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AHD LTC Staff Development Specialist

Company: Alameda Health System
Location: Concord
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY: The AHD LTC Staff Development Specialist administers and plans the facility nurse assistant training and

education programs implemented by this facility in accordance with current federal, state guidelines and AHS

policy. The incumbent is responsible for the facility orientation program and supervises the clinical activities of

CNA's either directly or in collaboration with the shift nurses. Performs related duties as required.
DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees


in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level.


Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual in the classification.
1. Orients all new employees to the facility in accordance with policy; ensure that all training is completed in

accordance with state, federal and compliance requirements.


2. Monitors employee performance and takes necessary action for compliance issues; develops and

conducts an orientation program for new, rehired and contract employees; provides hands on clinical

orientation and instruction to licensed and unlicensed staff; conducts or coordinates new employee job

training, and CPR training; assesses resident needs in relation to staff abilities and designed appropriate

training programs.
3. Works with the Director, Long Term Care Operations to ensure clinical competency of nursing staff

through observed skills evaluation; ensures educational curriculum in the facility meets or exceeds state,

federal and accreditation requirements; plans and conducts state and federally required in-service

programs.
4. Plans, implements, direct and evaluate the education program in the facility based on identified resident

needs, staff needs, government regulations and company policy; recruits outside vendors to provide up

to date education programs; evaluates residents and staff training needs, and provides leadership with

comprehensive recommendations concerning the educational/training needs of certified nursing

assistants.
6. Plans, schedules and posts a monthly calendar of education programs in a timely manner; maintains

current education records of classes conducted, attendance and clinical performances of each nursing

assistant, as well as training attendance records of other staff; maintains current education profile for

each CAN, listing each class attended, date, time period and evaluation of performance; prepares lesson

plan containing objectives, course content, method of instruction and method of evaluation for each class

scheduled and completed.


7. Ensures continued competency of the CNA's through quality assurance activities; provides one-on-one

demonstration, practice, and supervision of all CNA's at least annually to monitor and provide support.




8. Observes and teaches the facility infection control policies and procedures and residents' rights to all

employees; observes and teaches the company safety policies and procedures to CNA's; assumes

responsibility for obtaining continuing education relating to the care of the resident and nursing

education.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or related field.

Minimum Experience: Five years of progressive work experience in long term care, this includes two

years experience in planning, implementing and managing education programs for adults in the nursing field.

Minimum Experience: Prior supervisory/people management experience.

REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATION: Valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California.

Valid certification as a Director of Staff Development in the State of California.
Park Bridge
PB Hospital Administration
Full Time
Varies
Nursing
FTE: 1

Keywords: Alameda Health System, Concord , AHD LTC Staff Development Specialist, Other , Concord, California

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