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  • Director of Staff Development

    Posted Date 23 hours ago(2/26/2020 3:16 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-6097
    Company
    Highland Park Care Center
    Location
    US-PA-East Liberty
    Category
    Nursing
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Education Level
    License
    Experience Needed
    1-3 years
    Salary Info
    Negotiable based on experience
  • Overview

    DIRECTOR OF STAFF DEVELOPMENT

     

    Full Time Monday-Friday – Pittsburgh, PA

     

    Highland Park Care Center, located near the Pittsburgh Zoo, is a comprehensive skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing high-quality whole-patient care. Through its comprehensive onsite services, Highland Park Care Center has come to revolutionize senior care, helping its residents maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years.

    At the center of our diverse nursing services unit is the Director of Staff Development, dedicated to employee orientation and nurse aide training. This requires strong practical nursing skills, management capacity and a deep desire to help both high needs residents and the team of nursing professionals who service them daily.

     

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities include:  

    • Training nurse aides towards the successful completion of the Pennsylvania Certified Nurse Aide exam
    • Conducting general personnel orientations and nursing-specific trainings for new employees
    • Ensuring all pre-employment screenings are completed, including scheduled physicals and TB testing
    • Scheduling and recording required employee health issues, such as hepatitis B
    • Preparing and conducting in-service educational programs geared towards geriatric residents, and residents of various ages
    • Assisting with nursing department performance improvement duties and assumes responsibility for infection control activities
    • Function as a Nurse Supervisor if necessary

    Qualifications

    Applicants must be a Pennsylvania-licensed RN and have at least one year of experience in long-term patient/resident care. Previous nursing supervisory and/or training background as well as a state certified nurse aide training certification are required. Successful candidates will be expected to pursue self-development opportunities to remain current with professional nursing and management best practices.  Must have Case Management, Infection Control, and Nursing Education experience. 

    Enjoy this Monday through Friday daylight opportunity and receive comprehensive benefits package, a competitive salary, team oriented environment, and much more!

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