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Staff Development / Infection Control Coordinator

  • Job ID: 007418994
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: SLCCP-Cranberry Place
  • Department: Nursing Administration
  • Location: 5 St Francis Way, Cranberry Township PA 16066
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $28.16 to $46.89 / hour

Description

Cranberry Place is hiring a Staff Development/Infection Control Coordinator (SD/ICC)!  If you are a nurse who is passionate about education and training, we invite you to apply today!
 
Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of care to seniors in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Communities has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our residents and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. 
 
Make a true impact at our senior living facilities, where you’ll have the confidence that your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every day. 
 
 


Responsibilities:

 

 

  • 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
  • Communicates effectively, both verbally and in documentation
  • Demonstrates critical thinking in the identification of clinical, social, safety, spiritual issues within the episode of care
  • Learns to incorporate national professional organization as well as business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality and satisfaction
  • Formulates a plan of care and daily goals that consider individual patient needs
  • Demonstrates initiative and seeks formal and informal opportunities to improve clinical practice
  • Seeks guidance and asks questions to continuously improve nursing practice
  • Creates a caring and compassionate patient-focused experience by building healing relationships with patient, families and colleagues
  • Identifies ethical situations within patient care or within the workplace and seeks assistance
  • Professionally accepts assignments that gradually increase patient load and complexity
  • Demonstrates accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care
  • Makes recommendations for the improvement of clinical care and the health of the workplace and welcomes and participates in change initiatives
  • Leads by investing and building healthy relationships among colleagues and other disciplines
  • Shows the ability to set priorities and demonstrates an understanding of shared governance and begins participating at the unit level
  • Begins to serve as an engaged member of a team supporting colleagues in service to patients and families and may participate in task forces or other initiatives
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all members of the health care team
  • Begins to demonstrate awareness of cultural diversity, horizontal violence and impairment in the health professions
  • Serves as a professional role model, leader, and clinical resource, maintaining visibility and approachability
  • Participates in system, local, regional and/or State professional organizations/clinical councils to promote personal professional growth and development and facilitate the implementation/integration of new/revised evidence-based practices and policies
  • Actively engages in clinical development and/or RN residency program for new hires

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of nursing experience required, 1 of which must be in LTC Bachelor's 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 hireCPR or BLS within 30 days of beginning employment.CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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