Job Description

Job Title: Staff Development/ Infection Control Coordinator
Job ID: 626810
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: Nursing Administ
Location: 5701 Phillips Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15217


Are you a motivated and compassionate experienced Registered Nurse with a special place in your heart for the older geriatric population? Are you looking for an opportunity to grow your nursing career and expand your leadership skills? If you are searching for an opportunity to have variety in your day and to be challenged as a nurse, Heritage Place could be the perfect fit for you.


As the Staff Development/Infection Control Coordinator, you will be responsible for the coordination and management of all nursing department education including nursing staff development, Certified Nursing Assistant trainee classes, and mandatory in-services. You will assist with setting the standards for the level and quality of care by leading the planning, implementation, and evaluation of education to enhance the knowledge and skills of caregivers.


  • Actively engages in clinical development and/or RN residency program for new hires. 
  • Requests opportunities to learn safe, accountable and autonomous practice from more experienced nurses. 
  • Seeks, accepts and utilizes performance feedback from peers, preceptors and unit/department Leaders as a learning opportunity and to improve practice. 
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm for continuous learning and identifies and creates a plan for the continuation of learning and development. 
  • Identifies patient and family needs for education and provides basic education to support the episode of care. 
  • Seeks professional development and involvement through membership in a professional nursing organization and/or reading professional literature on a regular basis.
  • Applies basic nursing knowledge and skills within the framework of Relationship Based Care, using the nursing process to meet the clinical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of the patient and family. 


  • Minimum 3 years of nursing experience required, 1 of which must be in long-term care
  • Bachelors degree in Nursing required 
  • Masters in nursing or education preferred 
  • Relevant education/training experience required

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Teaching the Educator (TTE) certification required within 6 months of hire
  • Certified in Infection Control (CIC) certification required within 4 years of hire 
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act
  • Registered Nurse

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Salary Range: $27.54 to $46.49

Union Position: No

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