Assistant Director of Nursing/Infection Control
Cassena Care Jamaica, NY Open
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We are actively seeking an Assistant Director of Nursing Services/ Staff Development Coordinator/Infection Control for a beautiful and well established Nursing facility located in Jamaica, NY.



Position Summary:Provides and/or arranges for facility wide orientation and training programs, in-service education, and other educational programs for the development of facility personnel. Provides orientation to Nursing Department, in-service and educational programs as above. Works closely with all departments and monitor, control and prevent infections at the facility.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Formulates implements and evaluates policies and procedures for the facility wide In-service programs.
  • Prepares annual calendar and master schedule of mandatory and other pertinent In-service programs. Submits copy to Administrator, Assistant Administrator, Director of Nursing and Personnel Director.
  • Schedules, conducts and arranges mandatory and other in-services for all staff.
  • Prepares the monthly In-service calendars and distributes them to all departments.
  • Keeps abreast of and recommends training resources to departments participating in Training programs.
  • In conjunction with Personnel Director and Department Heads conducts and/or arranges facility orientation for all new employees. Conducts orientation for Nursing Personnel.

 

Specific Infection Control Responsibilities:

  • Develops reviews and updates all policies and procedures on Infection Control.     Obtains input from Medical Director and other Department Heads in planning and implementing an Infection Control Training Program.
  • Develops updates and enforces procedures for reportable and non-reportable infections.
  • Develops a communication system with the Laboratory in order to be notified promptly of all new infections in the facility.
  • Prepares and provides quarterly summaries of all infections to the Infection control committee.
  • Promotes immunization programs required by the New York State Department of Health and those recommended by American Medical Association and American Hospital Association and is concerned with follow-up procedures which will help personnel to maintain their immunities at effective levels.
  • Serves as liaison between the facility and community health authorities, in addition to liaison with the Center for Disease Control.
  • Ensures OSHA guidelines are followed.

 

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Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Has a current New York State license as a Registered Nurse.
  • Has at least two to three years’ experience in a long term care facility in Nursing Administration.
  • Have previous experiences in-service education.
  • Has knowledge of CDC guidelines as related to infection control, as well as O.S.H.A requirements.



PTO package

Health and Dental Benefits

401k Plan

Competitive salary

We are an EOE

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