State Of Tx Job Openings – Development Instructor

Website State Of Texas

Job Description:

The Training Specialist I ensures employees are effectively trained in the core and specialty competencies required for their position. This includes all aspects of instructing and facilitating employees at all levels of the organization in New Employee Orientation, specialized or targeted training, local training, retraining, and employee development.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts self in a professional manner by following agency policies and procedures in all communication with coworkers, individuals, and the general public to assure quality of services provided.
  • Documents class attendance and participation as outlined in the departmental policy using rosters, class assessments, and performance checklists. Ensures all required documentation meets performance criteria and is accurate. Ensures records are ready for routine monitoring by the CTD Director and by outside parties during external reviews and that they meet performance indicators.
  • Conducts post-orientation (on-the-job) training assessments once new employees have been trained in the residential setting, when needed, and completes required documentation.
  • Demonstrates an awareness of safety and infection control practices to ensure safe work experiences. Maintains department equipment per guidelines so that equipment remains clean and in good repair. Reports any problems with equipment in a timely manner.
  • Conducts needs assessments and program assessments to determine training sufficiency and areas for improvement.
  • Attends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift, and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Conducts facility and agency core and specialty competency-based training including orientation, refresher, and local training requirements using approved training curriculum and procedures, audiovisual equipment, and practice models as appropriate in order to train skills and develop employees. Evaluates employee competencies and skills as outlined in policy and/or course requirements.

Job Requirements:

  • Skill and ability to provide effective and interesting instruction to large groups and in one to one situations.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Ability to support approximately 55 pounds in order to properly train how to properly and safely lift a person.
  • Ability to assist in evaluating, developing, and revising training programs.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written) with people with diverse backgrounds at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to teach and demonstrate skills related to assigned courses such as CPR, Ukeru, Safe Use of Restraints (SUR), and lifting.
  • Ability to work both within a team environment and independently.
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment and serve as a model for others in demonstrating the mission and values of HHSC.
  • Ability to use Windows based programs such as Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to operate basic office equipment and audio/visual equipment.
  • Knowledge, or ability to gain knowledge, of how to work with persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Knowledge of training procedures/techniques and adult education principles and ability to apply these in curricula and learning objective development.

Job Details:

Company: State Of Texas

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Corpus Christi, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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