Responsible for providing instruction to consumers as directed by the consumer education program offered by the Department of Education.
Arrange to have peer review observation conducted annually. Submits peer review forms to Director, Education prior to annual evaluation.
Assume responsibility to teach assigned classes, or covers classes if unable to teach scheduled class.
Present educational programs using effective teaching strategies and approved Magee standards and curriculum for class content.
Contribute to the development, evaluation, and revision of class content and educational materials.
Complete mandatory hospital education programs as well as continuing education required to maintain relevant certifications.
Complete summary evaluations, documents and maintains consumer education statistics and records.
Maintain communication with department via email, phone and attendance at staff meetings and/or review of staff meeting minutes.
Ensure program equipment and supplies are returned to correct location. Notifies secretary of low supply or missing items.
Responsible for following the mandatory reporting procedures for any incident or serious event that did affect or potentially could have affected the clinical care of any patient.
Knowledge of clinical operations acquired through an accredited nursing or allied health program, or knowledge appropriate for course work being presented.Dependent upon course being instructed; current license to practice nursing in PA; or, allied health professional; or, certification through a National professional organization; or a degree related to course content; or, specific hospital related work experience.Minimum two years teaching experience preferred.Interpersonal skills sufficient to effectively teach and communicate ideas to consumers.Ability to effectively present educational programs in a classroom setting.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
Clearances must be dated within 90 days
Act 33 with renewal
Act 34 with renewal
Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran