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Instructor - Home Care Attendant Training

The Training and Education Fund Philadelphia, PA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $30 to $35 Hourly
  • Part-Time

Join this exciting opportunity to participate in a national pilot to understand how advanced training for Direct Care Workers can increase the quality of care for consumers while decreasing consumer emergency room visits and hospitalizations.

We are looking for instructors in the Philadelphia area to provide, in cohorts, advance skills training to Direct Care Workers who work with consumers in their homes. Each cohort will include approximately 20 students who attend 1 day per week for 8 weeks. Classes are conducted from 9 am to 5 pm. There will be 4 cohorts in operation at one time and will meet Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays on 3 different schedules throughout 2020.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Teach the advanced skills portion of the training, based on a curriculum established by The Training & Education Fund (“Fund”), for Direct Care Workers. Including:
    • Cultural Competency
    • Communication and Teamwork
    • Home and Health Safety
    • Body Mechanics
    • Care Team Integration
    • Nutrition, Diet and Physical Activity
    • Intro to Vitals (Non nursing)
    • Preventative Care
    • Coaching Conversations and Consumer Control
    • Medication Adherence
    • Recognizing Change in Condition
    • Conversations about end of life
    • CPR (Delivered separately by a certified American Red Cross Instructor)
    • Mental Health First Aide (Delivered separately by a certified MHFA Instructor)
  • Provide all necessary data as specified including: attendance, evaluations, etc.

Qualifications:

  • RN or LPN
  • Two or more years’ experience in working with people with various disabilities
  • Prior adult teaching experience
  • Interpersonal, communications, leadership and teamwork skills
  • Knowledge of adult education principles and best practices
  • Demonstrated accomplishment and experience in working with a team
  • Competency using a laptop computer, Microsoft PowerPoint and AV equipment
  • Ability to travel to training locations

Highly Desired

  • Certified American Red Cross CPR instructor
  • Certified Mental Health First Aide instructor
  • Bilingual Spanish speakers

Preferred

  • Knowledge of home care services
  • Prior union experience

Reports to: Director of Innovation and Growth

Employment Status: Part time temporary. Expected hours per week 9 minimum – 27 maximum (Includes teaching and prep time). One class would require 9 hours commitment. The position is intermittent, as needed for classes that repeat throughout 2020 and possibly into 2021.

Travel: Required locally within the City of Philadelphia to class location

The Training and Education Fund

Why Work Here?

Rewarding work, flexible hours, supportive co-workers!

The Training and Education Fund is a tax exempt 501C3 organization whose mission is to provide engaging, high quality training and education that empowers individuals to be the best at what they do and reach their goals. Our mission is to develop and deliver training and education programs that lead to: * Quality employment opportunities for direct care workers; * Workforce stability, high quality, and greater efficiency in the health care industry; * Stronger communities across Pennsylvania. The Training and Education Fund is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.

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