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Staff Development Coordinator/RN

Company: Avamere
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Job Description:

Overview

$5,000 Sign on Bonus!

At Avamere, our mission is to enhance the life of every person we serve.

This includes our patients, residents, patient and resident family members, and our fellow co-workers.

WE OFFER:

Competitive Wages

Tuition Reimbursement

Supportive Work Environment

Annual Wage Increases

Staff Development Coordinator/RN

Full-time Position Available

Avamere Rehab of Cascade Park

801 SE Park Crest Avenue

Vancouver, WA 98683

(360) 260-2200

The Director of Staff Development is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and evaluating educational programs for nursing service and other departments, performs clinical tasks and assists in other departments.

Responsibilities/Qualifications/Skillset

Ensures that employees receive compliance training and education necessary to perform their job responsibilities in accordance with Avamere Code of Business Conduct.

Oversees the process for competency evaluation of new clinical department personnel; recommends progression to permanent employment or extension of orientation/probationary period for new employees.

Plans, organizes, and implements ongoing education and training programs for licensed nurses, nursing assistants, unit clerks, and other ancillary personnel to promote the knowledge and skills necessary for the provision of quality care consistent with services provided by the center.

In coordination with the Director of Nursing and the Administrator, periodically reviews the center Clinical Admission Grid and service lines to identify applicable advanced/as needed competencies required for clinical personnel.

Plans, organizes, and implements education training programs to meet the strategic goals of the center.

Conducts or coordinates certification or training programs for Nursing Assistants to prepare them for state certification/competency exam as applicable.

Conducts needs assessment through review of survey history, individual performance and competency evaluation, center performance improvement trends, input from center department managers, and input from individual staff members, to identify educational needs to staff.

Provides and/or assists employees to identify available resources to achieve continuing education requirements if applicable.

Ensures the educational curriculum in the center meets or exceeds state, federal and accreditation requirements.

Develops and maintains monthly and annual education calendars.

Ensures educational opportunities are effectively communicated to center personnel.

Provides clinical and classroom hands-on instruction, and on the job coaching to licensed and un licensed personnel.

Coordinates and/or conducts CPR training for licensed personnel and applicable non-licensed personnel.

Working with the Director of Nursing Services (DNS), ensures clinical competency of nursing staff through observed skills evaluation, and ensures completion of annual competency assessments for clinical personnel.

Utilizes and disseminates current nursing literature and educational materials. Ensures staff awareness of current policies and procedures and professional standards of practice.

Ensures staff education and skills validation regarding patient care procedures and equipment.

Ensures that documentation for all training and education is completed and maintained in accordance with state, federal and Avamere Compliance program requirements.

Maintains organized record of continuing education for each employee.

Recommends staff development program and resource needs to administration for budgets and contains expenditures to current budge.

Develops and facilitates and orientation program for all facility personnel. Orientation programs to include general orientation for new and rehired facility personnel and clinical orientation for clinical employees in accordance with Avamere policy as well as state and federal requirements and other job specific/roles based training as needed.

Reviews new hire paperwork to ensure appropriate documentation is present prior to employee working.

Plans, organizes and implements concise orientations for contract personnel.

Coordinates students' clinical experiences within the facility; provides orientation for visiting faculty and students.

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, RN required, BSN degree preferred

License as a RN in state employed.

Valid CPR teaching certificate preferred

IV Instructor Certification preferred

Certified Infection Control Nurse preferred

ACLS certification preferred

Current with state Continuing Education (CE) requirements

Experience:

Three (3) years of nursing experience, of which one (1) year was in a long term care environment.

One (1) year experience as an instructor preferred.

One (1) year acute care experience preferred.

Facility Information

In the heart of the beautiful Portland, Oregon metropolitan area you will find Avamere Rehabilitation of Cascade Park just across the Columbia River in Vancouver, Washington. This warm, inviting 88-bed skilled nursing community is made of a tight-knit team with a unified goal to enhance lives.

Quality care is important to Avamere , evident in their recognition as part of the American Health Care Association's Quality Initiative Recognition Program .

Several employees have served seniors as part of this team for 20+ years. With friendly familiar faces and strong professional support, Avamere leaders prepare their team to thrive. Avamere offers tuition reimbursement to financially assist employees through school.

Advance your career with the personal and professional support you need at Avamere Rehabilitation of Cascade Park.

Get to know more about this engaging team on their blog and on Facebook.

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