Essex Group Management Corp. SDC - Staff Development Coordinator in Worcester, Massachusetts
SDC - Staff Development Coordinator
Title: SDC – Staff Development Coordinator
The Blaire House of Worcester has a unique mission: We are a 91-bed skilled nursing facility entirely dedicated to Alzheimer's disease and Dementia patients. We are the only skilled nursing center in Central Massachusetts that dedicates 100 percent of our services to people with these conditions and their families. We believe in providing a home-like environment for our residents.
As a valued employee and member of our health care family, you will enjoy:
Competitive Salary - Health Insurance - Dental Insurance - Life Insurance - Short Term Disability - Long Term Disability - 401(k) - Paid Vacation - Paid Holidays - Sick Time
The Blaire House of Worcester is seeking a dynamic, energetic and dedicated Registered Nurse with a passion for teaching others to join their organization. The successful candidate will possess genuine interest in geriatric nursing and be motivated to ensure that our residents receive top quality care.
Develops, implements and reviews the ongoing educational programs for nursing staff.
Responsible for coordinating and implementing ongoing in-service training for all staff including but not limited to infection control, fall prevention and resident rights.
Assist in evaluation process of nursing staff during the probationary period and on an ongoing basis.
Responsible for maintaining a program of continuing education to keep abreast of new trends in nursing care and procedures.
Responsible for inservice programs that begin at orientation and continues throughout the duration of employment for all staff and is responsible for the development of monthly inservice calendars.
EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited, approved school of nursing. Current registration with State Board of Nurse Examiners. Previous teaching experience in the area of infection control and nursing education preferred.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: At least one year of nursing experience. Comprehensive knowledge of principles and methods involved in in-service instruction of nursing and auxiliary personnel, in demonstrating techniques and methods of patient care services and in instruction of patient's needs. Familiarity of policy, procedures, and regulations of nursing home. Knowledge of current trends in the nursing field. Must be a self-starter and progressive in areas of education and infection control. Evaluating personnel during probationary period, observing ongoing nursing techniques, and maintaining in-service requirements as deemed necessary by the Director of Nursing.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Good physical and mental health. Finger and hand dexterity to handle and manipulate instruments and equipment. Visual and auditory acuity to detect changes in patients' conditions. Must be able to lift and/or carry a minimum of fifty (50) lbs. Must be able to push and pull carts at a minimum of one hundred (100) lbs., and continuously walk, sit and stand. Must be able to turn, crouch, kneel, stoop, bend below waist, and reach above shoulder height as tasks dictate. Must use good body mechanics.
EO Disability/Vet Employer