Personal Care Aide Training Coordinator- Syracuse, NY

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Position Description: The Personal Care Aide (PCA) Training Coordinator is the RN that is the primary instructor for the New York State Department of Personal Care Aide Training Program for Self-Direct Inc.

Performance Responsibilities and Standards:

  • Responsible for coordinating and teaching the PCA training course as per New York State regulations, and ensures that the program is compliant with Federal and State regulations
  • Responsible for development and administration of continuing education for the Personal Care Aides that are employed by Self-Direct Inc.
  • Assist with ensuring clinical competency of Personal Care Aides throughout their employment with Self-Direct Inc.
  • This may require the RN to supervise Personal Care Aides in the training environment or in the field at client’s homes
  • Instruct new staff in agency policy and procedure
  • Maintain and update clinical knowledge on an ongoing basis
  • Additional job duties may be assigned as needed

Qualifications:

  • Current NYS Registered Professional Nurse license
  • 2 years of relevant Registered Nurse experience, of which 1 year is in the provision of Home Care Services
  • Current and valid Driver’s License, auto insurance and vehicle that can be used for work

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to complete patient transfers, extensive bending, standing, kneeling, walking in various weather conditions, e.g. snow, rain, sleet and going up and down stairs.
  • Ability to drive on a daily basis in all weather conditions throughout the working year

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Registered Nurse: 2 years