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  • Director of Staff Development (DSD)

    Job Locations US-CA-Mountain View
    Posted Date 7 days ago(7/9/2018 11:52 AM)
    Job ID
    Grant Cuesta Sub-acute and Rehabilitation Center
  • Overview


    Grant Cuesta Sub-Acute and Rehabilitation Center, located in Mountain View near San Jose, CA is looking for an experiened Director of Staff Development to join our team! 


    We offer 24-hour skilled nursing and rehabilitation therapy services with experienced staff dedicated to treating our residents with dignity and respect. Our nursing and rehab care assist individuals in regaining their highest level of independence, improve their current abilities, and making their stay as comfortable as possible. Our nursing home offers everything from physical therapy, occupational therapy, post-acute care to Alzheimer’s care. 



    Grant Cuesta




    We have created a very supportive team within our facility. The schedule is Monday - Friday and the start time is a bit flexible. This is a great oppotunity to join our Bay are a team within the Covenant Care family.


    This is a great opportunity for you to learn to become a DSD as well.  We are willing to train if you are looking to grow your career.


    POSITION SUMMARY:  The primary purpose of this position is to lead and manage staff development process using available resources to ensure facility staff are competent, qualified, and function within legal, regulatory and company business objectives. 




    • Assist in planning, implementing, and evaluating facility staffing practices.
    • Support facility interviewing, hiring, disciplining, and termination practices.
    • Facilitate facility compliance with pre-employment screening activities as required.
    • Provide quality orientation for all new staff in accordance with regulatory and company standards.
    • Maintain all personnel files as required by law, regulations, and company policies & procedures.
    • Proactively identify and act on opportunities to improve quality of care and regulatory compliance; Effectively participate regularly in QMP assessment and planning meetings or activities.

    Minimum Requirements

    • 2-3 years of clinical experience in long-term care preferred.
    • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in California.
    • Must have or obtain DSD certification as required per State regulations.
    • Must possess at a minimum, a high school diploma.
    • Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing training practices.
    • Experience working within a facility with union representation.

    Preferred Requirements

    • Associate's Degree.
    • Registered Nurse is ideal.


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