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Providence Health & Services Staff Development/Education Coordinator in North Hollywood, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Staff Development/Education Coordinator (Full time/Day shift) to the Providence Saint Elizabeth Care Center in North Hollywood, CA.

We are seeking a Staff Development/Education Coordinator who will organize and develop the Staff Development program under the direction of the Director of Nursing and with the consultation of the Administrator. Demonstrate proficiency in delivering care to assigned age-specific resident population (geriatrics), and participates in related continuing education. Schedule work assignments of Certified Nursing Assistants.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Maintain established policies, procedures, and objectives as well as quality assurance, safety, environmental, and infection control policies

  • Continually assess and evaluate the current orientation program and present recommendations for change to the Director of Nursing and/or the Administrator

  • Continually assess residents needs in relation to staff development needs as a basis for determining priorities regarding the ongoing staff educational program

  • Schedule Certified Nursing Assistant staff, evaluate performance, and make recommendations for personnel actions

  • Plan, schedule, and document in-service education and staff development for the improvement of skills of all nursing staff members on all shifts

  • Perform follow-up supervision of the employee for a reasonable and adequate length of time after a procedure or policy has been taught or reviewed

  • Document orientation and staff development hours on the employee's training record

  • Assist in resident and family teaching

  • Establish a rapport with the educational community in which the facility is located

  • Provide adequate instruction on the Resident Care Plan and may attend interdisciplinary meetings in the facility to update Resident Care Plan

  • Maintain documentation in the form of skills inventories, individual learning experience forms, group attendance sheets, and learning experience calendars

  • Review and update nursing manual and writes policies and procedures as needed

  • Assist the Director of Nursing as appropriate

  • Provide adequate instruction in and assists in chart audits

  • Attend staff meetings as required. May attend and participate in department head meetings, policy development meetings, pharmaceutical committee meetings, infection control committee meetings, safety committee meetings, procedure manual revision meetings, and inspection exit conference meetings

  • Develop a teacher-student rapport with the staff by being available as a good listener when needed and referring disciplinary action, except when the resident's health and life are threatened, to the Director of Nursing or the Administrator as appropriate

  • Respond to problems, feelings, opinions expressed by residents, families, and/or employees, and informs Administrator and/or Director of Nursing regarding such concerns

  • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops

  • Maintain good interpersonal relationships with residents and their families, nursing personnel, allied professional services, and the community

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement

  • California Licensed Registered Nurse or California Licensed Vocational Nurse

  • American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers

  • Director of Staff Development Certificate within thirty (30) days of hire

  • Successful completion of the CDC Nursing Home Infection Preventionist Training course with thirty (30) days of hire

  • 2 or more years experience as a Licensed Vocational or Registered Nurse providing direct nursing care to the elderly

  • Demonstrates knowledge of teaching/supervisory skills

  • Demonstrates effective communication skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience as an MDS Coordinator

  • Experience in infection prevention

About the ministry you will serve:

As a skilled nursing facility, Providence Saint Elizabeth is staffed 24 hours a day by licensed professionals specially trained in geriatric medicine. Our nursing staff is highly proficient, and is trained and licensed to provide intravenous medications and therapies. We also provide for respiratory services as needed.

Each resident is treated as a special person, giving careful attention to his or her total well-being. In our eyes, this means trying to keep the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of an individual in balance and harmony. We offer an array of health care services for residents to enjoy themselves with family and friends. To complement our reputation for caring, our specially trained staff work in partnership with residents, families, doctors, referring hospitals, and health professionals to make sure residents needs are met.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Education

Location: California-North Hollywood

Req ID: 266340

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