Royal Health Group Staff Development Coordinator (RN) in Braintree, Massachusetts

Title:Staff Development Coordinator (RN)



Facility Name:Royal Braintree Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Location:MA - Braintree

Region:South Shore


Reporting to the Director of Nursing, the Staff Development Coordinator (SDC) devises and helps provide education that reinforces the various skill sets of employees in the nursing department. The SDC supports, conducts and oversees an ongoing system of education for members of nursing staff with a focus on professional development. Additional responsibilities include formulating educational resources, arranging for orientation of newly hired employees, assessing the unique training needs of established staff, organizing in-services, and participating in the hiring process.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the Department of Nursing by creating and coordinating a framework of educational services that promote the growth and development of its licensed and unlicensed staff.

  • Plans, delivers, and evaluated educational programs for licensed and non-licensed staff.

  • Coordinates the Nursing Assistant Certification Program in accordance with state long-term care requirements as needed and/or coordinates the enrollment of qualified new hires into a suitable off-site alternative.

  • Provides Preceptor/Mentor education programs as needed.

  • Coordinates C.N.A career ladder series training

  • Assures all necessary mandatory education (fire safety, infection control, residents rights, Hazard communication, sexual harassment; are up to date

  • Schedule live presentations for mandatory in-services on a rotating basis.

  • Assist in developing, implementing and conducting relevant in-service training programs as requested by the Director of Nursing and Education. Assist in identifying areas in which training is necessary.

  • Assist in developing and offering in-services related to safety issues, i.e. prevention of back injuries, infection control policies and procedures, blood and body fluid exposure prevention.

  • Assure all employees have a Physician Health Statement in their file every two years.

  • Schedule physicals for new employees as requested by the Director of Nursing.

  • Manage the TB screening Program. Assure appropriate documentation of testing exists in employee’s files. Make hepatitis vaccine available to employees as necessary.

Key Educational/Professional Requirements

  • Registered Nurse, Associates Degree Required (Bachelor’s preferred).

  • Minimum of one year in LTC experience

  • Previous teaching/staff development experience strongly preferred MMQ Nurse with previous experience in Medicare, PPS, Managed Care, Insurance and Case Management, preferred.

Key Professional Attributes

  • Superior self-management skills, as independent initiative, time management, and ability to collaborate are essential

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, reflecting an understanding of the appropriate use of communication technologies and an appreciation that each audience requires its own approach

  • Appreciation of cultural and ethnic diversity, especially with respect to outreach to underserved communities

Equal Opportunity Employer

Royal Health Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Royal Health Group complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.