Registered Nurse

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Columbus-OH
Registered nurse instructor requirements
  •  A registered nurse certified by the department can plan, develop, coordinate, and deliver the registered nurse train–the-trainer program to train employees to:
    •  Perform health related activities
    • Administer prescribed oral, topical prescribed medication
    •  Administer topical over-the counter musculoskeletal medication
    •  Administer oxygen and metered dose inhaled medication
    •  Administer prescribed medication through stable labeled gastrostomy and jejunotomy tubes
    •  Administer prescribed insulin through subcutaneous injection, inhalation, and insulin pump
    •  Administer prescribed mediation through the treatment of metabolic glycemic disorders through subcutaneous injection
Certification requirements for registered nurse instructors
  • Have a valid license with the Ohio board of nursing
  • Have a minimum of sixty months of fulltime /part time equivalent practicing as a registered nurse with at least 24 months being the field of developmental disabilities
  • Have a knowledge of laws and rules that regulate the practice of nursing experience with the principles of adult education
  • Have a certification as a registered nurse trainer and complete the department provided registered nurse instructor orientation
Registered nurse trainer requirements
  • Have a valid license with the Ohio board of nursing
  • Have a minimum of eighteen months of fulltime /part time equivalent practicing as a registered nurse
  • Have previous experience caring for an individual with developmental disabilities
  • Have internet access and computer literacy for entering data in the medication administration information system database, receiving and sending electronic mail
  • Successfully complete a registered nurse train-the-trainer program authorized by the Ohio board of nursing which requires the registered nurse to:
    •  Submit a completed application to the registered nurse instructor
    •  Attend the entire registered nurse train the trainer program
    •  Participate in registered nurse train the trainer program class discussions and activities
    •  Complete the post program requirements to demonstrate core knowledge and preparedness for teaching
    •  Submit a completed evaluation
  • A registered nurse may be a registered nurse instructor for a period of two years
  •  Registered nurse instructors make entries in the medication Administration information database
  •  To maintain certification the registered nurse shall compete a minimum of four contact hours of continuing education related to the role of the registered nurse trainer. CPR, FA and universal precautions shall not count in those four hours
Minimum Curriculum for the registered nurse train-the-trainer program
  • Be a minimum eight hours; one hour equals sixty minutes of classroom instruction
  • Review of section 4723.071 and 5123.41 to 5123.47 of the Revised Code
  • Quality measures and quality assessment requirements
  • Documentation requirements for licensed nurses and developmental disabilities personnel
  • Principles of developmental disabilities (DD) personnel certification and nursing delegation

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