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Nursing Assistant (NA) Instructor (RN Registered Nurse or LVN Licensed Vocational Nurse) - Windsor Chico Creek Care at Windsor Chico Creek Care and Rehabilitation Center

Nursing Assistant (NA) Instructor (RN Registered Nurse or LVN Licensed Vocational Nurse) - Windsor Chico Creek Care

Windsor Chico Creek Care and Rehabilitation Center Chico, CA Full Time

General Purpose:

NA Instructors serve as the primary instructors for nurse assistant training programs for both theory and clinical training. They operate under the supervision of the RN Program Director.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Present lectures and conduct discussions to increase students' knowledge and competence, using visual aids such as graphs, charts, videotapes and slides.
  • During clinical instruction, demonstrate skills in the clinical setting and have students perform a return demonstration of all skills noted on CDPH 276A (Clinical Skills Checklist) in the clinical setting. All skills will be evaluated and documented on the date that the skill was performed.
  • Understand the training curriculum, plan course content and methods of instruction.
  • Ensure that the daily attendance is completed in both theory and clinical training.
  • Maintain ongoing dialog with students to ensure that they are aware of Theory or Clinical hours that they are required to make up.
  • Inform the RN Program Director whenever students miss required Theory or Clinical hours.
  • Inform students of their options for making up missed Theory or Clinical hours.
  • Integrate academic and vocational curricula so that students can obtain variety of skills.
  • Observe and evaluate students' work to determine progress, provide feedback, and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Ensure that all student records are completed fully and accurately, and that student records are secured in a locked cabinet when they are not actively being used by the NA Instructor.
  • Review student records to ensure that Health Exam and Screening documentation is received and properly filed in student training records.
  • Participate in conferences, seminars, and training sessions to keep abreast of developments in the field' and integrate relevant information into training programs.
  • Confirm that Live Scan clearance has been submitted for students before allowing them to interact with SNF residents.
  • Report deviations from the schedule/curricula to the RN Program Director.
  • Ensure that Student Training Record files are kept secure when class is not in session.
  • Complete Student Training Record files completely and correctly, in accordance with NATP, CDPH policies, and ETP guidelines, where applicable.
  • Identify and counsel students who have not successfully completed the NATP in time for the Graduation Ceremony.
  • Counsel students who have not successfully completed the NATP in writing and explain their option to participate in the Graduation Ceremony.
  • Make arrangements with students who have not successfully completed the NATP to allow them to participate in the Graduation Ceremony.
  • Comply with the provisions of the NATP Policies & Procedures Manual.
  • Prepare students to pass the CNA certification examination.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must hold a California RN or LVN License that is active, current and in good standing.
  • Must have a minimum 2 years of nursing experience, one (1) year in a long term/skilled nursing facility providing direct patient in addition to one (1) year experience planning, implementing and evaluating educational programs in nursing
  • Must have valid California Director of Staff Development certification.
  • Must meet the requirements of CCR Title 22, 71829.
  • Must have a valid California Driver’s License, access to a reliable vehicle and current automobile insurance.

Required Knowledge/Skills:

  • Education and Training - Knowledge of the principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar.


  • Speaking - talking to others to convey information effectively Instructing teaching others how to do something
  • Active Listening - giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate time
  • Learning Strategies - selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning/teaching new things.
  • Reading Comprehension - understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Physical Demands

  • Occasional bending, squatting, reaching and lifting.
  • Fine manipulation of repetitive grasping, pushing and pulling.
  • Specific vision abilities required by job include distance and peripheral vision.


Recommended Skills

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  • Paragraphs
  • Instructions
  • Teaching
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