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The Overlook Staff Development and Education Coordinator RN or LPN - 5,000 to 7,500 Sign-On Bonus in Charlton, Massachusetts

  Job Description

 

Position Title: Staff Development and Education Coordinator RN or LPN

FLSA STATUS:         Exempt

REPORTS TO:         Director of Nursing

SUPERVISES:          N/A

DEPARTMENT:      Health Center Skilled Nursing

COMPANY:               MHS/The Overlook – Charlton Campus

$5,000 (LPN) to $7,500 (RN) Sign on Bonus, based on FTE.

POSITION SUMMARY :

The Staff Development and Education Coordinator plans, organizes, and coordinates all in-service educational programs throughout the facility in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines, regulations, and JCAHO to assure the highest degree of quality resident care can be maintained at all times. The Staff Development and Education Coordinator is also an essential clinical team member and will rotate / fill in when requested.

-->Candidate preference be an RN.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

 

New Hire Onboarding and Orientation:

  • Organizes all Nursing classroom orientation and ensure dementia training is delivered.

  • Ensure all new hires are compliant with regulations including Vaccinations and screening requirement (i.e. Flu vaccine, hepatitis, TB test, COVID vaccine requirement etc.).

  • Ensure documentation of current CPR and IV certification for all Nurses.

  • Mentoring Program – Assign mentors for all new CNAs and Nurses; Recruit and train new mentors to ensure quality new hire experience.

  • Provide Ongoing Education on unit and in the classroom to ensure:

  • Compliance and competence in COVID-19 prevention and care.

  • Overall regulatory compliance, update to skills, ongoing refresher of core skills.

  • Education may periodically require off hours training (10pm, 4am).

  • Conduct on-going unit audits, corresponding reports, followed by education needed.

  • Ensure completion of new hire and annual competencies and provide regular communication with managers to ensure compliance.

     

    General Responsibilities:

  • Create or assist in the creation of of training programs for employees working in this organization that align with company goals.

  • Deliver or assist in development of creative and interesting techniques to teach the information, helping employees to gain a solid understanding of the material.

  • Deliver or assist in the evaluation and controlling the quality of in-service educational programs in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • Assume the authority, responsibility and accountability of directing the in-service educational programs.

  • Deliver or assist in the coordination employee new hire training.

  • Conduct annual mandatory in services and additional training sessions for the staff to ensure that they remain current on new procedures, changes in policies, and meet regulatory requirements from DPH.

  • Perform administrative requirements such as completing necessary forms, reports, in service education attendance, written content of educational programs provided as well as maintaining employee educational files.

  • Maintain a calendar of educational programs and makes it available to staff in all departments.

  • Assist in serving as employee Health Nurse for the facility tracking employee injuries, physicals, TB testing and vaccines, and coordinates yearly flu clinic.

  • Assist the DNS in developing, revision and implantation of policies and procedures.

  • Assist the DNS in preparing the in service training/education budget.

Available to be on-call and to help as needed on Nursing Units

Rotation, on-call and holidays are part of the expectation

  • Perform other related duties as required by Director of Nursing or other Health Center leadership.

    QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Candidate can have either their LPN or RN, with a preference to RN - required

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program - required

  • Current Massachusetts nursing license - required

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a skilled nursing/long term care facility - required

  • Minimum of 1 year of supervisory and/or teaching experience - preferred

  • Minimum 1 year of educational learning and program development - required

     

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS :

    Primary work will be performed indoors, may be exposed to the elements (heat, cold, rain, snow); walking and standing frequently; occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds.

     

    COMMUNITY OVERVIEW:

    The Overlook is a non-profit organization operating since 1911 and offering a full continuum of care and services for older adults in MA. The organization embraces its rich history and heritage, owning and managing 218 Independent Living Apartment Homes and Cottages, 28 Enhanced Care Private Suites, a 14- Suite Assisted Living Memory Care neighborhood, 27-unit Short-term Post-Acute Rehabilitation, 112-bed Long Term Care Skilled Nursing, as well as Home Health, Hospice, Palliative Care, Private Duty and Care Management divisions.

     

    The Overlook and its 3 subsidiaries are based in Charlton, MA, with satellite home health and hospice offices across the state. The organization employs approximately 600 talented and compassionate Team Members and serves 1,500+ Residents/Patients.

     

    The Overlook has a Vision to design a mixed-use Community beyond its singular function as a Retirement Community, a pedestrian-friendly, walkable "Village Center" environment, with select retailers, restaurants featuring fresh, locally sourced food, a brewery, a large banquet, and events center, enriching programs, health and wellness-focused on mind, body and spirit, and more. The Overlook’s bucolic setting on 450 acres of beautiful New England countryside, 16 miles of nature trails, a dog park, and a wealth of amenities offer limitless possibilities in helping us reposition our Campus.

     

    THE OVERLOOK WAY:

    All Team Members of The Overlook must embrace and commit to conducting themselves at all times in support of our 28 Guiding Principles, Culture of Excellence, and core values, which form the foundation of our unique culture. The Overlook strives to exceed expectations, inspire and "Do what's best for those we serve."

  • Integrity: saying what you mean, meaning what you say (in action and words), even if it hurts you personally or professionally

  • Respect for Individual Choice: empowering and supporting others in their Self-determination for health and well-being, as they define it

  • Compassion: understanding and empathy for others

  • Creativity/Innovation: thinking wildly, planning accordingly

  • Grace: putting people at ease, without compromising performance or outcomes

     

    JUST SOME OF OUR BENEFITS AND PERKS:

     

    Solid Track Record of Promoting

    Team Members from within

    Plenty of Free Parking

    Free Daily Lunch on

    Campus

     

    Vacation, Sick, Holiday Time + Floating Holidays

     

    Travel Reimbursement

     

    Professional Development

    Flexible Spending and Health Reimbursement Accounts

    Employee Assistance Programs

     

    Tuition Reimbursement

    Short + Long Term Disability, Life Insurance

    Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

    Access to Fitness Center, Pool, and Onsite Massages

     

    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Overlook will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective Team Members and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The Overlook is strongly committed to diversity and a workplace environment that respects, appreciates, and values employee differences and similarities. By providing and supporting a work culture that fosters and builds upon diversity and its strengths, The Overlook will better serve our communities. The Overlook is an employment-at-will organization and an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, The Overlook prohibits retaliation against an applicant or employee because he or she has engaged in protected activity under the statutes prohibiting discrimination in the workplace.

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COMMUNITY OVERVIEW:

The Overlook is a non-profit organization operating since 1911 and offering a full continuum of care and services for older adults in MA. The organization embraces its rich history and heritage, owning and managing 218 Independent Living Apartment Homes and Cottages, 28 Enhanced Care Private Suites, a 14- Suite Assisted Living Memory Care neighborhood, 27-unit Short-term Post-Acute Rehabilitation, 112-bed Long Term Care Skilled Nursing, as well as Home Health, Hospice, Palliative Care, Private Duty and Care Management divisions.

The Overlook and its 3 subsidiaries are based in Charlton, MA, with satellite home health and hospice offices across the state. The organization employs approximately 600 talented and compassionate Team Members and serves 1,500+ Residents/Patients.

The Overlook has a Vision to design a mixed-use Community beyond its singular function as a Retirement Community, a pedestrian-friendly, walkable "Village Center" environment, with select retailers, restaurants featuring fresh, locally sourced food, a brewery, a large banquet, and events center, enriching programs, health and wellness-focused on mind, body and spirit, and more. The Overlook’s bucolic setting on 450 acres of beautiful New England countryside, 16 miles of nature trails, a dog park, and a wealth of amenities offer limitless possibilities in helping us reposition our Campus.

THE OVERLOOK WAY:

All Team Members of The Overlook must embrace and commit to conducting themselves at all times in support of our 28 Guiding Principles, Culture of Excellence, and core values, which form the foundation of our unique culture. The Overlook strives to exceed expectations, inspire and "Do what's best for those we serve."

Integrity: saying what you mean, meaning what you say (in action and words), even if it hurts you personally or professionally

Respect for Individual Choice: empowering and supporting others in their Self-determination for health and well-being, as they define it

Compassion: understanding and empathy for others

Creativity/Innovation: thinking wildly, planning accordingly

Grace: putting people at ease, without compromising performance or outcomes

JUST SOME OF OUR BENEFITS AND PERKS:

  • Solid Track Record of Promoting

  • Team Members from within

  • Plenty of Free Parking

  • Free Daily Lunch on

  • Campus

  • Vacation, Sick, Holiday Time + Floating Holidays

  • Travel Reimbursement

  • Professional Development

  • Flexible Spending and Health Reimbursement Accounts

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Short + Long Term Disability, Life Insurance

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Access to Fitness Center, Pool, and Onsite Massages

    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Overlook will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective Team Members and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The Overlook is strongly committed to diversity and a workplace environment that respects, appreciates, and values employee differences and similarities. By providing and supporting a work culture that fosters and builds upon diversity and its strengths, The Overlook will better serve our communities. The Overlook is an employment-at-will organization and an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, The Overlook prohibits retaliation against an applicant or employee because he or she has engaged in protected activity under the statutes prohibiting discrimination in the workplace.

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