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Staff Development - Infection Preventionist RN

Company: ProMedica Senior Care
Location: Pequea
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:


ProMedica Skilled Nursing and Rehab -- York South in York, PA Has a Staff Development Infection - Preventionist Opportunity!

ProMedica Senior Care provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation therapy.

The Staff Development - Infection Preventionist RN acts as center's resource for quality systems, clinical practice guidelines, specialty programs, regulations and enforcement, and clinical safe business practices. Responsible to assess the training needs of nursing staff and to develop, implement, evaluation and document staff development programs including orientation, In-Service, and Continuing Education Programs for nursing department personnel. This role functions within the scope of the state's Nurse Practice Act for R.N. licensure. A registered licensed nurse designated to act as the coordinator of an infection prevention and control program to oversee the general application of the infection control guidelines.

Staff Development Responsibilities

Oversees implementation and documentation of the orientation plan for nursing staff and contractors

Oversees nursing assistant education including teaching/managing CNA classes; ensures in-service content meets regulatory requirement and individual needs

Collaborates with leadership and assists in planning, coordinating and conducting training related to federal, state, local and company requirements

Serves as facility liaison to approved student affiliations - provides orientation of students to facility and clinical processes; communicates with instructor regarding student observations; validates students' compliance with facility prerequisites

Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Responsibilities

Provides ongoing education related to the quality managment system and quality improvement initiatives to facility staff

Initiates and monitors performance improvement plans in the quality management system

Participates in clinical risk identification, planning, process improvement initiatives

Infection Prevention Responsibilities

Reviews, analyzes data, and reports infection control trends through the use of an electronic surveillance system

Assists in identification of infection control issues and conducts both process and outcome monitoring

Coordinates and monitors monthly departmental infection control rounds processes

Coordinates outbreak investigations with the director of nursing and medical director

Provides monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Committee

Assists in the review of infection prevention and control policies, program and procedures

In return for your expertise, you'll enjoy excellent training, industry-leading benefits and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow. Be a part of the team leading the nation in healthcare.


581 - ProMedica Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation - York South - York, PA

Educational Requirements

Licensed as an RN as required by state law; BSN preferred

Position Requirements

One year of teaching experience; Demonstrated ability and presentation experience in training of adults and group dynamics; One year of long-term care teaching experience and working knowledge of clinical nursing practices and job functions of nursing home employees, preferred.

Keywords: ProMedica Senior Care, Reading , Staff Development - Infection Preventionist RN, Healthcare , Pequea, Pennsylvania

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