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  • Director of Staff Development (DSD)

    Job Locations US-CA-Long Beach
    Posted Date 5 days ago(10/11/2018 5:37 PM)
    Job ID
    Royal Care Skilled Nursing Center
  • Overview

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    Royal Care Skilled Nursing Center in Long Beach, CA is looking for an experienced DIRECTOR OF STAFF DEVELOPMENT (DSD) to be a part of our team.


    Royal Care provides both short-term rehabilitation and long-term care at the highest standards. We provide comprehensive skilled nursing care using state-of-the-art medical equipment and progressive treatment plans promoting quality care. 


    We have a strong interdisciplinary care team made up of nursing staff, therapist(s), resident dietician, activities and social services develop a customized plan of care that addresses specific care needs and therapy goals necessary for the resident.


    This position is to work on a FULL TIME basis on the DAY shift.



    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.


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    Our Covenant Care employees approach each day with our philosophy that "We Are Family Serving Families". This simple statement embodies our culture and surrounds all that we do from daily interactions with our patients to how we treat our patients, families and co-workers.


    Covenant Care was founded in 1994 and our "Family" has grown to include over 8,000 healthcare professionals in over 55 healthcare and rehabilitation centers. We care for over 4,000 residents and patients in our facilities, which are located in California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Nebraska, Nevada, and Ohio. We take pride in the fact that we have sent over 8,000 patients home or to a more independent-living care setting over the last year.



    We reward our employees’ contributions to our success by offering competitive compensation and benefits. A highlight of the many employee benefits available at Covenant Care includes:

    • Covenant Care pays the majority of employee medical coverage.
    • You pay less for benefits as contributions for medical, dental, and vision are pre-tax deductions.
    • Company-paid holidays.
    • Company-paid vacation with an increased benefit based on years of service.
    • Company-paid sick days per year.
    • Company-paid life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance.
    • Company-paid time off to attend the funeral of an immediate family member.
    • 401(k) Retirement Savings Account.
    • Tuition Reimbursement.

    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 / Licensed Practicing Nurse (LVN / LPN) in working State.
    • 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.
    • Must be able to speak, read, and write the English language in a understandable manner.

    Preferred Requirements

    • Associate's Degree preferred.


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