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Director of Staff Development (DSD) / Staff Development Coordinator

Executive Search Solutions
Los Angeles, California, United States
March 15, 2019

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Director of Staff Development (DSD) / Staff Development Coordinator – Los Angeles, CA

We have a new employment opportunity for an experienced Director of Staff Development (DSD) / Staff Development Coordinator in a quality Nursing Home / Skilled Nursing Facility located in Los Angeles, California.

Director of Staff Development responsibilities:

• Provides necessary orientation, educational and learning opportunities within a supportive environment that will assist personnel in gaining knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to perform assigned duties safely and effectively.

• Monitors the activities of nursing personnel to ensure quality care that complies with state, federal and corporate standards.

• Directs the infection prevention and control program and its activities in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern such programs.

• Models a positive and professional image that emulates the organization’s mission and encourages a spirit of cooperation with co-workers.

• Provides assistance to co-workers and promotes teamwork by sharing information useful to achieving desired results.

• Ensures that all residents are treated fairly, with kindness, dignity, and respect, and their rights are protected at all times.

• Utilizes regulations, policies, procedures and job descriptions to define, plan, implement and evaluate learning opportunities.

• Serves in mentoring capacity to CNAs and RNAs.

Director of Staff Development qualifications:

• 1-3 years’ experience providing direct care to multiple patients/residents preferred; previous experience as Charge Nurse in Skilled Nursing environment desirable; supervisory experience preferred.

• Nursing degree from accredited college or graduation from approved RN or LVN program required.

• Current unencumbered license to practice as a Licensed Vocational Nurse Licensed Practical Nurse (LVN / LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) in California.

• Current, valid CPR certification

• Knowledge of, or training in, adult learning or previous training experience preferred.

The chosen Director of Staff Development will encourage the personal well-being and professional growth of all employees while ensuring current training and continuing education for the nursing team. Prior experience as a DSD within LTC required.

Please click apply now, email resume to Tony Perry at, or fax resume to 877-685-8779 to be considered for this Nursing Home Staff Development Coordinator position in Los Angeles, California. We look forward to hearing from you!