Prestige Care Nursing Assistant Instructor in Ellensburg, Washington

This is a unique opportunity for a nurse with a passion for teaching to impart knowledge and shape the future caregivers of tomorrow!: Each class is up to six weeks long. This is a full time position (part time may be considered). : Job Summary: The Nursing Assistant Instructor provides direct instruction to Nursing Assistant (NA) students, assuring all regulatory required instruction is delivered in accordance with state specific requirements. Will maintain all compliance-related documentation as required. Ensures NA students are prepared to pass state required testing to become a Certified Nursing Assistant. This position is part of a team of instructors led by the Nursing Assistant Training Program Director. Nursing assistant classes are held at various Prestige Care locations and are six weeks in duration. Essential Functions:: * Teach assigned NA classes using effective strategies and principles of adult education. * Create an environment conducive to learning and student-instructor interaction. * Maintain accurate and appropriate student, instructor, and course documentation. * Interact with facilities to assess CNA staffing needs and develop training schedules to meet those needs. Assist with the recruitment of students as needed. * Ensure all State regulations are met in course curriculum and student-instructor ratios. * Assure students satisfactorily demonstrate skills prior to performing with patients or residents. * Provide direct supervision and observation of all student clinical experience. * Prepare clinical schedule for students prior to the beginning of the clinical experience, communicating the schedule to the facility Director of Nursing and the student. * Conduct surveys to determine effectiveness of instruction and report findings to the Director. * Evaluate the knowledge and skills of students before verifying completion of the course. * Pursue a development plan that provides for personal and professional growth including applicable skills training relevant to adult education and clinical skills. * Performs other related duties as needed. Qualifications:: * Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Associate Degree in Nursing, or a Diploma in Nursing. * Must have a current, unencumbered RN license for the state in which the class is being taught. * Must have at least one year of nursing experience in a licensed nursing facility. * Prior teaching experience and/or educational preparation for teaching adults. * Excellent written and oral communication and motivational skills are essential to success. * Ability to creatively problem-solve in both resident care and employee management situations. * Individual must be a team player, well organized, and flexible. EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED Prestige Post-Acute Rehab Center - Kittitas Valley: Prestige Post-Acute and Rehabilitation Center Kittitas is a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center located in Ellensburg, WA, just a few short blocks away from downtown, Kittitas Valley Community Hospital and Mountain View Park. The inter-disciplinary team of physicians, nurses, therapists, social workers and healthcare technicians are experts in providing a full range of services. We are able to adapt these services to each patient and their personal circumstances Employer's Job# a7b87585-a59d-475d-aba0-8284ee7fc6d9 Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement..