RN Staff Development/Education Coordinator

Job Description

 

 As the Staff Development Coordinator you will be  responsible for assessing nursing staff educational needs and planning
and implementing instructional programs to meet those needs as well as State and
Federal staff training requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The ability to determine staff learning needs.
  • Provides leadership in formulating facility-wide training and education goals and objectives.
  • Develops and presents interactive staff training programs on centralized or decentralized basis as needed.
  • Provides one-on-one remedial training to address inadequate individual job skills/ knowledge
  • Uses various training techniques to optimize staff learning; included may be lecture format, printed materials, hands-on demonstrations, role-playing, group sessions, one-on-one training, unit-based instruction, etc.
  • Makes provisions for staff training and education on all 3 shifts and weekends as necessary.
  • Develops and publishes monthly training program calendar / schedule.
  • Maintains records regarding staff attendance at in-service training sessions
  • Participates in general orientation program for new employees providing specialized training in infection control / bloodborne pathogens, Hepatitis B vaccinations and other required clinical information.
  • Provides direct supervision to departmental personnel offering training, guidance, coaching and counseling as needed to correct and improve performance and holding them accountable for care-giving practices, record-keeping, dress code standards, attendance, policy compliance, etc.
  • Maintains current clinical knowledge and knowledge of nursing home licensure requirements in order to ensure that educational information provided to staff is current.
  • Serves as back-up interviewer for nursing department applicants when Assistant Administrator / Nursing, DON, Assistant DON or DONC is not available.
  • The SDC is part of the call rotation along with other Nurse Leaders in the facility

 

 

Requirements

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing in preparation for Registered Nurse license.
  • CPR Instructor Certification.
  • CNA Certification Training course Instructor preferred.
  • Must be an RN licensed by the Virginia Board of Nursing


Experience:

  • 1-3 years long-term care clinical experience highly desired.
  • 1 year health care training experience preferred.

 

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