Staff Development and Infection Preventionist RN

Staff Development and Infection Preventionist RN

Atlantic Shores | Virginia Beach, VA, 23452, US
Salary Range:$60,000 – $73,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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Rethink the idea of Retirement - it's the heart of our philosophy and mission at Atlantic Shores, an award-winning 55+ retirement community in Virginia Beach. We live our mission of providing high quality housing, supportive services, and health care in an environment of freedom, dignity and security and are seeking a dedicated, Staff Development and Infection Preventionist RN to join our team!

Our Core Values include:

* Service to others
* Culture of Trust/Honesty
* Leadership to Grow
* Loyalty

Rewarding Opportunities

We are looking for people who have a heart full of compassion, people who are warm and kind. Here at Atlantic Shores, you will have the opportunity to make a wonderful difference in someone's life every day. Employment with Atlantic Shores comes with great benefits - with the flexibility to choose the health and welfare plans to best meet your needs.

* Competitive salary

* Health, Dental, Vision Insurance

* Life Insurance

* 401(k) plan with a generous match

* Education Assistance/Tuition Reimbursement

* Generous PTO

Staff Development and Infection Preventionist RN

Atlantic Shores Cooperative Association, located in Virginia Beach, VA, is currently in search of a Staff Development and Infection Preventionist RN who has a winning customer service attitude and a passion for training and developing staff. At Atlantic Shores you will find a supportive work environment that includes a progressive management team, advancement opportunities, and a strong caregiver team dedicated to quality and excellence in all we do. If your desire is to join a team that is recognized as one of the best throughout this region, your decision is an easy one.

Position Summary: The Staff Development and Infection Preventionist RN acts as central resource for quality systems, clinical practice guidelines, specialty programs, regulations and enforcement, and clinical safe business practices. Responsible to assess the training needs of nursing staff and to develop, implement, evaluation and document staff development programs including orientation, In-Service, and Continuing Education Programs for nursing department personnel. This role functions within the scope of the states Nurse Practice Act for R.N. licensure. A registered licensed nurse designated to act as the coordinator of an infection prevention and control program to oversee the general application of the infection control guidelines. The Staff Development and Infection Preventionist RN reports to the Healthcare Administrator.

Education and/or Experience:

* One year of teaching experience.
* Demonstrated ability and presentation experience in training of adults and group dynamics.
* One year of long-term care teaching experience and working knowledge of clinical nursing practices and job functions of nursing home employees preferred.
* Must be a license RN as required by state law; BSN preferred.

Hospitality Promises: Atlantic Shores Cooperative Association fully embraces a culture of hospitality. To that end, we include the following hospitality promises as a guide for our interpersonal interactions with residents, co-workers, and guests:

* We greet you warmly, by name and with a smile.
* We treat everyone with courteous respect.
* We strive to anticipate your needs and act accordingly.
* We listen and respond enthusiastically in a timely manner.
* We hold ourselves and one another accountable.
* We make you feel important.
* We embrace and value our differences.
* We ask, "Is there anything else I can do for you?
* We maintain high levels of professionalism, both in conduct and appearance, at all times.
* We pay attention to details.

Wellness Focus: Atlantic Shores Cooperative Association employees are expected to promote a healthy community culture for all residents and employees. This is a whole-person approach to health and wellness which includes eight dimensions of wellness: Emotional, Environmental, Health Services, Intellectual, Physical, Social, Spiritual and Vocational. Through these efforts we can ensure and exceed residents' wellness needs relating to their mind, body and soul, which may also have a positive effect on the employees, as a result.