JOB TITLE: Staff Development Coordinator
DEPARTMENT: Coble Creek
REPORTS TO: Administrator of Coble Creek
A position of great responsibility which directs and oversees the training of staff at Twin Lakes Community. Provides clinical leadership ensuring Twin Lakes Community’s mission, vision, and values are supported through all clinical services. The Staff Development Coordinator is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and facilitating the clinical training to campus to ensure regulatory compliance and the ability to perform assigned job duties safely and effectively. Additionally, will be providing staff orientation and required annual blitz training for the campus. The Staff Development Coordinator must nurture a culture of person-centered and resident-directed care, while being accountable and responsible for the overall supervision of training on campus. This position offers the opportunity to join a dynamic, progressive team of professionals engaged in serving older adults on the campus of a beautiful nonprofit retirement community where we celebrate the dignity of the individual and the progression of life.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Plans, develops, directs, conducts, evaluates and coordinates annual mandatory and in-service education for staff using internal and external resources according to state and federal regulations and company policy.
- Communicates training schedules to mangers for scheduling purposes.
- Communicates, documents and interacts regularly with the staff to assess learning needs.
- Posts all training information pertinent to staff and encourages attendance and participation.
- Assures the completion of orientation, annual mandatory and in-service activities.
- Maintains all training and in-service records
- Facilitates new software, product and equipment, quality improvement and other relevant in-services.
- Uses current policies and procedures and best evidence to support in-service education.
- Rounds on a regular basis and participates in the assessment of learning needs.
- Provide in-the-moment education through demonstration and return demonstration for specific skills and procedures
- Assists with QAPI
- Assists Unit Manager/DON/Administrator as directed in reviewing incident reports.
- Works as Unit Manager and/or supervisor as needed in nursing emergencies.
- Provides leadership in formulating the goals and objectives of the educational programs of this facility.
- Serves as a nursing education resource.
- Assists with the validation of clinical performance and performs competency skills checks annually.
- Works with Administrator to identify and develop a Mentoring program.
- Facilitates the professional development of staff.
- Achieves and maintains life support instructor status.
- Teaches in specialty Continuing Education programs and trainings across campus.
- Manages Infection Control, Bloodborne Pathogens, Hazard Communication, Patient Rights, and Safety and Sanitation training.
- Monitors and ensures current licensure and certificates, Hep B and TB records of campus staff.
- Assists with license renewal of nursing personnel.
- Serves on nursing and training committees.
- May assist in the screening and hiring of nursing staff.
- Administrator of web-based, Health Care Academy Learning System for facility training and reporting.
- Acknowledges diverse perspectives; language and behaviors are modeled that build inclusiveness in the work environment.
- Maintains confidentiality of medical records and complies with all applicable state and federal regulations, including, but not limited to, HIPAA and HITECH
- May be required to perform other duties in keeping with the nature of this position which will not significantly alter the job requirements
Education and/or Experience:
- Must have a current RN license (or compact state) and AS in Nursing; Bachelor’s degree in Nursing is preferred;
- 2-5 years experience as a Staff Development Coordinator is required; or experience planning and leading education and job training activities in a clinical environment.
- Knowledgeable in all local and state sanitation requirements required.
- 1-3 years in long term care/gerontology preferred
Certificates, licenses, registrations:
- Must have valid North Carolina Nursing Licensure