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DSD - Director of Staff Development

Company: Country Manor La Mesa Healthcare Center
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARYThe purpose of your job position is to manage, develop, and direct the overall operation of the nursing department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards that govern the facility, and as directed by the Administrator and Medical Director.
The Director of Staff Development will treat each resident with kindness, dignity and respect. They will knock before entering each resident's room. They will refer to each resident by their name. They will be courteous to families, visitors and all staff. They will maintain a positive and calm disposition. They will communicate clearly, diplomatically, and effectively when speaking to residents, family members, visitors, staff and any governmental agency personnel. They will make sound independent decisions. They will set an example of working collaboratively between multidisciplinary teams. They will demonstrate patience, initiative and willingness to assist residents that may be difficult. They will be committed to always doing the right thing.

  • Reviewing scheduling and staffing to ensure daily PPD requirements are met
  • Coordinating with the Administrator to recruit and select nursing staff
  • Planning, developing, and coordinating orientation programs as well as in-service educational and on-the-job training
  • Partnering with department directors in providing in-service trainings
  • Performing administrative requirements such as completing forms, reports, orientation records, etc.
  • Developing reports, maintaining records reference manuals and records pertinent to in-service training programs
  • Participating in Quality Assessment and Assurance Committee
  • Providing patient care when directed
  • Following Infection and Control policies, oversight of facility Infection Prevention Program and Antibiotic Stewardship program.
  • Reporting any occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, or other hazardous materials to a supervisor immediately
    • Abiding with all facility policies and procedures including not disclosing user ID codes and passwords
    • Keeping abreast of new state and federal regulations as they pertain to skilled nursing
    • Attending meetings and serving on committee's
      Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies these are the only duties you will be required to perform as directed by management. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.
      Education / LicensureCompletion of LVN or RN training from accredited school or collegeValid LVN or RN license in good standingValid DSD certificateValid CPR and BLS card
      Qualifications / ExperienceMinimum of 1 year in the role as a DSDMust be able to speak, read, write and comprehend the English languageProficiency with PCC a plus
      Working ConditionsMay encounter frequent interruptionsMay be involved with residents, family and government agenciesMay be requested to work beyond scheduled working hours at timesIs subject to call-back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.)May be subjected to odors, dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoking or air contaminantsMay be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B virusesMay be exposed to or handle hazardous chemicals
      Physical RequirementsMust be able to move intermittently throughout the dayWorking throughout the nursing areasMust be able to lift up to 25 pounds, lifting more weight up to 100 pounds requires assistanceAbility to read fine print on tablet, progress notes and/or medical labels#Cambridgehs

Keywords: Country Manor La Mesa Healthcare Center, La Mesa , DSD - Director of Staff Development, Executive , La Mesa, California

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