Cassena Care at New Britain is actively
seeking a Staff
Development/Infection Prevention/and Wound Nurse to join our energetic team of specialists!
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
- Prepares the monthly In-service calendars and distributes them to all
- 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.
Infection Control responsibilities
include but are not limited to:
- 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
- Develop 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.
Nurse licensed in Connecticut. Minimum of one year nursing administration,
and experience in Staff Development.
to work with supervisors, co-workers and facility staff in the performance
ability and awareness of reviewing all sources and means of spread of
infection and current modes of prevention.
- Knowledge of current federal and state laws and regulations
that apply to the practice of nursing in a long-term care setting
of video/computer equipment.
communication and interpersonal skills
Cassena Care at New Britain, we believe that rehabilitation is a journey toward
wellness – mind, body, and spirit. To that end, we have developed programs
designed to optimize your health on every level, and deliver them in a unique
environment with dynamic people who will both inspire and motivate you. We are
dedicated to helping you rediscover your independence, so that you can enjoy
the people and activities that make you feel most alive
Health and dental
salary commensurate with experience
We are an EOE