Nursing RN- Staff Development Coordinator - RN
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The primary responsibility of your job position is to plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall educational needs, manage and implement infection control, and ensure adequate and appropriate staffing of the facility nursing department to meet the needs of the residents based on budget, census, and as may be directed by the Administrator and/or the Medical Director facility administration current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities. You are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Update business office with current posting of all employees’ contact information.
Ensure all employees receive state and federally required in-service training, CNA certification training, compliance training and education necessary for their jobs by planning, organizing, scheduling, teaching and coordinating corporate directed training, seminars, conferences and other professional meetings.
Assist with recording keeping for facility in-service education, orientation, tardiness, absenteeism, and performance appraisals.
Ensure that documentation for all training is completed in accordance with state, federal and internal compliance requirements.
Administer Silverchair online learning system.
Coordinate new employee general orientation and job specific orientation for all employees.
Establish and maintain core competencies specific to the facility with an established annual calendar to ensure compliance.
Ensure TB test has been obtained for employees and contract workers; perform TB surveillance.
Demonstrate ability to maintain confidentiality.
Perform Infection Control Facility (ICF) surveillance.
Prepare Infection Control Report for Performance Improvement Committee (PIC) Meetings.
Manage and implements Infection Control Program through monthly surveillance.
Supervise outbreak management as needed including staff and resident in-services, liaison to Public Health Department and oversight of specimens and logs.
Serve on various committees such as PIC and Safety.
Attend regular leadership and staff meetings.
Coordinate random audits of safety and sanitation functions.
Incorporate culture change (i.e. person-directed/person-centered care) principles into all aspects of job.
In DON absence or emergency situation, completes pre-admission assessments and participate in decision making process regarding new admissions, as directed by the Administrator.
Will be involved with on-call practice as designated by community supervisor.
In emergency situations, functions as a charge or treatment nurse as required, with or without notice.
Work with Director of Nursing when scheduling modified work duty employees in accordance with work restrictions and facility policy.
Conduct new employee orientation.
Attend regular leadership and staff meetings.
Ensure that work/assignment area is clean, equipment needs are met, and supplies are properly stored.
Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.
Assists in preparation of departmental budget.
Maintain and supports a culture of compliance, ethics and integrity.
Maintain confidentiality and rights of resident, family, employee, and facility information in compliance with PHI HIPAA policies and applicable regulations.
Maintain safe work environment and exhibits safe work practices.
Complete special projects as assigned.
Perform all other duties, as assigned.
Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved Registered Nurse program.
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred.
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in state employed.
LPN/LVNs hired previously will be grandfathered in and must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN/LVN program.
Current CPR certification.
Current BLS certification.
Eden Registered homes:
Attend World Maker training within the first six (6) months of employment.
Obtain Eden Associate certification within the first six (6) months of employment.
Attend Eden leadership training within one (1) year of employment.
Must have, as a minimum, one (1) year experience in a in a long term care environment.
Orientation experience preferred.
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN.
Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
Knowledge of adult learning principles and training techniques.
Skilled in developing and conducting training programs.
Strong organizational skills.
Knowledge of state and federal requirements for accreditation and certification.
Basic computer skills including working knowledge of Word and Excel.
Ability to communicate effectively with residents, family members and all levels of the organization.
Ability to consistently meet deadlines.
Ability to manage multiple priorities.
Ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse resident and employee population.
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
Must be a supportive team member.
Must be knowledgeable of computer systems, system applications, and other office equipment.
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.
Job training: how long it usually takes to competently perform this job when the incumbent has the minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities, work experience and/or education:
up to 3 monthsup to 6 monthsup to 1 year1 -2 years3 - 5 years5+ years
Material or equipment directly used: Mechanical lifts and appropriate safety equipment (i.e., Infection Control carts, gate belts); Audio visual equipment and other office equipment; General medical equipment (i.e. medical syringes, pressure cuffs).
This job requires exposure to the following environmental conditions: blood, body fluids or tissues, infectious waste, diseases, latex, fumes or airborne particles, work near moving mechanical parts.
Works in all areas of the facility.
Moves intermittently during working hours.
Is subject to frequent interruptions.
Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances.
Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, etc.
Communicates with facility staff and department supervisors.
Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary.
Is subject to call back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).
Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the workday, as well as reactions from dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants.
Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.
May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS
Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility.
Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility, which may include a mental and physical examination.
The physical and sensory requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Works in facility and is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch , talk and hear.
Must possess sight/hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
Must be able to push, pull, move, and /or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet.
May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.
- Pay Type Hourly
- Employment Indicator Regular
- Required Education Certification