• Education & Training Specialist

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    PHS Management LLC
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Presbyterian Homes & Services is seeking an Education & Training Specialist to join our team.  This position works in a collaborative manner with Presbyterian Homes & Services Management and Services Clinical and Employee Experience team in the development and facilitation of education curriculum, standard on-boarding/orientation facilitation, competency development and monitoring and continued education activities of PHS employees. 


    REPORTING STRUCTURE:  The Education & Training Specialist reports to the Education Manager or Education & Training Supervisor and works collaboratively with the Clinical and Site Leaders and Functional leaders.




    The Education & Training Specialist is responsible for training, education and in-service programming that will engage employees to meet PHS and personal goals.  This particular opening will provide education & training for clinical & hospitality pathways for use primarily in transitional care (TCU) settings across multiple PHS locations.


    Some of responsibilities of this position are:


    • Collaborate with other members of the clinical, operations, and other functional leaders to identify, meet and support learning and development needs of PHS employees during both onboarding/orientation and ongoing.
    • Partner with the Employee Experience Team and other clinical leaders in the development of curriculum and effective delivery systems to meet these needs.  Assure availability of programs necessary to meet Federal and State regulations; understand and ensure quality principles are integrated into educational offerings, including elements of the care and hospitality model.
    • Creatively manage continuous improvement of clinical curriculum content and delivery systems that promotes practical application in the business including recording, scheduling, and communication of learning opportunities 
    • Utilize computer-based learning system in managing and recording training occurrences and related initiatives.
    • Continued development, implementation and monitoring of education activities as new or revised skills level/programs and educations standard needs are identified.
    • Develop and maintain current knowledge of federal and state standards and regulations which govern the operation of PHS facilities and the implications of health care, governmental, and legal factors in the provision of post acute care as well as of clinical information systems/software processes, care planning processes, regulatory standards and resident assessment. These include but are not limited to: OBRA/state regulations; OSHA; joint commission; nursing boards/nursing practice; restorative nursing; state reimbursement processes; assisted living/senior housing; and the use of quality indicators.
    • Utilize knowledge of nursing processes/procedures, knowledge of costs associated with different levels of patient care, and knowledge in reimbursement issues related to post acute care in the development and delivery of training





    1. Experience in Adult Education, Health Care Administration, Business Administration, HR, or relevant field.  
    2. Experience in TCU/Long Term Care setting preferred
    3. Clinical Educators require current licensure as a Registered Nurse and minimum 2 years nursing experience.
    4. Experience working in collaborative relationships.
    5. Experience with technology-based instruction.
    6. Demonstrated competency in teaching and applying principles of adult learning.
    7. Flexibility to work and travel to more than one location and work on weekends and after business hours.
    8. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
    9. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and other common computer programs.
    10. Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.
    11. Demonstrated compatibility with PHS’ mission and operating philosophies.


    About PHS

    Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing a broad array of high quality housing choices, care and service options for older adults. 6,400 employees serve 25,000 older adults through 45 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, and through Optage® home and community services. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an innovative leader concerned with promoting independence, vitality and well-being for those they serve.

    We believe employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. With a strong commitment to grow our employees from within, the development opportunities with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities for advancement, ongoing training, and incredible benefits like education assistance and nursing loan forgiveness.

    If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our team.




    PHS is an EEO/AA employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.


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