The Preceptor Project leader is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of a CNA preceptor program; upholding the philosophy, vision and core values of the organization and ensures the Christian Mission of LSS is realized so that “Older Adults Live Life to the Fullest”.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Research best practices, review and evaluate available preceptor programs.
Design a structured process to effectively onboard and train newly hired CNAs.
Develop onboarding tools such as training checklists and schedule templates.
Collaborate with clinical leaders to develop selection criteria for preceptors, and lead selection process.
Develop training program to build preceptors’ skills in the areas of teaching, organization and communication.
Partner with community clinical leadership to implement preceptor program and evaluate effectiveness.
Provide ongoing coaching and feedback to preceptors.
Evaluate the success of the preceptor program through identified metrics and feedback.
Develop a sustainability plan to ensure the ongoing success of the program.
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
Lutheran Senior Services (LSS) requires drivers of licensed company vehicles and those using their own vehicles for business purposes have the appropriate driver’s license, insurance coverage, and meet the auto liability carrier’s driver’s criteria.
Physical Activities and Demands:
The physical requirements and working conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties and responsibilities.
May require long hours of standing and presenting to groups. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings, nights, and weekends. Some travel will be required to communities located in metro St. Louis area, mid-Missouri, and mid-Illinois regions. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to push/pull 45 lbs.
A well-lighted and ventilated working area that has its own temperature control system (air conditioning and heat). Is subject to emotionally upset residents, or family members. Is willing to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary. Is subject to exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including exposure to the AIDS and Hepatitis B virus within guidelines of standard precautions. Appropriate ergonomic and personal safety equipment is provided as needed.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and standards. Certain job functions described herein may be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws and standards.
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Work Shift:Day Shift (United States of America)