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Director of Staff Development

Company: Confidential
Location: El Cajon
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

*Director of Staff Development*
*Job Description:*
The primary purpose of your job is to plan, organize, develop, and direct all in-service educational programs throughout the facility in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, and as many be directed by the administrator, to assure that the highest degree of quality resident care can be maintained at all times.
*Duties & Responsibilities:*
* Plan, develop, evaluate, and coordinate educational and on-the-job training programs.
* Incorporate commercially produced instruction material and training aids into existing in-service programs as deemed necessary.
* Provide leadership in formulating the goals and objectives of the in-service educational programs of this facility.
* Develop, evaluate and control the quality of in-service educational programs in accordance with established policies and procedures.
* Secure, develop and maintain records, reports, instructional manuals, reference materials, etc., pertinent to in-service educational programs.
* Perform administrative requirements such as completing necessary forms, reports, class attendance and subject records, etc.
* Make written and oral reports/recommendations to the administrator concerning in-service training programs.
* Assume the authority, responsibility and accountability of directing the in-service educational programs.
* Work with the facility's consultants as necessary and implement recommended changes as required.
* Assist department directors in obtaining and scheduling of speakers to present in-service training programs.
* Ensure that in-service training classrooms or areas are properly prepared before training classes begin.
* Delegate authority, responsibility, and accountability to other personnel.
* Assist in standardizing the methods in which work will be accomplished.
* Assist the Quality Assessment and Assurance Coordinator in developing and implementing a quality assurance program for in-service training.
* Develop, direct and schedule refresher training, as necessary, for assigned staff and licensed professional personnel.
* Remain current on new developments by attending professional institutions, reading professional journals and attending professional seminars.
* Attend and participate in your professional associations activities and programs, etc., to assure that you keep abreast of current regulations and guidelines, as well as professional standards, and make recommendations on changes in policies and procedures to the administrator.
* Develop and participate in the planning, conducting, and scheduling of orientation programs that orient newly hired personnel to their position, the facility's policies and procedures, resident rights and responsibilities, etc.
* Assist licensed nursing personnel (i.e., RNs, LVNs and CNAs) in obtaining in-service training to keep their license current in accordance with state law. Provide in-service training as necessary/required.
* Ensure that all personnel attend and participate in annual OSHA an CDC in-service training programs for hazard communication, TB management, and bloodborne pathogens standard.
* Assist in the development of the in-service training budget.
* Ensure that copies of lesson plans, instructor's qualifications, etc., are filed in accordance with the facility's policies and procedures.
* Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university.
* Most possess a DSD Certification.
* Minimum of 1 year experience as DSD in SNF/Long-Term setting is preferred.
* Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Nurse in the state.
* Must posses the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
* Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
* Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously wit other personnel.
* Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing training practices.
* Must possess the ability to plan and develop new programs.
* Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents and staff.
* Must be able to relate information concerning a resident's condition.
* Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace
*Avocado Post Acute* is a post-acute rehab center committed to providing a higher level of nursing care by personalizing our services to our patients' needs. Avocado Post Acute is proud to be a 5-Star CRM facility that offers a fun, exciting program including outings, high-tech gaming, and various events and classes to cater to our residents' psychosocial needs.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $99,840.00 - $104,000.00 per year
* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Disability insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
* Dialysis
* Wound Care
Physical setting:
* Acute care
* Long term care
* Outpatient
* Day shift
* Evening shift
* Monday to Friday
* Night shift
* Weekends as needed
Work Location: In person

Keywords: Confidential, El Cajon , Director of Staff Development, Executive , El Cajon, California

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