NA Nurse Instructor

Various Shifts
Union Position
Avamere at Medford - Waterford/Three Fountains
835 Crater Lake Ave


Now Hiring!
Full-time Nursing Assistant Instructor, RN: Avamere at Three Fountains
Various Shifts

Please apply online at https://careers-avamere.icims.com
Avamere at Three Fountains
835 Crater Lake Avenue
Medford, Oregon 97504


The primary purpose of this position is to teach the Nursing Assistant Class  for the Avamere Health Services Skilled Nursing Facilities. The Nursing Assistant Instructor is responsible for screening, interviewing and placement of students in each class. The Nursing Assistant is responsible for teaching the class and clinical and guiding the student through to placement of exam. The Nurse Instructor will be responsible for coordinating with the facility and recruitment department the hiring of each Licensed Nursing Assistant from the class. 


  • Accountable for the classroom, laboratory and clinical practicum.
  • Is onsite and available during 100% of the clinical teaching time.
  • Is onsite and available at least 100% of the classroom and laboratory time.
  • Delivers course work using contemporary teaching strategies and practices
  • Accurately records students’ daily attendance
  • Follows and enforces Student Guidelines
  • Participates in the planning and evaluation of each segment of the curriculum.
  • Maintains classroom in good physical order, helps to manage program supplies and keep equipment in good repair
  • Enters classroom at designated time with all necessary materials. Begins and ends class at scheduled times and follows scheduled student break times
  • May delegate classroom, laboratory and or clinical teaching responsibilities to a Delegated Instructor if directed to do so by the Vice President of Clinical Services.
  • NA Nurse Instructor will need to be licensed Registered Nurse within the State of Oregon
  • Must complete a training course on adult instruction or have demonstrated that he or she has one year experience teaching adults.
    Acceptable experience does not include in-service education or patient teaching.
  • Two or more years of experience as a Registered Nurse and teaching experience or educational preparation for teaching adults. 
  • Must have sufficient ability to move around the building and classroom to satisfy student needs and/or facilitate student participation
  • Must have sufficient visual and auditory ability to operate computer equipment, use telephone, read materials, use white board and use classroom equipment
  • Ability to communicate effectively in classroom and individual settings
  • Knowledge of materials (subjects) that will be taught to students and ability to use and communicate the curriculum
  • Ability to adapt quickly in fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to use current technology to maintain student records, e.g., Microsoft Office
  • Ability to achieve or maintain credential and/or licensure within expected time frames
  • Demonstrates professionalism in manner, dress and conduct as a representative of Avamere Health Services, LLC
  • Ability to remain objective and treat all students equally
  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality


Facility Information

Avamere at Medford is a 117 bed skilled nursing and rehab facility providing short-term therapeutic rehabilitation, transitional and hospice care, as well as, long-term care. Unique to Avamere at Medford is a fitness center with a swimming pool and gym, a Massage Therapist and in addition, outdoor patios and a wide variety of activities available for patients functioning at different cognitive levels.  Join our team as we are currently seeking top notch talent! 


The Avamere Family of Companies takes a holistic approach to post-acute care. We have designed a service that combines all of healthcare companies and healthcare professionals tied by the common goal of providing seamless care and support for all of our patients.


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