Staff Development Director
Avalon Health Care is Seeking a Staff Development Director to Join our Outstanding Team!
Today’s aging population means there’s a growing demand for healthcare professionals in post-acute care, and a wave of career opportunities available at Avalon Health Care!
We are looking for individuals who embrace a reverence for life and a heart for healing. With enthusiasm and compassion, our Avalon family works with our patients and their families as well as with our communities to celebrate life every day!
If you seek to use your mind and your heart to improve lives on a daily basis, come join our team! We offer great challenges, a rewarding career and opportunities for advancement!
The Staff Development Director is responsible to plan and implement facility orientation, job skills training, in-service education and a Certification Training Program (if applicable) for the nursing assistants as required by regulations.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Orientation and Job Skills
Participate and lead in the QA/PI process
Must be a qualified licensed RN in good standing and currently licensed by the State in which employed.
Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents and families and to work cooperatively with other employees.
Basic computer knowledge and ability with an aptitude to learn company software.
Must have one of the following:
Must have one year full-time experience as a licensed nurse providing direct resident care in a long term healthcare facility in addition to one year of experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in the field of nursing; or
Two years of full time experience as a licensed nurse, at least one year of which must be in the provision of direct resident care in a nursing facility and within six (6) months of employment, and prior to teaching a certification program, the Director of Staff Development must obtain a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education in nursing courses in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in nursing.