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Director of Staff Development (DSD)

Company: Meadows Ridge Care Center
Location: Fontana
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Director of Staff Development with an LVN License in the State of California to provide his or her leadership skills, and be responsible for orientation, in-service education and a Certification Training Program (if applicable) for the nurse assistants as required by Title 22 regulations. This individual will provide Human Resources administrative support to the facility with regards to the processing of Human Resources paperwork, and ensure compliance with state and federal regulatory mandates.
Director of Staff Development (DSD) Requirements:
The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years' experience in a SNF preferably a Skilled Nursing Facility environment
Licensed as a Vocational Nurse in California
Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 including Booster shots
Active DSD Certification
Employee must possess strong organization and multitasking skills, able to complete CNA scheduling, projections, and PPD and adjust staffing as needed
Must be able to manage employee files
Must be able to ensure that employee licenses and certifications are current
The ideal person will be able to complete all tasks in an extremely fast paced environment
Primary Director of Staff Development (DSD) Responsibilities:
Complies with the facility's attendance policy requiring regular, reliable, and punctual attendance
Confirms the validity of certificates for all CNAs, LVNs, RNs, RNAs, and RTs hired
Assures certificates contain all required information
Notifies all nursing staff of expired documents and renewals
Participates in CNA selection process, as requested
Creates and oversees daily schedules to ensure sufficient staff to enable proper coverage of resident care. Ensures schedule coverage for called-in absences
Maintains facility's personnel records per Title 22, Section 72533, (a), (b), and (c): ensuring files are up-to-date, orderly, and kept locked in a secure file cabinet
Processes documentation (performance reviews and disciplinary actions) and terminations of CNAs: responsibilities do not include actual employee relations, e.g., performance correction, termination, etc
Assisting all new employees with their new hire paperwork
Prepares/obtains and files lesson plans for all facility employee-training programs
Maintains a current schedule of all students and outside instructors who may be in the facility doing clinical training. Reviews all such students' records for history and physical and criminal screening
Ensures all nursing assistants complete DHS required orientation training during the first 40 hours of employment
Completes an orientation Skills Return Demonstration checklist on all new NAs and CNA showing they are competent to perform all direct patient care tasks. Retains appropriate documentation of completion in personnel files
Provides skill training to new staff in any deficient area noted before allowing the nursing assistant to perform the task with a resident
Plans and delivers all staff in-service addressing 10 mandatory topics annually using facility consultants where appropriate (See OCR Title 22, Chp. 3, 72517)
Schedules and delivers at least 24 hours of CNA in-service training annually to all shifts
Creates and distributes a monthly calendar of when in-service training will be available
Makes regular checks for competency of CNA skills performance, positive regard for residents, and developmental needs of direct care staff, and conducts a mini in-service immediately, if necessary
Retains, for four years, attendance records for all CNAs present at in-service classes. Makes available records of all classes attended when requested by a CAN for certificate renewal
Provides resources for licensed staff in-service in clinical skills development
Other Director of Staff Development (DSD) Responsibilities:
Prepares applications, for approval by DHS for DSD's, Orientation, in-service, Continuing Education, and CNA Certification Training
Prepares/submits DHS renewal applications
Provides program change information to DHS, when appropriate, within 30 days of the change
Performs daily rounds in facility to assess and identify resident problems/needs. Conducts staff in- services, when needed, to abate known problems
Attends stand-up daily
Monitors weekly body check process by Treatment Nurse to ensure timely performance. Monitors daily body check process by CNAs
Participates in the plan of correction after the DON and QA surveys
Participates in the internal quality assurance surveys
Performs other duties or functions as assigned by the DON and/or Administrator and/or DON
Supervises DSD Assistant if applicable
$35 - $38 / hour
Depending on a number of factors, including, but not limited to location, regularly scheduled work shift, knowledge, skills, experience, and expertise.

Keywords: Meadows Ridge Care Center, Fontana , Director of Staff Development (DSD), Executive , Fontana, California

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