The Registered Nurse Education and Training Instructor is responsible and accountable for planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating educational programs. The Education and Training Instructor's professional practice is characterized by leadership and accomplishment in developing and implementing programs to improve staff competency in the delivery of patient-centered care, establishing relationships with professional and/or health related groups within ECHCS, other VAs, and the community. Duties include but are not limited to: The Education and Training Instructor is expected to establish relationships to work effectively with others to make significant contributions to the Veterans Administration. The Education and Training Instructor demonstrates a high level of competency in theoretical and classroom teaching. This instructor collaborates with the other members of Organizational Development and Education, Nursing Service, Human Resources, and other Services in assessing and evaluating the need for education, training, and continuing education programs related to mandatory requirements and individual or group needs. The Education and Training Instructor collaborates with a diverse group of people to develop and coordinate educational programs based on identified learning needs that enhance the skills to perform their duties to the top of their skills. The Education and Training Instructor maintains flexibility with a high degree of interpersonal skill, effective communication, leadership, motivation, self-direction, and ongoing evaluation of activities. The Education and Training Instructor demonstrates competencies in Principles of Adult Learning, instructional skills, competency assessment, development and validation methodologies, communication skills, strategic planning skills, and creation/visionary skills. Travel may be required. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; Standard tour is 7:30am to 4:00pm; Compressed work schedule available Compressed/Flexible: Available Telework: Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: PD51894-O, 51895-O, 51896-O Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.