Title: Director of Staff Education
Description: The Director of Staff Education develops and oversees hospital-wide training and education programs including clinical education and facilitating CEUs from accrediting bodies for various professional disciplines. The Director’s prime responsibility is the professional development of clinical staff through orientation and diverse educational programs. The Director is a dynamic and enthusiastic educator who is adept at working with staff at all levels of the behavioral health facility, from the direct care staff to the executive management team. Staff development at Bournewood is a collaborative effort and the Director guides hospital leadership and staff to meet the goal of having Bournewood be trauma-informed and person-centered. The Director is expected to support this goal through education and training and supervision.
Bournewood is committed to a philosophy and an environment of care in which we treat people with dignity, respect and mutuality; protect their rights; provide the best care possible; support them in returning to their natural communities; and include patients and families as partners in their treatment. Our philosophy stands for providing a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, families and staff in which restraint and seclusion are prevented through the use of a range of resources and tools. All Bournewood employees are educated in and support this philosophy. All candidates must be able and willing to promote the values of trauma-informed and patient-centered care. The Director of Staff Education, along with all clinical and administrative leadership, is expected to ensure that the trauma-informed approach to treatment is the foundation of all aspects of the hospital staff education and training.
Start Date: ASAP
Qualifications: Masters prepared RN; at least one year related educational experience; graduate of an accredited nursing program; at least five years of experience in behavioral health and substance abuse conditions; experience/knowledge of trauma-informed care best practices;
Essential Competencies: Knowledge of trauma informed care, bio-psychosocial factors, cultural and age related issues with various patient populations; ability to teach and supervise; public speaking; excellent interpersonal skills; outstanding organizational skills; and a talent for identifying training and educational needs and trends in the behavioral health field.
Location: Brookline, MA
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