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Director of Staff Development (DSD)

Company: Crenshaw Nursing Home
Location: Inglewood
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Director of Staff Development with an LVN License in the State of California to provide his or her leadership skills, and be responsible for orientation, in-service education and a Certification Training Program (if applicable) for the nurse assistants as required by Title 22 regulations. This individual will provide Human Resources administrative support to the facility with regards to the processing of Human Resources paperwork, and ensure compliance with state and federal regulatory mandates.Director of Staff Development (DSD) Requirements:The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years experience in a SNF preferably a Skilled Nursing Facility environmentLicensed as a Vocational Nurse in CaliforniaFully vaccinated against COVID-19 including Booster shotsActive DSD CertificationEmployee must possess strong organization and multitasking skills, able to complete CNA scheduling, projections, and PPD and adjust staffing as neededMust be able to manage employee filesMust be able to ensure that employee licenses and certifications are currentThe ideal person will be able to complete all tasks in an extremely fast paced environmentPrimary Director of Staff Development (DSD) Responsibilities:Complies with the facilitys attendance policy requiring regular, reliable, and punctual attendanceConfirms the validity of certificates for all CNAs, LVNs, RNs, RNAs, and RTs hiredAssures certificates contain all required informationNotifies all nursing staff of expired documents and renewalsParticipates in CNA selection process, as requestedCreates and oversees daily schedules to ensure sufficient staff to enable proper coverage of resident care. Ensures schedule coverage for called-in absencesMaintains facilitys personnel records per Title 22, Section 72533, (a), (b), and (c): ensuring files are up-to-date, orderly, and kept locked in a secure file cabinetProcesses documentation (performance reviews and disciplinary actions) and terminations of CNAs: responsibilities do not include actual employee relations, e.g., performance correction, termination, etcAssisting all new employees with their new hire paperworkPrepares/obtains and files lesson plans for all facility employee-training programsMaintains a current schedule of all students and outside instructors who may be in the facility doing clinical training. Reviews all such students records for history and physical and criminal screeningEnsures all nursing assistants complete DHS required orientation training during the first 40 hours of employmentCompletes an orientation Skills Return Demonstration checklist on all new NAs and CNA showing they are competent to perform all direct patient care tasks. Retains appropriate documentation of completion in personnel filesProvides skill training to new staff in any deficient area noted before allowing the nursing assistant to perform the task with a residentPlans and delivers all staff in-service addressing 10 mandatory topics annually using facility consultants where appropriate (See OCR Title 22, Chp. 3, 72517)Schedules and delivers at least 24 hours of CNA in-service training annually to all shiftsCreates and distributes a monthly calendar of when in-service training will be availableMakes regular checks for competency of CNA skills performance, positive regard for residents, and developmental needs of direct care staff, and conducts a mini in-service immediately, if necessaryRetains, for four years, attendance records for all CNAs present at in-service classes. Makes available records of all classes attended when requested by a CAN for certificate renewalProvides resources for licensed staff in-service in clinical skills developmentOther Director of Staff Development (DSD) Responsibilities:Prepares applications, for approval by DHS for DSDs, Orientation, in-service, Continuing Education, and CNA Certification TrainingPrepares/submits DHS renewal applicationsProvides program change information to DHS, when appropriate, within 30 days of the changePerforms daily rounds in facility to assess and identify resident problems/needs. Conducts staff in- services, when needed, to abate known problemsAttends stand-up dailyMonitors weekly body check process by Treatment Nurse to ensure timely performance. Monitors daily body check process by CNAsParticipates in the plan of correction after the DON and QA surveysParticipates in the internal quality assurance surveysPerforms other duties or functions as assigned by the DON and/or Administrator and/or DONSupervises DSD Assistant if applicablePAY SCALE:$32 - $46 / hourDepending on a number of factors, including, but not limited to location, regularly scheduled work shift, knowledge, skills, experience, and expertise.#NURSINGby Jobble

Keywords: Crenshaw Nursing Home, Inglewood , Director of Staff Development (DSD), Executive , Inglewood, California

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