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Woodmark Pharmacy of New York LLC Nurse Educator (RN) in Cheektowaga, New York

Nurse Educator (RN)

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Elderwood at Cheektowaga

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Regular Full-Time


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Elderwood at Cheektowaga is seeking a collaborative and engaging RN for our Nurse Educator position. This is a perfect opportunity for a Registered Nurse (RN) that is interested in teaching and training but also wanting to stay in touch current with clinical care skills.

Nurse Educator Position Overview:

The Nurse Educator is responsible to work collaboratively with management staff and nursing governance representatives to ensure implementation of orientation and continuing in-service education programs for facility personnel. This individual may also serve as the primary instructor for the Nursing Assistant 100-Hour Training Program.
This is full time position; schedule varies based on tasks for the day/week. Some off shifts are required to accomodate in-servicing and weekend rotation in supervision.
This position does work in partnership with another Nurse Educator teammate.


Is recognized as a "super user" with all clinical aspects of the EMR and serves as a resource for facility staff.
Schedules, teaches and leads the BLS certification program based on facility needs; maintains equipment and records. 3. Schedules, teaches and leads the IV certification program based on facility needs; maintains equipment and records.
Collaborates with Unit Managers, Nurse Preceptors, Nurse Consultants and assists with annual clinical skills competency testing for licensed nursing staff on an ongoing basis.
Serves as a resource and mentor for the Nurse Preceptors and new nurses in the facility, providing education and support as appropriate during department-based orientation.
Coordinates and/or leads delivery of corporate mandatory in-service education for facility staff.
Plans and leads General Orientation Program (with support by other department heads) to acquaint new personnel to facility.
Coordinates program development, implementation and documentation of the Nursing Assistant 100-Hour Training Program (if applicable); serves as an instructor for scheduled classes.
Coordinates Prometric testing for Nursing Assistant Trainees and recording of certification, if applicable.
Schedules and delivers CNA and Support Aide orientation programs based on hiring needs.
Schedules and presents training programs to ensure that Nursing Assistants complete six (6) hours of in-service education every six (6) months.
Oversees tracking of in-service education hours and generates reports utilizing LMS.
Enrolls staff in LMS programs and tracks module completion and compliance.
Serves as an instructor for the licensed nurse orientation program at designated sites when needed.
Coordinates, with management, department-based orientation programs for new staff.
Plans, coordinates, and presents regular and special education sessions for nursing staff to acquaint them with new nursing practices, procedures, policies, or skills.
Prepares monthly in-service education calendar and monthly report.
Coordinates schedule for periodic emergency drills including fire drills, disaster drills, and Code Blue drills and maintains records.
Attends facility staff meetings and leads In-service Education Committee Meetings.
Maintains facility education equipment, resources and files.
Ensures highest standards of education programming are maintained.
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor, management staff or Administrator


Credentials as a Registered Nurse (RN) with current state license in good standing in the state in which work is performed (LPN credentials permitted in the state of VT only.)
Minimum of five (5) years of nursing experience
Minimum of one (1) year of experience in geriatric nursing; acute care setting preferred
Demonstrated computer skills and ability to work with a variety of platforms and applications including Microsoft Office, electronic medical records (EMR) and learning management systems (LMS)
Possession of a bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) preferred
Demonstrated experience in education preferred

Company Details

Elderwood at Cheektowaga is a 172 bed skill nursing facility (SNF) offering a unique campus setting. This campus also includes an assisted living facility and an independent living community. We offer comprehensive, personalized orthopedic, cardiac, and post-surgical rehab programs, including physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Specialty Programs include Oncology, SMARTS Express Care, Wound Care, Palliative and Respite Care and Seasons Memory Care.

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