; maintains appropriate documentation for employee follow up.  Plans, coordinates and attends staff vaccine clinics.  Collaborates with Human Resources Department on current employee documentation of vaccinations.  Maintains refrigerator vaccine temperature program.  Maintains purchasing and allocation of vaccines for Agency use.
    6. Provides In-Home Medication training to employees in regards to the “6 Rights of Medications” administration.  Serves as a professional resource to staff in gathering and interpreting of medication orders and or medication issues.  Maintains In-Home medication training documentation. In a timely manner.

    Qualifications

    Required

    • Current and valid State of Alaska Registered Nurse license
    • Two (2) years of RN experience.

    Desired

    • Teaching and Community Health experience

    Other

    • Ability to lift 25 lbs. from a squat-and-kneel position
    • Possess a valid driver license & at least 3 years of driving experience (may include permit time)
    • Provide driving record that meets agency guidelines
    • Pass a criminal background check under state regulation

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