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Staff Development Coordinator - RN

Company: Erickson Living
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Situated on 120 beautiful acres in Silver Spring, Maryland, Riderwood is the largest continuing care retirement community in the United States. We're part of a growing network of communities managed by Erickson Living, a national provider of senior living and health care with campuses in 11 states-and growing.

Riderwood is looking for everyday heroes who want to make a real impact in the lives of seniors. If you're ready to take your career to new heights, join us. In addition to a rewarding career, you'll enjoy an industry-leading total rewards package that includes a competitive salary, an impressive package of health and dental benefits, paid time off and volunteer hours, tuition reimbursement, 401(k) with employer contribution, opportunities for career growth and advancement, and much more!

Riderwood in Silver Spring, MD is looking for a Nurse Educator, RN for our Continuing Care facility. The Nurse Educator, also known as the Staff Development Coordinator, is responsible for coordinating and ensuring on-boarding of all new staff within Continuing Care (skilled nursing, assisted living, memory care and long term care), as well as providing clinical education to our employees. The Nurse Educator partners with the clinical leaders and members of the Interdisciplinary Team to assist with professional development programs and orientation.

How you will make an impact:

  • Collaborate with clinical leaders and other Interdisciplinary Team members to providing required in-service training to new & existing employees
  • Coordinate designated non-clinical sessions and clinical aspects of new general orientation as well as ongoing training for the Continuing care staff.
  • Assist Continuing Care department directors to organize and present instruction in a manner which meets needs the adult learner
  • Oversee and assist in the development and implementation of staff development plans
  • Assist with ongoing professional development of licensed and non-licensed staff through in-service and continuing education programs.
  • Assist in identifying education trends monthly and provide on-going education sessions as identified by trends
  • Maintain and communicate monthly staff development program calendars, create training agendas to include contacting various vendors for support and certification for clinical team members.
  • Maintain functional employee in-service compliance records and provides monthly reports to managers and DON
  • Work with staff to complete all required annual education & training and documents. Maintain proper documentation of all orientation and in-service training according to federal, state and local regulations
  • Integrate and communicate organization's mission throughout all educational events.
  • Participates in the Quality Assurance / Performance Improvement (QA/PI) process

What we offer:

  • A "career for life" approach to professional and personal development for our greatest asset, our employees.
  • Onsite wellness visits and sick care available for all employees over 18 years of age
  • Tuition reimbursement, certification reimbursement and student loan refinancing partnership programs are available.
  • Clinical leadership development opportunities
  • Full complement of geriatric medical specialists and physicians onsite

What is required:

  • Graduate of a Registered Nurse degree program of college or university
  • BS in Nursing/Education is preferred
  • Basic computer skills required including experience with Microsoft Office, internet and web applications, Power Point, Excel and Visio
  • Experience with electronic medical record preferred

Erickson Living, its affiliates, and managed communities are Equal Opportunity Employers and are committed to providing a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state or local law

Keywords: Erickson Living, Silver Spring , Staff Development Coordinator - RN, Other , Silver Spring, Maryland

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