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Director of Staff Development

Company: Masonic Homes of California
Location: Union City
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Pay Range: $88,000 to 108,000 per yearJOB CULTUREThe Masonic Homes of California are committed to a culture of Leadership. Our culture is to provide superior service to members, residents and staff through a sound and progressive model of service and care which aligns our mission, vision and operations. We demonstrate excellence in core services and place value on high quality job performance, professional development, effective time management, budget management, workplace safety and resident/employee satisfaction. We are dedicated to disciplined innovation and continuous quality improvement - we are a learning company. We are committed to sharing our knowledge and being an organization that attracts the best and brightest talent. We are team-oriented, caring and honest.POSITION SUMMARY:The DSD acts as a primary support to the licensed staff with the management of the resident's care plan. This position is responsible to organize, assess, direct, plan, develop, and implement all levels of orientation, in-service and continuing education for all SNF employees and to create ways to contribute in making the Masonic Homes a purposeful learning environment by teaching practices that ensure safe, competent and compassionate resident-directed service is provided to all residents. In addition, the DSD responsibilities include development and facilitation of the infection control program for monitoring communicable and/or infectious diseases among residents and personnel. The DSD may perform other job functions as deemed necessary and appropriate or as may be directed by the Administrator and or the Director of Nursing.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create opportunities for employees to contribute to Masonic Homes as a purposeful learning organization.
  • Provide general orientation, mandatory in-services, continuing education, and other training to meet all department and facility needs and regulatory requirements. Orient new clinical staff, its policies and procedures and to their job duties.
  • Coordinates all educational programs for licensed and unlicensed staff.
  • Strives to meet the educational needs of staff within the Department of Nursing. Provides an annual calendar of educational activities for staff including educational needs identified by nursing leadership and all relevant quality improvement activities
  • Coordinates the Nursing Assistant Certification Program in accordance with state long-term care requirements as needed.
  • Assures all necessary mandatory education (fire safety, infection control, residents rights, Hazard communication, sexual harassment, Dementia, and HIPAA etc.) required by regulatory standards are available for all staff; track attendance. Schedule live presentations for mandatory in-services on a rotating basis as needed.
  • Maintains all in-service records on all employees in current, neat and orderly fashion, with individual educational profiles on all Nursing Assistants to ensure all 24-hour annual requirements are met.
  • Provide BLS, CPR, and First Aid education for direct care staff as required; offer optional training for all other employees.
  • Attend and participate in continuing education programs to learn of best practices in greater community as well as to maintain current license.
  • Conduct in-services to staff on assigned shift when indicated to ensure compliance with regulations, facility policy or when changes in practice occur.
  • Evaluate and monitor the transfer of training to the workplace
  • Perform competency skills to assess transfer of safety training to the workplace
  • Include the RAI process in training and orientation to assure optimal utilization of services
  • Create a comfortable learning environment for staff with interactive, leadership leveling and creative teaching techniques designed to enhance sustained learning.
  • NURSING RESOURCES/LIBRARY All care and services will be provided in accordance with:
    • Federal and State Rules and Regulations
    • Masonic Homes Policy and Procedures
    • Standards of Nursing/Nursing Assistant Practice
    • Masonic Homes Mission and Values
    • Residents Bill of Rights
    • Employee Handbook Policies
      • Ability to perform nursing care per current community standard for long term care.
      • Demonstrates ability to lead and mentor staff. Act as a resource person for all departments during shift within the established facility guidelines.
      • Interact effectively with residents, visitors, administration, physicians, and staff;
      • Knowledge of State and Federal laws and regulations governing Long Term Care.
      • Ability to read, write and speak English in a clear manner.
      • Ability to understand and respond appropriately to cultural diversity.
      • Experience with Microsoft Office applications including email; ability to learn company software systems.
      • Remain current on training and instructional methodologies, including applicable technology resources available.
      • Self-motivated, organized, detailed oriented and require minimal supervision.
      • Ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities, and to meet simultaneous deadlines.
      • Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with patients, families, and other employees at all levels. EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES/CERTIFICATES
        • Graduate from an accredited nursing program. A BSN is required.
        • Minimum of five year's clinical experience in acute / long term care.
        • Minimum of 3 years Supervisory experience required.
        • Minimum of 1 year experience as DSD in a Skilled Nursing Facility, preferred.
        • Currently licensed as RN to practice in the State of California
        • DSD Certification
        • Basic Life Support certification (BLS) certification Job Type: Full-timeExperience:
          • Long Term Care: 5 years (Preferred)Education:
            • Bachelor's (Required)License:
              • DSD (Required)As part of our commitment to health and safety for staff and residents, we require staff to be vaccinated for COVID-19 with booster.Benefits offered:
                • Paid time off
                • Health insurance
                • Dental insurance
                • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as FSAs
                • Retirement benefits or accounts

Keywords: Masonic Homes of California, Union City , Director of Staff Development, Executive , Union City, California

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