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RN Clinical Coordinator/Infection Control - McKeesport

RN Clinical Coordinator/Infection Control - McKeesport

Job ID 
2017-3868
Company 
Riverside Care Center
Location 
US-PA-McKeesport
Posted Date 
9/18/2017
Category 
Nursing
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Education Level 
License
Experience Needed 
3-5 years
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

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Overview

Experienced RN sought for CLINICAL COORDINATOR/INFECTION CONTROL role at Care Center

 

Full Time - McKeesport, Pa

 

Riverside Care Center is a comprehensive skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing high-quality whole-patient care. Through its comprehensive onsite services including cardiac, orthopedic, wound and memory support, Riverside has come to revolutionize senior care in Allegheny County, helping its clients maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years.

This fast-growing center seeks a knowledgeable RN Clinical Coordinator/Infection Control to join its ranks. This fast-paced role requires a compassionate, strategic critical thinker with strong nursing and managerial experience, as well as a desire to provide meaningful service to patients and families.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Directs, guides, teaches and develops RN Supervisors, LPNs, Nurse Aides and Unit Clerks, to ensure quality of care. Evaluates their performances. Administers disciplinary action in fair, equitable manner as needed.
  • Monitors staffing patterns and nursing care hours. Takes or recommends corrective action as necessary.
  • Supervises Staffing Coordinator and performs duties during period of absence.
  • Participates in the interviewing and selection of nursing staff.
  • Directs, monitors and controls nursing activities related to direct patient care of geriatric residents and residents of various ages.
  • Plans and coordinates in-service educational programs in accordance with applicable regulations.
  • Participates in the performance evaluation process by providing attendance records and observation of nursing assistants and performances.
  • Maintains quality assurance monitors to ensure proper resident care.
  • Oversees and performs resident rounds to assess skin condition of each resident and reports outcomes to Director of Nursing and takes necessary follow-up action.
  • Instructs nursing assistants in proper preventive safety measures and use of adaptive equipment to meet the needs of each resident as needed.
  • Assumes responsibilities of Director or Nursing during periods of D.O.N. absence.
  • Participates in facility education programs, as directed.
  • Assumes responsibility for following facility procedures related to control of equipment and supplies.
  • Anticipates and takes action to maintain a safe environment. Incorporates safety/risk management standards into daily work Practices. Uses all safety equipment provided appropriately. Reports faulty equipment/problems immediately.
  • Timely completion of assigned competencies to ensure proficiency in skill sets necessary to assure resident safety, and to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each resident.
  • Oversees and provides direct care as needed to include but not limited to, assessments, feeding and complex clinical services.
  • Oversees and assists in all clinical programs.
  • Performs all other duties assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

All applicants must be have a current, state-approved RN license, plus at least one year of experience in nursing. A strong working knowledge of nursing principles, an understanding of long-term care regulations, and experience with Medicare/medical assistance is preferred.

 

 

 

 

 

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