Staff Development Coordinator
Golden Living Centers - Worcester, MA
Job Posting Title: Staff Development Coordinator

Location: Worcester, MA

Physical Address: 383 Mill Street

Business Unit: Golden Living Centers

Job Description:
Plans, revises, coordinates, implements, and evaluates general orientation, nursing skills training, in-service education for nursing associates which leads to improved recruitment retention of facility staff and overall reduced turnover.

Discipline - Select All That Apply: General Management, Nurse Management, General Nursing, Professional Other, Registered Nurse, Training & Development

Minimum Qualifications:
Licensed RN in good standing and currently licensed by the State in which employed
Minimum one (1) year full-time experience as a licensed nurse providing direct resident care in a long term healthcare
Minimum one (1) year experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in the field of nursing. May substitute two (2) years full time experience as a licensed nurse, at least one year of which must be in the provision of direct resident care in a nursing facility and within six (6) months of employment. If substituting nursing experience, employee must obtain a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education in nursing courses in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in nursing, or as established by specific state requirements and prior to teaching a certification program
Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance

Preferred Qualifications:
Basic computer knowledge and ability with an aptitude to learn company software.
Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient and company proprietary information.
Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with patients, families, and other employees at all levels.

Essential Job Functions:
Work cooperatively with leadership in planning programs to meet training needs and regulatory requirements. Maintain written documentation of attendance at in-services. Evaluate in-service training to develop programs that maintain and enhance nursing associates clinical skills
Participates in nursing associates hiring process to include responsibilities for recruitment, interviewing, and selection of these positions in collaboration with the appropriate Charge Nurse and Director of Nursing
Ensures the validity of all nursing associate licenses through state board of nursing during pre hire and as needed. Ensures the validity of certificates and their good standing for all CNAs hired. Contacts all state nurse aide registries in which associate has worked
Maintains files of lesson plans for all programs taught to facility associates and ensures training records are retained per company retention policies. Communicates availability of learning opportunities whether on-site and online
Coordinates general orientation for all new associates beginning the first day of employment; updates general orientation as necessary, utilizing corporate orientation guidelines
Ensures mentor (Preceptor) program is in place for continued orientation for all nursing associates
Ensures completion of Orientation Skills Return Demonstration Checklist on all new nursing associates, validating that new associates are competent to perform all resident care tasks they will be assigned prior to providing direct resident care. Provides skill training to any nursing associates that are deficient in any skill area on Orientation Skills Checklist, before allowing the nursing associate to perform the task with a resident
Implements education for new Clinical Services initiatives from Clinical Services
Notify nursing associates regarding any updates or new requirements as needed from: NACS (Nurse Assistant Certification Section) or the State Board of Nursing for licensed associates
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Licensure Required: Upon Start Date

Employment Status: Full - Time

Closing Statement:
Delivering the best possible care for our patients means building the best team. That's why we're committed to helping talented professionals like you achieve your professional goals on every level with:
Management and clinical career ladders
Ongoing education through Golden University
Paid CEU and certification support
Leadership training opportunities
Company-paid training and certification
Mentoring programs and more We are always seeking skilled professionals who are ready to take pride in their work and grow their expertise. We'll reward your dedication with a comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical insurance, retirement savings plans, paid time off and more. Join us and contribute your energy, experience and knowledge to redefining the future of care. Apply today! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to , age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran status. Drug-Free Workplace. Keywords: Director of Clinical education, DCE, DSD, Director of Staff Development, clinical education, rn, registered nurse, nurse, nursing, LTC Nurse, Medical, Medical Care, Geriatric, Geriatric Care, Skilled Nursing, Long Term Care, LTC, Skilled Nursing Facility, SNF, Clinical Services, professional services, health services health care, health, care, nurse training, nurse education, Staff Development Coordinator

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