Registered Nurse Aide Instructor

Nurse Aide Instructor/Program Director


10 week assignment initially with the possibility of up to one year

Salary Range

Contract billable rate of $80.00/hour

Posting Expiration Date

Open until filled

Are you passionate about inspiring the next generation of healthcare professionals? Do you want to advance the careers of others through teaching? Long-Term CareWorks at RISE Partnership is looking for Registered Nurses who want to transform Oregon’s CNA workforce.

Application Requirements

Ready to join us? A resume, cover letter and references are required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for RISE Partnership and provide an example of your demonstrated success in a similar position. To apply, submit your cover letter and resume via this job posting at

Position Summary

Reporting to the Long-Term CareWorks Director, the Nurse Aide Instructor will be part of a team of professionals who help deliver the benefits of Labor-Management Trusts. We are seeking nurses with long-term care and teaching/supervisory experience to lead quality Nurse Aide certification programs. A passion to see others succeed is essential. Flexibility will be key for this role as it relates to scheduling classes/lab hours. This individual must be a certified RN in the state of Oregon with at least two years of nursing experience. Experience as an instructor is preferred.

Essential Functions

  • Work under the direction of the Long-Term CareWorks Director to ensure program outcomes are reached
  • Design, develop, and deliver online courses, instructor-led courses, facilitator manuals, participant guides, and training aids for both modular asynchronous and synchronous training
  • Utilize adult learning principles and best practices to best fit the needs of learners
  • Utilize resourcefulness and curiosity to come up with creative solutions to deliver trainings
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of new learning models and content design templates
  • Organize and prioritize work project plans and provide regular status updates to Long-Term CareWorks Director and other designated stakeholders
  • Stay up to date with adult learning trends
  • Provide recommendations for changes to curriculum and/or facilitation technique
  • Manage the virtual and in-person class to provide an exceptional and equitable learning experience
  • Facilitate online learning via learning management system
  • Continuously improve facilitation skills based on taking part in professional development opportunities, and feedback from director supervisor and training team members 
  • Support apprentices in their career advancement
  • Perform work with patients and students in a clinical setting
  • Prepare apprentices for state exam
  • Adhere to federal and state guidelines for program
  • Attend training provided by OSBN
  • Ensure system updates are done in a timely manner
  • Develop core competencies in all aspects of the Trusts, to include, but not limited to Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, Medicare
  • Work with and protect sensitive and confidential information using appropriate administrative, technical, and physical safeguards in compliance with HIPAA and HITECH
  • Ability to work with diverse communities, including members from different socio-economic, race, religion, and language backgrounds including members who identify as LGBTQQI

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • A demonstrated commitment to health care and empowering workers
  • Self-motivated with ability to think on your feet
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Excellent communications skills 
  • Ability to work with a team
  • Ability to pass a background check and federal authorization process to work with information that enrolls people in the Affordable Care Act
  • Must be able to use the software and hardware to track conversations and issues
  • A commitment to advancing the voice and conditions of Oregon’s long-term care workers
  • Ability to support RISE’s organizational values of Respect, Integrity, Service, and Equity in the development and delivery of your work including demonstrated positive interactions with staff, vendors, the consumers we support, and other organizational stakeholders


  • At least two years of nursing experience required
  • Teaching experience required
  • Experience working in a long-term care facility preferred

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position is not responsible for supervising other staff members.

Working Conditions

  • Check the appropriate health classification group for this position:

□ Group 1 – Requires physical abilities to perform instant or sustained arduous physical activity
✓ Group 2 – Requires occasional lifting and exertion for short periods
□ Group 3 – Requires very limited physical exertion

  • Readiness to work occasional long hours, weekends
  • Able to travel between worksites and/or meeting locations within the state


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Application Requirements

Ready to join us? A resume, cover letter and references are required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for RISE Partnership and provide an example of your demonstrated success in a similar position. 

Pay and Benefits

We offer competitive wages and top-notch benefits, including major medical, dental, vision, employee assistance program benefits for ourselves and if applicable our dependents, as well as retirement and leave benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our team members are also responsible for conduct consistent with our EEO standards and are expected to demonstrate respect for all coworkers and participants. We also recognize the desirability of increasing employment opportunities for people of color, women, LGBTQQI, people that are bilingual or multilingual, and people with disabilities.

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