Home Care Training and Compliance Nurse | CareLink | North Little Rock, AR

(501) 372-5300 | (800) 482-6359 (TDD)

Home Care Nurse- Training and Compliance

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completion of accredited School of Nursing with a current RN License in Arkansas.
  • Reliable transportation with valid AR driver’s license and auto liability insurance with increased coverage limits.
  • Home health or home care experience preferred or related training experience in the Health Care field.
  • Must have experience in communicating with a diverse audience; diversity includes education, literacy, positions in organizations and related diverse backgrounds.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of Home Health Aide procedures and protocols
  • Ability to make home visits and travel to various locations to conduct evaluations or training
  • Ability to organize and produce training plans and materials
  • Ability to collect and compile data
  • Ability to make recommendations for quality improvements based on compiled data
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing, using proper grammar and correct spelling
  • Ability to conduct public speaking and give presentations
  • Ability to maintain organized records and files
  • Ability to work flexible schedules
  • Ability to lift objects up to 20lbs, move or dismantle/reassemble tables and chairs, transport training materials and presentation equipment between settings
  • Possess intermediate to advanced level of computer skills, to include spreadsheets, MS Office products and database management

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Prepares training materials to Certify Personal Care Aides, to provide required continuous education credits for Personal Care Aides and to provide agency specific information for Personal Care Aides and RN supervisors
  • Coordinates and ensures issuance of PCA certificates of completion in accordance with agency policy
  • Must have knowledge to conduct all training in accordance with laws, regulations and company policies as applicable and remain current with any changes
  • Continually evaluates the effectiveness of training programs and changes or adepts training to improve outcomes
  • Coordinates with Director of Care Coordination and Home Care, VP of Human Resources, Home Care Manager, HC RN’s and Human Resources personnel to ensure frequency of training and content is appropriate
  • Establishes timelines and milestones for training objectives, tracks progress and communicates to management
  • Travels to various locations in the CareLink service area to conduct training
  • Searches for and secures various locations in the CareLink service area to conduct training as required
  • Uses a variety of training techniques, including oral presentations, video learning, hands-on participatory and other mechanisms to implement training
  • Conducts remedial training with individual or groups of caregivers as necessary
  • Devises and conducts any and all training requirements as assigned by management
  • Documents all training for all attendees of training sessions and files in appropriate electronic location and maintains records to indicate when training by individual employee expires and must be retrained
  • Is responsible to ensure that every PCA employee has the proper up to date training
  • Collects data and submits monthly/quarterly reports in a timely manner
  • Prepares training budget for associated costs and presents to management for review and approval
  • Prepares a variety of electronic reports and databases to document and report on training activities
  • Assists the Director of Care Coordination and Home Care and the Home Care Manager in responding to official requests/audits of compliance related matters
  • Conducts internal audits of Home Care processes, procedures and documentation to augment compliance programs; including RN’s, HC Qualified Supervisors, Scheduling and HC admin
  • Reviews client records for required documentation and provides feedback on the quality of content of documentation
  • Makes recommendations to management for quality improvement opportunities in relation to compliance with federal, state, local or agency laws, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Travels to various locations in CareLink service areas to audit and/or review compliance in the Home Care Dept.
  • Prepares written responses to external or internal audit findings
  • Writes or amends policy and procedures in the Home Care Department to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Maintains appropriate records to document compliance activity
  • Interacts with a variety of electronic reports and databases to document and report on training activities
  • Conducts all compliance related requests as assigned by management
  • Practices a supervisory style which contributes to a positive and productive work climate for all employees
  • Works within policies and procedures for personnel actions, e.g., performance evaluations, counseling, leave approval, selection, orientation, etc.
  • Regularly meets with staff individually and as a group to provide feedback, problem-solve, and to communicate information
  • Regularly utilizes positive reinforcement to develop and motivate employees
  • Celebrates achievement of department and staff
  • Stays abreast of current trends, changes, etc. in specialty field
  • Obtains the required number of training hours annually
  • Participates in agency sponsored events and health fairs
  • Provides departmental orientation to new staff or interns
  • Attends relevant training provided by the agency
  • Completes appropriate continuing education to ensure
  • Nursing license remains current

 

 

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