Covenant Care - Resource Center

  • Director of Staff Development (DSD)

    Job Locations US-NV-Las Vegas
    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/11/2019 7:07 PM)
    Job ID
    Silver Ridge Healthcare Center
  • Overview

    Covenant Care was founded in 1994 by healthcare industry professionals who wanted to create a company that would exceed customer expectations through quality care. Through modest and focused growth, 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.


    We have created an environment where all of our employees interact with all Covenant Care patients, residents, family members and employees, in a manner that demonstrates genuine human caring. We have chosen the concept of family relationships and interactions to describe this human caring. As an employee of Covenant Care during our daily work is done in a manner that exemplifies the Covenant Care Mission: "We are family serving families."


    To learn more about Covenant Care and our recent successes, please click on the following link to view our Quality Report. By selecting the ‘green dots’ you can view the embedded videos of our happy residents and patients and hear their stories!



    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.
    • In-house CEU’s.

    Covenant Care is an equal opportunity employer.


    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 / 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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