The Part Time Medication Administration Instructor will primarily support the Medication Administration Train-the-Trainer Face to Face classes. This position is part of the Healthcare Training Program at Temple University Harrisburg.
Under general supervision, this instructor will teach two to five classes per month and will serve as a back-up trainer to one other program trainer. Overall training needs are disclosed well in advance of the training dates. The team manager, in cooperation with the trainers, finalizes the training schedule. This position requires flexibility as training dates and locations across the state vary from month to month. This instructor must be available for overnight travel around Pennsylvania including travel to locations that may not be accessible by public transportation. This trainer will initially incur travel expenses (meals, tolls, parking and lodging) which are reimbursable by Temple University funds according to per diem rates.
This instructor may also be asked to participate in TUH-based meetings, contribute to training and instruction materials development, or assist with technical assistance questions from administrator or trainer candidates filtered through the TUH Medication Administration course Helpdesk.
This instructor may be called upon to provide training or support for additional courses such as the 100 Hour Personal Care Home Administrator course and be asked to perform other duties as assigned. The total hours per month may range from 10-60 hours per month.
The incumbent must have the ability to travel statewide, sometimes with overnight stays. Will learn to instruct the Medication Administration Face to Face course with fidelity. Works closely with the training team to ensure consistency. Communicates and coordinates with internal or external team members regarding the training schedule, materials and curriculum. Communicates with colleagues regarding program-specific knowledge. Serves as subject matter expert. Reviews and make recommendations to department leaders regarding operational procedures to ensure efficient course management. Assists with documentation as needed regarding training participants. Contributes to the development and implementation of processes and standards, including recommendations for improvements. Performs other related duties as assigned.