The Director of Staff Development (DSD) plans, organizes, develops and directs all in-service educational programs throughout the facility in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations, and as directed by the Administrator and/or the Director of Nursing (DON) by performing the following duties through personally or through subordinate supervisors.
Assist with training, education and coordination of programs, policies and procedures.
Maintains updated accurate records of attendance for all employees for in-service education
Performs skills evaluations on C.N.A.s upon hire, upon completion of 90 days and annually, and maintains records of Skills checks.
Develops in-service education calendar for all mandatory in-service meetings per regulations, and develops monthly In-service calendar and distributes to all departments.
Develops and maintains C.N.A. schedule and assures adequate C.N.A. staffing.
Performs routine infection control rounds of nursing department
Provides one to one training to staff if needed to improve skills and/or knowledge of regulations, policies/procedures, etc.
Informs C.N.A.s of need to renew license and maintains accurate record of license expiration dates for C.N.A.s and Licensed staff.
Provides in-service education and teaches in an organized manner, following a specific lesson plan and meets all requirements for mandatory hours per state regulation.
Attends Safety Committee meetings and/or is a member or chairperson of the safety committee.
Schedules employee physicals for new employees and for annual physicals as required.
Performs TB skin tests for new employees and for all staff as needed.
Any other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Must have completed an R.N. or L.V.N. program successfully and obtained the applicable license.
Must have a current California R.N. or L.V.N. License
Experience as a Staff Developer in a skilled nursing facility preferred or experience as a charge nurse in a skilled nursing facility with completion of an approved DSD training course.
Internal Number: 02
About The California Armenian Home
The California Armenian Home is a not-for-profit corporation established in 1952 by the local Armenian community, which generously donated 40-acres of land in Fresno, California’s southeast countryside, the building, and the funds to furnish a continuing care retirement community. Today, 65 years later, the renowned California Armenian Home provides both short and long-term 24-hour skilled nursing and rehabilitation residency, independent living, assisted living and memory care and takes most insurance programs. The 5-star California Armenian Home and The Vineyards welcomes adults 60+ of any national origin and includes dedicated and caring professional staff and volunteers. The California Armenian Home currently has 150 residents and the Vineyards currently has 50 residents, and is projected to have 150 residents in the next six to twelve months. Upon a full census, the Home and the Vineyards will have an annual budget in excess of $20 million and more than 200 staff members.