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Staff Development Director, Sonora, CA

Organization: Avalon Health Care
Category: Director
Location: Sonora, CA
Date Job Posted: September 25, 2020
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Staff Development Director


Avalon Health Care is Seeking a Staff Development Director to Join our Outstanding Team!

Come join our incredible new leadership team as our Staff Development Director! We offer great opportunities to advance your nursing career, great support from the facility and regional leadership teams, competitive wages and benefits, and more!

Our Sonora facility is a 210-bed skilled nursing facility in the beautiful hills of California near Yosemite National Park and Stansilaus National Forrest.


The Staff Development Director is responsible to plan and implement facility orientation, job skills training, in-service education and a Certification Training Program (if applicable) for the nursing assistants as required by regulations.


  • Manage Training
  • Orientation and Job Skills
  • In-service Education



  • Must be a qualified licensed RN in good standing and currently licensed by the State in which employed.
  • Completion of post-secondary education or otherwise able to read, write and follow oral and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job.
  • Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents and families and to work cooperatively with other employees.
  • Basic computer knowledge and ability with an aptitude to learn company software.
  • Must meet all local health regulations, and pass post-employment physical exam if required. This requirement also includes drug screening, criminal background investigation, and reference inquiry.

Must have one of the following:

  • Must have one year full-time experience as a licensed nurse providing direct resident care in a long term healthcare facility in addition to one year of experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in the field of nursing; or
  • Two years of full time experience as a licensed nurse, at least one year of which must be in the provision of direct resident care in a nursing facility and within six (6) months of employment, and prior to teaching a certification program, the Director of Staff Development must obtain a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education in nursing courses in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in nursing.


Avalon Health Care Management, Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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