Genesis Healthcare Staff Development Coordinator - RN in Agawam, Massachusetts
Genesis is a leading provider of post-acute healthcare services from short-term to long-term care and a wide variety of living options and professional clinical services. We are changing how care is delivered by bringing together people like you passionate - highly skilled and motivated to make a difference. If you are a clinician with a passion for teaching, join Genesis as a Nurse Practice Educator where you will function as a practitioner, consultant, educator and facilitator for all nursing staff focused on licensed nursing and certified nursing assistant (CNA) orientation, nurse education, competencies evaluation and maintenance, infection control (including employee health), and clinical Point Click Care (PCC) implementation. Identification of staff learning needs followed by implementation and evaluation of program effectiveness is an key responsibility of this position.
Position Highlights *Report to the Director of Nursing * Develop education programs in response to staff needs and teaches staff current accepted patient care and center practices. *Supervise and monitor new nursing employees throughout their individualized orientation period. *Perform annual competency testing and evaluation and clinically appraise nursing staff performance to identify areas for education. *Provide oversight to Employee Health Program to include administering and tracking of tuberculosis and hepatitis vaccine and tracking of influenza immunizations for all employees.
Why Genesis? *We improve the lives we touch through the delivery of high-quality healthcare and everyday compassion! *We Care Deeply about YOU! Guided by our Core Values, Code of Conduct and Ethics program, we foster a culture of care and compassion. We focus on improving the quality of care through creativity and innovation, honesty and integrity in all we do. *We Develop YOU! We provide career ladders, education and training opportunities so you can build a long and successful career with Genesis. *We Appreciate YOU! We value your contributions to the Genesis mission and vision and instill an environment of teamwork and enjoyment in working together. We recognize and celebrate our shared successes. *We are Committed to YOU! We know you are the vital link between Genesis, our patients and residents! We inspire you to be your best self. *We Protect YOU! We take great pride in meeting or exceeding CDC and CMS standards.
Qualifications: REQUIREMENTS: * A graduate of an accredited School of Nursing with current Registered Nurse/RN licensure * Minimum 3 years full-time or equivalent clinical experience preferred * Two years of clinical experience in long-term care nursing with one year as an educator preferred * Excellence in clinical nursing skills required * Experience in Gerontology preferred * Training and/or experience in adult learning preferred *To protect the health and safety of our patients, residents, employees, family members, and the communities we serve, Genesis has implemented a universal COVID-19 vaccination requirement for employees, care partners and onsite vendors.
Position Type: Full Time
Requisition Number: 429035
Genesis HealthCare, Inc. and all affiliated entities are proud to practice Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. Genesis provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, actual or perceived disability, marital status, genetic information, amnesty, or status as covered veterans in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Genesis takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. This policy is fully supported by the CEO, COO and all members of the leadership team.
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