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Infection Prevention Nurse RN - Staff Development Coordinator

Company: Horizon Health and Rehabilitation Center
Location: North Las Vegas
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

This is a dual role - Infection Prevention/ Staff DevelopmentDUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Identify, investigate, report, prevent and control of infections and communicable diseases within the organization, including both healthcare associated infections and community-acquired infections Be knowledgeable of CDC guidelines and definitions of healthcare associated infections (HAIs), accrediting organization standards, federal and state regulations and national guidelines. Collaborate with facility Leadership and healthcare providers responsible for inpatient and outpatient departments and services, as well as non-patient care support staff, i.e., Plant Operations and Environmental Services staff Assist with in-service programs related to infection prevention and control Participates in the organization performance improvement programQUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: Must be a licensed RN in good standing with the state (as required) Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred. Specialized training in Infection Prevention and Control within last three (3) years; evidence of pertinent continuing education minimally every two (2) years. Minimum three (3) years experience in acute care and three (1) years in infection prevention and control. Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.BENEFITS:All of our employees are valued and receive a competitive hourly rate; full time team members are also offered a comprehensive benefit package which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance/ Flexible Spending Accounts Tuition Reimbursement Nursing Loan Repayment Programs 401(k) Paid Time Off DailyPay option available Get your pay, when you need it. Purchasing Power - online purchase/payroll deduction Tickets at Work - entertainment ticket discounts Employee Assistance Plan - easy-to-use services to help with everyday challenges of life (available for all employees and their families) Helping Friends Foundation - our employees hardship/crisis fund MetLife Auto and Home Insurance - employee discount available payroll deduction In-facility education programs and moreHorizon Health Rehabilitation Center- 660 S. Martin L King Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89106Horizon Health and Rehabilitation Center is 138-bed skilled nursing facility, licensed by the State of Nevada, providing both long-term and short-term care. Our team at Horizon Health and Rehabilitation Center strives to provide patients with an optimal level of care based on their physician's orders. The goal is always to help our patients improve, and move to the next appropriate level of care - whether thats skilled nursing care, home health services or a return to home without further services.Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Vets/Disabled. Drug-free/Smoke-free work environment.

Keywords: Horizon Health and Rehabilitation Center, North Las Vegas , Infection Prevention Nurse RN - Staff Development Coordinator, Other , North Las Vegas, Nevada

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