Golden Living Director of Staff Development in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Inspiring nurses to provide top quality care ' by sharing your extensive clinical expertise ' is your passion. It's why you are an ideal Director of Staff Development at Golden LivingCenters. Your goal and ours is the same: we continuously strive to provide the best care possible to each patient and resident we serve. As a Director of Staff Development you are critical to our success. Guaranteeing clinical excellence from our exceptional nursing staff will be at the core of everything you. Your job as Director of Staff Development is to oversee and enhance the entire department, providing meaningful recommendations for improvement, evaluating quality and ensuring our staff has everything they need to be successful. You'll manage and meticulously monitor the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of nursing care and services provided to patients. Golden LivingCenters will be a brighter place because of your hard work in this highly respected and integral position.
Plans, revises, coordinates, implements, and evaluates general orientation, nursing skills training, in-service education for employees intended to improve recruitment, retention, professional development of staff in effort to move quality forward and reduce turnover.
Work cooperatively with leadership in planning programs to identify and meet training needs and regulatory requirements. Maintains appropriate attendance documentation for training sessions. Evaluate in-service training to develop programs that maintain and enhance nursing employees clinical skills
In collaboration with the appropriate center leadership, responsible for recruitment, selection, on-boarding and retention of staff as assigned
Ensure HEP-B, TB, Background Checks and Drug Screenings are properly managed and/or administered for the center. May collaborate with the ED and DNS to delegate to the center's staff HEP-B, TB, Background Checks and Drug Screenings but will maintain oversight.
Maintains files of lesson plans for all programs taught to employees and ensures training records are retained per company retention policies. Communicates availability of learning opportunities whether on-site, online and external
Coordinates general orientation for all new employees beginning the first day of employment; updates general orientation as necessary, utilizing corporate orientation guidelines
Ensures completion of Orientation Skills Return Demonstration Checklist on all new nursing employees, validating that new employees are competent to perform resident care tasks they will be assigned prior to providing direct resident care. Provides skill training to any nursing employees that are deficient in skill areas on Orientation Skills Checklist, before allowing the nursing associate to perform the task with a resident
Implements education for new initiatives, areas identified in plans of correction, changes in policies or regulatory requirements, and other programs as needed
Develop relationships with area healthcare community to support training initiatives
Member of local QAPI committee as representative of Infection Control Committee in collaboration with Medical Director.
Attend daily stand-up and clinical start-up meetings. Participate with DNS in staffing meetings as needed.
Participates as a member of Safety Committee to identify training needs of staff if required by the LivingCenter
Coordinate and training support of LivingCenter preceptor program, where applicable
Coordinate site approval and clinical rotation for nursing students (ie, schedule for students, develop ongoing relationship with local University), where applicable
Licensed RN in good standing and currently licensed by the State in which employed
Must hold and maintain a current CPR certification
Minimum three (3) years full-time nursing experience
Experience in long term healthcare, preferred
Minimum one (1) year experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in the field of nursing, preferred
Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance
Experience with Microsoft Office applications including email; ability to learn company software systems
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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
Knowledge of state, federal and licensing regulations
Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient, employee, 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
Job: Nurse Management
Primary Location: US-PA-Wilkes Barre
Shift: Day Job
Department Address: 101 East Mountain Boulevard
Department City: Wilkes-Barre
Department State: PA
Department Zipcode: 18702
Ready to bring your heart and expertise to an award-winning team that feels more like a family? Bring your passion for patient care to Golden LivingCenters. As one of the nation’s leading providers of skilled nursing care and inpatient and outpatient therapies, we are dedicated to helping people live fuller, longer and more productive lives. Our Golden LivingCenters have won more AHCA/NCAL Quality Awards than any other post-acute healthcare provider. These awards are the nation’s highest for distinguished achievement in post-acute care, and they reflect the compassion, commitment and quality orientation of our caregivers. Join us! Together, we’re redefining the way care is delivered with an innovative, holistic approach that considers the ‘whole patient’ every time.
Organization: 08742_Region 2 - Northeast