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RiseBoro Homecare Inc. In-service Instructor in BROOKLYN, New York

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Registered Nurse will conduct in-service classes for Home Health Aides (HHAs), following DOH & OMIG guidelines for a Licensed Home Care Service Agency (LHCSA). Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assess HHAs in the classroom at the start of the class making sure they are in uniform, in proper shoes, have nails of proper length, and wearing masks

  • Initiate a good environment to promote teaching, taking time to explain topics

  • Supervise HHAs use of Durable Medical Equipment while demonstrating proper body mechanics

  • Able to review the material and present it in a knowledgeable, concise manner

  • Able to grade all exams, and give tutorials to students that are having difficulty grasping the topics

  • Educate HHAs about standard precautions, OSHA, health maintenance, and disease prevention.

  • Other related duties as assigned

    COMPETENCIES

  • Demonstrated experience working in home health care preferred

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish required

  • Excellent assessment skill

  • Excellent organizational & time-management skills

  • Basic computer skills; knowledge of database entry and email i.e. Outlook

  • Skilled in interpersonal relationships

  • Excellent documentation skills, ability to meet deadlines

  • Ability to carry out instructions and teach home health aides

  • Ability to teach various topics and produce lesson plans

  • Ability to function independently with minimal supervision

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support certified

  • Commitment to RiseBoro‚Äôs mission, vision, and values

  • Ability to understand the concepts of institutional and structural racism and bias and their impact on underserved and underrepresented communities

  • Demonstrated commitment/passion for serving the elderly and/or supporting communities who have experienced systemic oppression and/or bias (i.e., people of color, LGBTQ+ people, immigrants, justice-involved persons, etc.)

    EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

  • NYS licensed and currently registered as a Registered Professional Nurse required

  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience in home health care preferred

EEO/Affirmative Action Policy Statement

It is the policy of RiseBoro to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment. No individual will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, age, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, political or union affiliation, marital or partnership status, sex, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity, familial status, genetic information or predisposition or characteristic, disability, status as a victim of domestic violence, status as a veteran or member of the U.S. military and related obligations, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, job placement, compensation, benefits, training and apprenticeship, employee development, promotion, demotion, discipline, transfer, lay-off and recall, and termination. RiseBoro makes reasonable accommodations based on religion and/or disability as required by law, and requests for accommodation are to be directed to the Human Resources Department.

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