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Infection Preventionist/Staff Development Coordinator

Company: Prestige Care-cascade
Location: Portland
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Our care team at Cascade Terrace strives every day to help patients reach optimal recovery. We boast an active transitional care program that is a wonderful solution for individuals who are stable and no longer require hospitalization, and who can benefit from an intensive program of rehabilitation and recovery. Our goal is to assist in the transition and recovery between hospital and home.Prestige is excited to offer a great medical plan with *low monthly premiums *for Full Time (32 hr+) Oregon Skilled Nursing Center employees and dependents!Oregon SNF Union Employees:* Employee Only: $35/month* Employee & Spouse: $70/month* Employee & Family: $105/monthOregon SNF Non-Union Employees:* Employee Only: $75/month* Employee & Spouse: $200/month* Employee & Family: $300/monthOur comprehensive benefit package includes:* A choice of health plans Kaiser Permanente or Regence BlueCross BlueShield* Coverage begins the first of the month after start date* Preventative care covered at 100% /Generic Rx covered at 100%/Office Visit Co-pay $20* Vision - VSP/Dental - Delta* Employer paid Life and AD&D* 401k w/company match* Employee Assistance Program* Paid Time Off Program/Paid holidays* Annual wage increases* Scholarship/Tuition reimbursementThe Infection Preventionist is responsible to plan, organize, develop, coordinate, and direct the infection control program and its activities in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations, and in partnership with the Administrator and Central Support clinical team.*ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES** Maintains knowledge of current regulations and standards of practice relevant to infection prevention and control.* Plans, organizes, implements, evaluates, coordinates, and directs the centers infection control program* Coordinates and monitors compliance with current CMS, CDC, OSHA, and local regulations, guidelines, and standards of practice concerning infection control and facilitates related training and education programs.* Coordinates and maintains team member and resident health programs including coordination of immunization and vaccination program.* Facilitates regular review of the infection control program and interprets infection control policies and procedures as necessary.* Leads the Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee. Reports on infection control trends and makes recommendations to the Center Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement committee.* Reviews and analyzes infectious disease reports and diagnostics. Confirms completion of all appropriate follow up, intervention, documentation, and reporting associated with infections occurring among residents and team members.*Education & Experience you need to qualify:** You need to have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Associate Degree in Nursing.* You must have an unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse in the state of practice.* Minimum of one year of nursing experience in acute or long-term care.* One year in a supervisory or management position with experience with staff development, training and scheduling preferred. Individual must be a team player, well organized, and flexible._EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED __Prestige is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics._Job Type: Full-timePay: $39.00 - $60.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* Geriatrics* Infectious Disease* Wound CareSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shiftWork Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Prestige Care-cascade, Portland , Infection Preventionist/Staff Development Coordinator, Other , Portland, Oregon

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