Director of Staff Development (DSD)

Director of Staff Development (DSD)
Available: Now
We are looking for a Director of Staff Development for our Elmwood Care Center Skilled Nursing that will fit the Rowntree Gardens Community. Ours is a community built on the highest respect for every person and unwavering integrity guided by our faith. We consider everyone in our community to be a member of our extended family including staff.


Duties and responsibilities may be added as needed and requested by the Director that are within the scope of this position.
  • Develops, coordinates, implements and evaluates educational programs for C.N.A.'s, licensed nurses and ancillary staff.
  • Coordinates in-service education program for all employees together with their respective department heads.
  • Provides an orientation program for C.N.A.'s and licensed nurses that focuses on policies and procedures of the Skilled Nursing Facility, C.N.A.'s/licensed nurses job duties, competency skills and State and Federal regulations.
  • Implements an on-going evaluation process of C.N.A.'s /licensed nurses and coordinates with D.O.N. for nursing personnel skill to ensure compliance with standards of practice.
  • Develops, monitors, and evaluates Infection Control practices. Works with other staff to ensure compliance with Infection Control practices and procedures. Maintains Infection Control Log.
  • Assists and performs tuberculosis testing including documentation for campus staff either at date of hire or annually.
  • Evaluates and plans in-service training programs to address areas where the facility received deficiencies during survey, complaint visits, or as identified as part of the on-going Quality Assurance Program.
  • Assists in monitoring and overall supervision of main dining areas assigned: resident living area rounds; resident hygiene/care/resident room safety, shower program, toileting program, and appropriateness and completeness of Activities of Daily Living (ADL) documentation.
  • Ensures scheduling of qualified and adequate numbers of C.N.A.'s to meet resident care need on a 24-hour basis. Responsible for C.N.A. monthly and daily schedule.
  • Attends mandatory in-service meetings; be aware of changes in health and safety regulations and changes in employee policies and emergency procedures.
  • Responds to community member's concerns and complaints in a timely manner in coordination with the Director of Nursing/SNF Administrator.
Job Specification:
  • Part-time requiring a minimum of 26 hours/week (Full-time depending on other factors)
  • Valid California Registered Nurse license/Licensed Vocational Nurse license.
  • 1-year of long-term care experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of State and Federal regulations.
  • Must have current CPR certificate
  • High clinical competence.
  • Knowledge of and follow through with universal precautions.
Due to California State regulations we are required to have all of our applicants pass a Background Check, Physical, and a TB test.
I'm Interested

"Kudos to you for creating such a lovely oasis for all your residents"

– Tracy Allspaw