Providence Health & Services Registered Nurse Educator and Infection Control Nurse in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Registered Nurse Clinical Educator and Infection Control Nurse (Day Shift M-F NO weekends NO holidays, 1.0 FTE) to ProvidenceElderPlace in Seattle, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position youwill:

  • Have an opportunity to be a part of the ministry leadership - on the path to a leadership role

  • Develop, implement, deliver or coordinate, and evaluate educational programs to assure that staff demonstrates excellent clinical performance, professional development, and knowledge about PACE to assure compliance with all legal, regulatory, Providence system and agency-specific requirements.

  • Direct and coordinate mandatory educational activities, including new employee orientation and an annual staff training. This includes conducting and/or facilitating New Employee Orientation and mentoring for all new hires.

  • Coordinate and assist service line leadership in developing and completing initial competencies for direct care staff.

  • Direct and coordinate agency sponsored educational activities for employees of partner facilities, particularly adult family homes and assisted living facilities.

  • Coordinate the agency infection control program, including identification of infectious disease processes, surveillance and epidemiological investigation, and preventing and controlling the transmission of infectious agents.

  • Serve as the agency infection control officer under the direction of the agency medical director.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required

  • Current RN Licensure in the State of Washington

  • Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross Healthcare Provider CPR certification

  • Three years inpatient, home health, hospice, or long term care experience required

  • At least one year experience in nursing or healthcare education and curriculum development using a variety of adult teaching methods

  • At least one year experience with electronic medical record system (Epic preferred)

  • Experience with Infection Control activities (identification, surveillance, investigation, and/or prevention)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR and First Aid Instructor (or ability to obtain certification within 6 months of hire)

  • CIC – Certification in Infection Control (or ability to obtain certification within 1 year of hire)

About theministry you will serve.

Providence ElderPlace is conveniently located in

Seattle, WA. The PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) keeps

older adults as healthy as possible in the community by providing comprehensive

health care and social services including: primary and specialty medical care,

a day health program, social work services, rehabilitation, housing (if

necessary) and much more. The Providence ElderPlace team of health care and

social service professionals and our affiliates provide comprehensive integrated

care to our participants.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Education

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 141969