In-Service Coordinator in 4830 Kennett Pike, Wilmington DE 19807 at Country House

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Join our team at Acts Retirement-Life Communities! Acts has been setting the standard for excellence in senior retirement living since 1972, with a vision founded in faith and guided by a commitment to integrity and loving kindness.

Summary Statement:

Develops, implements and evaluates orientation programs for new nursing personnel, Develops, implements and evaluates educational in-service programs for all nursing personnel to comply with State, Corporate and Medical Facility needs. Consults with Nursing Home Administer (NHA)/Director of Nursing (DON) on State and Federal mandatory in-services.

Essential Job Functions

• Develops, implements, evaluates, and conducts orientation programs for all new Nursing employees, including Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Nursing Assistants.
• Conducts facility orientation for all new employees (i.e. hand washing procedures, infection control, OSHA regulations).
• Assesses, develops, schedules, implements, and evaluates educational in-service programs to meet State, Corporate and facility's individual needs.
• In-services all staff and department heads on mandated programs.
• Orients and evaluates employees on all three shifts, as needed.
• Maintains records of all in-service and orientation meeting.
• Coordinates twelve (12) month in-service calendars with input from NHA and DON, to include:
• Mandatory required in-services per Federal/State Regulations
• Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy/Speech Therapy
• Podiatry, Dental
• Other contractual services
• Provides continuing education in-services to fulfill mandatory requirements for CNA certification.
• Maintains up-to-date knowledge of nursing care practices and educational resources and procedures.
• Attends and participated in department head meetings and Quality Assurance meetings.
• Assesses and evaluated the quality of nursing care and schedules in-services with the staff in areas that need revision/improvement.
• Reviews Minimum Data Set (MDS) assessment and quarterly assessment for completion and verification of information with follow through to card plan conference.
• Provides annual OSHA in-services to all employees.
• Keeps informed of all new Federal and State rules and regulations.
• Assists the DON in the job performance evaluation of nursing assistants.
• If assigned functions as a staffing coordinator and performs the following:
• Assists the DON in the interviewing, hiring, evaluating, disciplining, and if necessary termination of nursing personnel.
• Maintains and completes nursing schedules for all nursing personnel
• Communicated staffing needs and concerns to the DON
• Organizes and maintains nursing personnel employee files
• Reviews employee time cards for accuracy and completeness.
• Completes payroll every two weeks.
• May perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Critical Skills and Knowledge Necessary

• Comprehensive knowledge of principles of nursing care, and State, Federal and Corporate guidelines governing long-term care
• Effective oral and written communication skills in English
• Proficient Teaching Skills

The critical skills and knowledge required to successfully perform the functions of the position are normally obtained thru the completion of a state issued Registered Nurse license, a minimum of two years experience in in-service education and/or delivery of patient care, preferably in Geriatric and Medical/Surgical Nursing, and current or eligible for certification in Cardia/Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Intravenous Therapy. On the job training of ..................will be required to learn [example: the specific computer programs and company procedures].

Physical Demands

• Lifting 50 pounds and carrying 10-20 pounds for short distances, weights greater that 50 pounds require assistance from co-worker or use of assistance device
• Standing and/or walking frequently and sitting occasionally
• Able to work with both hands independently or together
• Simple grasping, pushing/pulling occasionally
• Reaching below knees to above head
• Bending, Kneeling and squatting occasionally
• Twisting and turning upper torso occasionally
• Talking and hearing in person and on telephone
• Clear speaking voice
• Sense of smell
• Near and far acuity

Environmental Conditions

• Inside 100%
• Hazards -- Blood Borne Pathogens and Infectious Diseases