Our rapidly scaling healthcare education technology company is seeking a Program Director to lead our CNA program in the State of Oregon. In this role, you will be working with the Content Team to develop and maintain an approved Nursing Assistant Program. This program will offer a pathway to meaningful employment opportunities and help to relieve staffing shortages in the healthcare industry.
This is a hands-on position in a unique (mostly) distributed, start-up environment, so we are looking for a candidate who is not afraid to roll up their sleeves and to work with team members across the organization.
Our mission is to “Empower the world’s clinicians & caregivers with the best learning experience possible.” To this end, we have an audience of millions of current & future clinicians as well as patients and family members. Members of the Osmosis learning platform and video library use the product to learn efficiently & excel in classes, board exams, and in clinical settings.
We are a distributed team of creative, approachable, and motivated entrepreneurs, researchers, and clinicians who are passionate about improving healthcare and education. At Osmosis, we value highly-motivated problem solvers who manage their time efficiently, communicate earnestly, work effectively, and prioritize life-work balance. We do everything we can to make sure our teammates are successful personally and professionally.
About the Role
As a Program Director, you will report to our Head of Content Operations and will work closely with our Chief Medical Officer, our CNA Program Lead, and oversee a local team of instructors to ensure that we develop and maintain a gold-standard Nursing Assistant Program in the State of Oregon. This position will be supported by the distributed Osmosis team which includes subject matter experts, curriculum designers, content creators, marketers, product developers, human resources and more.
The responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to:
- Helping to develop an approved Nursing Assistant Program in the State of Oregon. Including:
- Hiring, training, advising, and managing local staff including didactic and clinical instructors, clinical coordinators, and support staff.
- Aid in developing curriculum
- Developing and implementing strategies for admitting and retaining students, improving attendance, and supporting placement.
- Ensuring the consistent delivery of the Osmosis Nursing Assistant Program.
- Ensuring the Osmosis Nursing Assistant Program remains in compliance with the Oregon Board of Nursing regulations (including handling announced and unannounced on-site visits).
- Overseeing the facilities for the Osmosis Nursing Assistant Program to maintain an environment that is conducive to teaching and learning.
- Coordinating the program schedule to include online didactic components, lab skills, clinical sites, and placements.
- Reviewing and revising policies necessary for the delivery of a compliant and effective program.
- Reviewing and analyzing student feedback on the academic delivery method, instructional materials, learning activities, skills lab, clinicals and assessment tools to demonstrate student achievement in support of the Osmosis Nursing Assistant Program mission.
- Promoting a caring culture that sets Osmosis faculty, staff, and students apart.
- Collaborating with marketing, admissions, clinical practice site partners, human resources, and operations teams on program best practices, recruitment, retention, and results.
This position is full-time and will require the ability to work in Portland, Oregon-area facilities.
- Holds a current, unencumbered license to practice as an RN in the State of Oregon.
- Has earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited institution of higher education recognized by the United States Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
- Has at least three (3) years of RN experience, with at least one (1) year in direct patient care.
- Has a minimum of two (2) years of educational teaching and/or administrative leadership experience (e.g., curriculum development, varied instructional methodologies, counseling).
- Adaptable. You are flexible and versatile with projects, goals, and strategies. You move quickly with change and stay open-minded.
- Proactive. You seek out new ways to help and problem-solve with your team members. You don’t wait for someone else to pick up the slack.
- Entrepreneurial. You are a proven executor and work diligently to produce excellent results with limited time and resources.
- Lifelong learner. You consume content (podcasts, blogs, books, etc) that is relevant to your craft, our company, and our customers and you apply these learnings in your work to make sure you are as effective as possible.
- Mission and Value Aligned. You resonate with our organizational values.
- Adept at navigating technology (e.g., Slack, Learning Management Systems, GSuite) and minimal trouble-shooting of common technological issues.
- Proficient in oral and written communication.
- Works well with local and distributed teams.
- Possess effective time management skills, is task-oriented, student-focused and metrics-driven.
- Passion for healthcare education and support equitable access to academic opportunities.
- Experienced in teaching in the online setting.
Osmosis is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
Must be authorized to work in the US.