Perform duties within the scope of practice as defined by the North Carolina Nurse Practice Act. The function of a Registered Nurse serving as Administrative Nurse/Staff Development Coordinator is independent, and includes but is not limited to the following: responsible for various administrative functions, responsible for initial and ongoing staff development, and responsible for implementation of the New Employee Orientation Program.
- Assists Nurse Mentors in various administrative functions, including but not limited to the MDS process, charting, audits, etc.
- Works with the Social Worker to plan, coordinate and conduct the admissions process.
- Collaborates and assists all members of the interdisciplinary team to achieve the resident’s optimum level of functioning with the provision of best practices.
- Serves in Households/Clinic in the absence of a Nurse Mentor.
- Serves in Households for RN coverage as needed.
- Promotes safety awareness for both residents, employees, and visitors.
- Attends and participates in household team meetings, Community Council, Nursing and other team meetings.
- Plans, develops and coordinates and/or provides mandatory and elective in-service education and functions as a resource person for nursing staff members seeking continuing education for themselves or their employees.
- Develops and maintains a training database on all employees, including content, attendance, dates of training and deadlines for completion of required items.
- Provides and maintains documentation of annual continuing education for Certified Nursing Assistants in accordance with North Carolina DHHS regulatory requirements.
- Plans, develops, and coordinates New Employee Orientation Program for new employees.
- Adheres to OSHA guidelines related to bloodborne pathogens, personal protective equipment and exposure procedures when applicable.
- Serves on Scotia Village Choice Living Community Council and assures that employees have opportunities to understand culture change and to learn the skills to work successfully with interdisciplinary self-led teams as appropriate.
- Serves on committees and action teams as requested.
- Perform other duties as necessary and in compliance with the scope of practice.
Must have good verbal/written/electronic communications skills. Requires full range of body motion including, bending, stooping, prolonged standing and walking. Must be able to lift educational supplies and transport to training site.
Education, Training, and Experience:
Associate Degree in Nursing with an unencumbered NC or multistate RN license. The ideal candidate must be able to communicate effectively with residents, families, staff, community officials, state officials, and the general public. Prefer previous experience in long term care.
Job Type: Full-time
- Staff Development: 1 year (Preferred)
- Long term care: 1 year (Preferred)
- NC or Multistate Nursing (Required)