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Infection Control and Staff Development Nurse

Company: Guardian Healthcare
Location: Altoona
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Guardian Healthcare is scouting for an Infection Control and Staff Development Nurse at Guardian Healthcare Altoona. Do you enjoy providing hands on teaching opportunities? Do you thrive in a supportive and rewarding environment and want to make a significant difference in the lives of elderly members in your community? If so, please read on!This position offers competitive pay and flexible scheduling. We also provide excellent full time benefits that include health, dental, vision, life insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid vacation, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and more! Plus, we provide a great work environment and lots of advancement opportunities. If this sounds like the right step for you, apply now!Never wait for a paycheck again! Guardian Healthcare employees can sign up for DailyPay on day one!DAY IN THE LIFE AS AN INFECTION CONTROL AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT NURSEIn this dual role, as a Staff Development Nurse at our elder care facility you will partner with the Director of Nursing and Medical Director. You will be responsible for providing hands on training for our nursing team. This involves being accountable for decreasing the incidence and transmission of infectious diseases between residents, staff, visitors and the community.As an Infection Control Preventionist Nurse at our elder care facility you will partner with the Director of Nursing and Medical Director. You will be responsible for providing hands on training for our nursing team. This involves being accountable for decreasing the incidence and transmission of infectious diseases between residents, staff, visitors and the community. You are responsible for implementing and monitoring policies and procedure of the facility which include hands on training.You are responsible for implementing and monitoring policies and procedure of the facility which include hands on training. You ensure that all monthly nursing education it completed by staff and help orient new employees. Most importantly, you will go home knowing that you made a difference in the lives of others!QUALIFICATIONS

  • Licensed as an RN
  • Previous experience in a long term care facility
  • Previous staff development experienceDo you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills? Are you patient and emotionally mature? Are you open to constructive feedback? Can teach yet also collaborate as a team player? If so, you might just be perfect to join our skilled nursing team as an Infection Control and Staff Development Nurse!ABOUT GUARDIAN HEALTHCAREGuardian Healthcare is both our name and our philosophy.We strive to make Service and People the pillars that set us apart in the delivery of skilled nursing and rehabilitation services in our communities.Guardian Healthcare is a privately owned Healthcare Organization providing services to communities in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Today, Guardian provides care in skilled nursing, personal care, and independent living unit settings. Guardian also operates ancillary divisions to provide pharmacy and rehabilitation services. These divisions were formed to provide excellent support to our patients' communities and neighbors in the surrounding areas.ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR SKILLED NURSING TEAM?We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be the right for this caring, hands-on position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!Guardian Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. Guardian Healthcare's management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs and general treatment during employment. Guardian Healthcare complies with the requirements of the CMS Interim Final Rule, effective 1/27/2022, requiring mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations, or CMS required allowance for exemption, for workers in hospitals and most health care settings.

Keywords: Guardian Healthcare, Altoona , Infection Control and Staff Development Nurse, Healthcare , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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