Chelsea Jewish Lifecare
  • Chelsea, MA, USA
  • $60,000-$70,000.00
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Staff Development Coordinator- Leonard Florence Center for Living

Full time, Monday- Friday, 1st shift

Be a part of the first and only Green House Ventilator Program in the Country! The award-winning Leonard Florence Center for Living Green House, is a revolutionary, state-of-the-art skilled nursing residence. The Center features a home-like environment with every modern convenience. Since it's opening in 2010, the Center has been recognized throughout the world as an innovative model of care for seniors. And now, in 2020, we have been chosen to implement a new vent unit expansion! The unit will be equipped with State of the Art Technology, from the Vent Unit, to the resident having the ability to operate all aspects of their environment remotely. The candidate will be provided a structured education plan to assist in their growth and development on Vent Care. Continuing Education will be ongoing and at the forefront of this Vent House Expansion. We will be accepting eager nurses, willing to learn and have the desire for professional growth. Wage scale will be highly competitive to what the


  • Competitive pay
  • Rewarding job within an outstanding and recognized organization
  • Great work environment
  • Opportunity for growth within the organization
  • Full Time eligible for medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid time off, vacation and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Inclusive company culture

Purpose of Position:

The primary purpose of this position is to assess the training needs of nursing department personnel and to develop, implement, evaluate and document staff development programs including General Orientation, Job Specific Orientation, In-Service, Dementia Training, and Continuing Education Programs of the department. The Staff Development Coordinator will act as the facility Infection Control Specialist, conducting facility audits, educating staff, and playing an intricate part in our Quality Assurance Performance Improvement Committee. Functions within the scope of the state's Nurse Practice Act for Licensure. The Staff Development Coordinator will multi-task, communicate effectively, problem solve, and work with the senior leadership team.

Position Summary:

The Staff Development Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Director of Nursing in planning, organizing, developing and directing the day-to-day functions of the department to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in determining staffing needs; screen, interview and orient new employees
  • Make written and oral reports/recommendations to the Director of Nursing as necessary concerning the operation of the nursing service department
  • Conduct facility audits and educate staff as the facilities Infection Control Specialist
  • Assist in developing methods and systems for coordination of nursing services with other resident services to insure the continuity of the residents' total regimen of care
  • Ensure that the competence and education of all staff members is assessed, maintained and improved continually
  • Coordinate all mandatory employee in-services
  • Develop, manage, and evaluate department policies and procedures in accordance with current rules and regulations
  • Participate in annual surveys
  • Maintain regulatory compliance in accordance with state and federal guidelines
  • Work in partnership with the Director of Nursing to ensure quality, person-centered care


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Current RN licensure for MA required
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Infection control knowledge and experience required
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and personnel
  • Ability to provide guidance and direction, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Previous management experience preferred
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