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Staff Development Coordinator LPN/RN

companyAvalon Healthcare
locationCorvallis, OR, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/27/2023
Full Time

Overview

Corvallis Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is now hiring a Staff Development Coordinator to join our outstanding team!

The Staff Development Coordinator will plan and implement facility orientation, job skills training, in-service education and a Certification Training Program (if applicable) for the nursing assistants as required by regulations.

Responsibilities

  • Work cooperatively with the Administrator, Director of Nursing Services, and facility staff in assessing training needs and plan programs to meet these needs and regulatory requirements.
  • Write/update staff development policies, including student absenteeism, completion and pass/fail requirements, history and physical and screening for criminal history.
  • Ensure all nursing assistants hired by the facility complete a certification program.
  • Prepare applications for staff development, orientation, in-service, Continuing Education and CNA Certification Training to appropriate agency as required and prepare renewal applications when applicable to appropriate agency.
  • Provide program change information to appropriate agency within time requirements.
  • Prepare/obtain and file lesson plans for all programs taught to facility employees.
  • Maintain a current schedule of all students and outside instructors who may be in the facility doing clinical training.
  • Review all students’ records for history and physical and criminal record screening.
  • Implement orientation program for all new employees beginning the first day of employment.
  • Confirm the validity of certificates and their good standing for all CNAs (“Care Specialists”) hired by contacting state nurse aide registries.
  • Ensure all nursing assistants complete hours of required training during the required time period.
  • Complete an Orientation Skills Return Demonstration checklist on all new NAs and Care Specialists which indicates they are competent to perform all resident care tasks they will be assigned after the first 8 hours of employment. Provide skill training to new staff in any deficient area noted above before allowing the nursing assistant to perform the task with a resident.
  • Implement and review the facility’s infection prevention program.
  • Collect and analyze data related to infections and antibiotic usage, monitoring for trends and increasing resistance.
  • Resource for facility staff regarding infection prevention issues, including the management of infectious residents and other infection prevention concerns.

Qualifications

  • Two years of 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, and prior to teaching a certification program, the Director of Staff Development must obtain a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education in nursing courses in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in nursing.
  • Completion of post-secondary education or otherwise able to read, write and follow oral and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job.
  • Basic computer knowledge and ability with an aptitude to learn company software.
  • Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents and families and to work cooperatively with other employees.
  • Must pass drug screening, criminal background investigation, and reference inquiry.

Avalon Health Care Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer! 

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