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The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society

Staff Development Coordinator

The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society - Rapid City, SD

Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided nearly 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a Christian environment. Show YOU care, join us today!Staff Development CoordinatorLocation: 7740 - GSS New Underwood412 S MadisonNew Underwood, South Dakota, 57761-0327United Statesplus 7790 - GSS St. Martin Village4825 Jericho WayRapid City, SD 57702Employment Type: Full-Time Hourly: 24.00 - 26.50 Shift: DayThe Staff Development Coordinator (SDC) will assure New Underwood & St. Martin Village Skilled Nursing staff receives sufficient training and orientation to perform their duties, dividing time between the two centers as needed. In most situations, the training requirements will be identical so efficiency will be gained by having the same person responsible for both facilities. The Staff Development Coordinator is one who supports staff performance but does not directly supervise or schedule staff. This position requires an individual who holds a SD RN license. The starting pay range is $24.00 - $26.50 per hour depending on experience. The work schedule is primarily Monday - Friday daytime hours, however, occasional after hours work may be needed to evaluate staff competency and provide needed training.Job Summary Orientation / Training: Assure staff receive sufficient training and orientation to perform their work duties. Develops / coordinates / assists with instruction in general orientation if appropriate. Assures all staff complete required orientation topics before their begin work in their department; assures all employees receive a comprehensive orientation that covers all required topics per GSS policy, procedures, orientation checklists and law, and assures that all employees training checklists and on-the-job orientation is completed within 30 days after starting work in their area. Assures all volunteers, students and other allied staff receive appropriate orientation. Verifies the skills and competency of staff on at least an annual basis. Planning: Assesses learning needs; proposes a staff education budget. Develops a written plan that addresses identified training needs. Establishes an annual calendar that includes all required GSS and federal and state mandated training topics / certification training. Communicates in-service / online training in advance. Utilizes lesson plans with measurable objectives for any instructor led educational offerings. Utilizes online courses as part of annual staff development calendar per the location's online training strategy. Administration / Implementation: Establishes / maintains a resource center and library of training materials; utilizes resource library through National Campus. Assists staff to locate materials. Develops or arranges training that is appropriate for adult learners; conducts / coordinates or makes all arrangements for training such as computer access, room, refreshments, speakers, audio/visual etc. Assures career lattice information is available to staff. Coordinates or tracks training in the Learning Center. Provides individuals and/or teams with direction, encouraging teamwork and collaboration. Coaches and mentors staff to ensure that training is applied. Trains others to coach and mentor knowledge and skills. Monitors and reports on annual training compliance throughout the year. Evaluation: Evaluates training by gathering staff input regarding quality of training offered, implementing/maintaining system to assess training effectiveness and outcome measurements. Provides at least a quarterly report to CQI on Staff Development and training compliance.QualificationsMinimum of one year background in working with older adults or long-term health care is highly preferred; ideal candidate is a licensed nurse or college graduate in human resources, education, or related field with a commitment to ongoing education. Must be self-motivated, extremely organized and have good planning abilities. Knowledge of state and federal regulations is highly desired. Primary Responsibilities:
Develop annual training calendar, ensuring compliance to all regulations
Coordinate and document regulation-required in-service training, conducting the training during staff meetings as appropriate, or arranging for alternate trainer
Stay up-to-date on training requirements by participating in National Campus forums, webinars, etc.
Participate in monthly quality and safety meetings
Ensure Safe Resident Handling program activities are properly documented
Work with Directors of Nursing and other leaders to identify knowledge gaps and address accordingly
Where training is needed for specific Resident care issues, develop plan to provide training and ensure competency
Develop plan for job-specific training requirements for new staff, create written training tools (e.g., handouts, checklists), establish expectations of trainer, and delegate new staff training accordingly
Verify skills and competencies of staff annually, or as required
Communicate with staff member's supervisor regarding observations or compliance issues
Conduct or coordinate Nursing Assistant and Medication Aide training courses
Coordinate clinical site details with Instructors for Nursing Assistant or Nursing students
Participate in recruitment efforts as available (class room presentations, nurse-specific job fairs, etc.)
Good Samaritan Society New Underwood (38 beds) is located in a small community 18 miles East of Rapid City on I-90 while St. Martin Village (30-beds) is located in Northwest Rapid City. We provide loving long-term care and rehabilitation services in a Resident-centered environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status.req8909All qualified applicants will recieve consideration for employment without regard to gender, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other protected status.

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The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society


Staff Development Coordinator The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society - Rapid City, SD, United States


Location: Rapid City, SD

Company Profile:
From its beginnings in a six-room rented house in rural North Dakota to becoming the nation’s largest not-for-profit provider of senior care and services, The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society has always been guided by its mission of sharing God’s love in word and deed.