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Registered Nurse Sr - Staff Development Coordinator, IDVS

Posting Begin Date: 2024/01/30
Posting End Date: 2024/05/31
Category: Nursing
Sub Category: Health Services
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Post Falls, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 42.00
Maximum Salary: 45.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

Idaho Division of Veterans Services- Caring for America's Heroes

This position will remain open until filled; the posting will be taken down once a candidate is selected. 

The Idaho Division of Veterans Services (IDVS) is recruiting for a full-time Staff Development Coordinator at the State Veterans Home in Post Falls.

The successful candidate will be a Registered Nurse Sr., who identifies and prioritizes the facility's educational needs in an effort to take proper care for the residents and meet regulatory compliance.


Example of Duties:

  • Work closely with the facility's leaders in developing a training plan that addresses all regulatory requirements and develop educational calendars in accordance with the plan.
  • Plan, schedule, conduct, and oversee orientation programs for all personnel.
  • Develop, schedule, and direct refresher training, as necessary, for all employees. Track attendance/completion of training to ensure that all required training is received by all employees in a timely manner.
  • Review educational content to ensure the information reflects current standards of practice and facility policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with department managers for developing competencies required for meeting resident's needs. Assist with evaluating competencies, depending on the knowledge-based, technical, or behavioral nature of the competency.
  • Schedule trainings with flexibility to ensure limited disruption of resident care, and ample opportunity for staff to attend. 
  • Maintain all training records, reports, instructional materials, and speaker qualifications related to each educational program.
  • Certified CPR instructor.
  • Interviewing and hiring nursing staff.
  • Nursing light duty assessor.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 Performs professional nursing care that may include:

  • Client assessment
  • Care plan development
  • Health education
  • Clinical activities
  • Case management
  • Direct nursing services
  • Charge nurse responsibilities



  • Licensed as a Professional or Registered Nurse in Idaho as defined by Idaho Code 54-1408 or state licensure as a Registered Nurse pursuant to the Nurse Licensure Compact, Idaho Code 54-1418, in one of the following compact states: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, or Wisconsin
  • Experience performing nursing assessments and developing and implementing care plans.


  • Good knowledge of occupational injury prevention programs
  • Good knowledge of environmental contaminants, exposure pathways, and health effects associated with environmental exposure
  • Experience developing and delivering health education services and materials
  • Certification to teach CPR

 EEO Disclaimer:

  • The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. 
  •  The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].
  •  Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. 

Supplemental Questions:

  • All responses to supplemental questions must be supported in the work history, resume, and/or education portion of your application.


  • The Idaho Division of Veterans Services requires applicants to pass a criminal history background investigation after a conditional offer of employment.