The Education Coordinator, is a qualified professional who is responsible for the coordination, implementation and documentation of the training curriculum for grant participants. Provides leadership by guiding, teaching, developing and motivating others to perform in a manner that reflects the values of the system and the grant program.
Licensure and current registration as a Registered Nurse in the State of New York Required
BS or BA degree in social service, healthcare or related field preferred
Minimum 2 years nursing experience in a clinical setting required
Minimum of one (1) year education/group instruction experience preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Demonstrated ability to provide engaging teaching experience in a classroom setting
Must be able to effectively teach trainees and field staff and evaluate skill competency.
Must be able to relate clearly and effectively in a professional manner, displaying tact and sensitivity while maintaining confidentiality.
Must have ability to employ variety of teaching methodologies to respond to learning preferences of program participants
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrates cultural competency across diverse cultures and socioeconomic statuses
Represents the THRIVE program in a manner which conveys a professional, caring and cooperative attitude
Must demonstrate organizational skills and leadership ability
Must have ability to supervise, provide direction and motivate workforce
Must have ability to exercise independent judgment in executing responsibilities
Classroom or office setting, hospital or other care setting.
Travel required to other agencies, teaching sites and other office locations. Must be able to access variable client homes without accommodations.
Must be able to perform duties that may require bending, stooping, lifting or standing for long periods of time.
Must possess hand and finger dexterity in order to manipulate equipment.
Must possess sight and hearing senses or use of prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of the position may be fully met.