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Director of Staff Development - RC Oakland

Company: Rehabilitation Center of Oakland
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Rehabilitation Center of Oakland - Under the direction and supervision of the Administrator and through consultation and cooperation with the Director of Nurses, the Director of Staff Development Registered Nurse (RN) Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is responsible for planning, implementation, direction and evaluation of the facility's educational programs for all employees and quality assurance and improvement in the facility.Director of Staff Development QUALIFICATIONS--- A graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing.--- Current licensure as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse in the state in which practicing.--- Has a minimum of two years experience as a Licensed Nurse in supervision and providing care in along-term care facility.--- Has a 24-hours continuing education course in planning, implementing and evaluating educationalprograms in nursing.--- Possess mental and physical health.--- Ability to read, write and speak the English language.Director of Staff Development GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: ORIENTATION--- Coordinates theoretical and clinical orientation to all new employees.--- Provides all documents supporting orientation to the facility's policies and procedures for maintenancein individual employee file folders.--- Provides timely documentation of all History/Physicals and TB screenings within seven (7) days ofemployment.--- Reviews Blood Borne Pathogen Policy and Procedure.TRAINING--- Coordinates and conducts an effective on-going in-service plan to all employees.--- Education Nursing Reinforcement and Training to meet annual 24-hour requirement to all nursingassistants.--- Provides and coordinates mandatory annual in-services to all facility employees in accordance with Stateand Federal regulations and Company policy.--- Coordinates yearly calendar and provides schedule to administrator and all department heads.--- Schedule annual in-service education for all personnel.Job Descriptions ManualDIRECTOR--- Proper turning and repositioning as indicated.--- Being exercised/massaged every two hours with each position change.--- Having proper bedside supplies (washbasin, bedpan, emesis basin, toothpaste, toothbrush, etc.)--- Not left unattended in the bathrooms for long periods of time.--- Male residents are shaved during their a.m. care, and female residents are shaved whenever facialhair is evident.--- Checked and changed routinely and never left with wet diapers, whether in a wheelchair or bed.--- Fingernails kept clean and trimmed.--- Never having dried eye secretions crusted in their eyes.--- Having privacy curtains drawn at all times while rendering nursing care.--- Having call lights answered promptly and/or kept within reach at all times.--- Having all food served appropriately, i.e. meat cut, ice cream lids off, etc. Feeder trays are neverto be left in the carts; they are to be obtained immediately from the kitchen when resident isready to be fed.--- Having diet trays checked and Aides assisted in determining percentages.--- Restraints applied appropriately and released every two (2) hours as ordered.Check CNA documentation as per facility policy and provide in-service class as needed.Provide annual proficiency evaluations on nurse assistants while supervising nursing skills and procedures as they relate to the Nurse Assistant's duties.Provide on-going in-services and supervision of Infection Control Policies (standard precautions, hand washing, MRSA, VRE and isolation techniques).Make monthly schedule and daily assignments for all CNA's.Insure that performance evaluations on all employees are done three (3) months after employment and yearly thereafter.Interview and hire nursing assistants.Insure that all employee files are current::--- Yearly physical and TB screening--- Yearly evaluation--- CPR card current (if applicable)--- License valid and currentAct as Infection Control Coordinator.Attend all scheduled company provided training/in-services for Director of Staff Development.Meet with personnel as appropriate to assist in identifying and correcting all problem areas and/or improvement of services.Counsel nursing assistants as needed under supervision of Administrator and Director of Nursing.Conduct nurse's aide meetings as often as necessary. OF STAFF DEVELOPMENT- Cont'd.Job Descriptions ManualDIRECTOR OF STAFF DEVELOPMENT - Cont'd.ADMINISTRATIVE--- Maintains all in-service records on all employees in current, neat and orderly fashion.--- Attach lesson plan criteria of information presented.--- Individual educational profiles on all Nursing Assistants to ensure all 24-hour annual requirementsare met.--- Assist the Administrator and the Director of Nursing Services in insuring that all nursing procedures andpolicies are reinforced.--- Monitor, support, teach, and supervise the nursing staff on established procedures, both clinical andtheory, on an on-going basis including follow through with one-on-one teaching techniques as needed.--- Make daily rounds to insure residents are receiving appropriate nursing care, such as:Job Descriptions Manual--- Attend all meetings required by the Administrator.--- Monitor completion of distinct part sign-in sheet.--- Complete incident log once a month.--- Act as Safety Coordinator.--- Others as may become necessary and appropriate or as may be directed by the Director of Nurses or Administrator.CONSUMER SERVICE--- Presents professional image to consumers through dress, behavior and speech.--- Adheres to Company standards for resolving consumer concerns.--- Insures that all resident rights are protected.

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