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Staff Development Coordinator/RN

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Website Avamere Health Services, LLC

Staff Development Coordinator/RN
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Staff Development Coordinator/RN
Status: Full-time
Schedule:Monday – Friday
Location: Richmond Beach Rehab – 19235 15th Ave. NW Shoreline, WA 98177
As a Staff Development Coordinator with Avamere, you join a team with a culture and mission to enhance the life of every person we serve. This is more than a job – it’s a place where our team members build lasting relationships with patients and residents, their families, and fellow team members.
We are dedicated to keeping our team members and residents safe. Download our flyer that shows our protocols and response to COVID-19here.
Employee Perks:
Free meals to all employees
Tuition assistance
Mentorship opportunities
Employee assistance program featuring freecounseling services, financial coaching, legal servicesand more
Generous employee referral program
Paid time off/sick leave (rolls over annually)
401K retirement plan with employer contributions
Comprehensive benefits package with medical coverage, voluntary dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term disability, and AD&D coverage
The Staff Development Coordinator is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, andevaluating educational programs for nursing service and other departments, performs clinical tasks and assistsin other departments.
Ensures that employees receive compliance training and education necessary to perform their jobresponsibilities 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/probationaryperiod 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 skillsnecessary 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 competenciesrequired for clinical personnel.
Plans, organizes, and implements education training programs to meet the strategic goals of thecenter.
Conducts or coordinates certification or training programs for Nursing Assistants to prepare them forstate certification/competency exam as applicable.
Conducts needs assessment through review of survey history, individual performance andcompetency evaluation, center performance improvement trends, input from center departmentmanagers, and input from individual staff members, to identify educational needs to staff.
Provides and/or assists employees to identify available resources to achieve continuing educationrequirements if applicable.
Ensures the educational curriculum in the center meets or exceeds state, federal and accreditationrequirements.
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 unlicensed personnel.
Coordinates and/or conducts CPR training for licensed personnel and applicable non-licensedpersonnel.
Working with the Director of Nursing Services (DNS), ensures clinical competency of nursing staffthrough observed skills evaluation, and ensures completion of annual competency assessments forclinical personnel.
Utilizes and disseminates current nursing literature and educational materials. Ensures staffawareness 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 inaccordance 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 andcontains expenditures to current budge.
Develops and facilitates and orientation program for all facility personnel. Orientation programs toinclude general orientation for new and rehired facility personnel and clinical orientation for clinicalemployees in accordance with Avamere policy as well as state and federal requirements and otherjob specific/roles based training as needed.
Reviews new hire paperwork to ensure appropriate documentation is present prior to employeeworking.
Plans, organizes and implements concise orientations for contract personnel.
Coordinates students’ clinical experiences within the facility; provides orientation for visiting facultyand 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
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
Richmond Beach Rehab is a 140-bed skilled nursing community caring for seniors in the Shoreline, Washington area since 1994. Their services include: skilled nursing, rehabilitation, long-term care, and respite care. It is a calm, warm, and friendly environment.
The engaged, long-standing team at Richmond Beach Rehab recognize outstanding employees through monthly appreciation events. Some staff members have been in the community for over 23 years.
The community gives back locally and partners with local preschools for various events.
Quality care is important to the Richmond Beach Rehab team. The American Health Care Association recognized Richmond Beach Rehab for quality care as part of theQuality Initiative Recognition Program.
In early 2020, Richmond Beach continued to uphold one of their core values – to enhance the life of every person they serve – by opening a dedicated, temporary COVID-19 recovery unity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Get to know more about Richmond Beach Rehab ontheirwebsiteandFacebook.
Avamere Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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