Infection Control Coordinator, Staff Educator, 21213

  • Lawrence, MA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Job Category (for posting purposes): Nursing
  • Work Address: 360 Merrimack St. Ste. 425 Lawrence, MA 01843

Company Description

Home Health Foundation is a proud member of Wellforce, a health system that is rethinking how academic and community centers, local and national businesses, and technology and service innovators can all work together. So that clinicians can deliver expert care where it’s needed most. And, so that we can bring wellness back to health care, one person at a time.

Job Description

Why Join Us?  Sign on Bonus, Benefits you will love, Generous earned time package, Retirement plan with employer match, Tuition reimbursement and More! 

Under the direction of the Director of Project Development and Staff Competency, is responsible for the day-to-day operations, supervision and maintenance of a comprehensive infection prevention program for the companies of Home Health Foundation. Develops, implements, provides staff education and competency related to assigned projects. Assist the Director of Project Development and Staff Competency with initiatives assigned. Acts as educator to improve and enhance functional capabilities of all licensed and non-licensed personnel and volunteers by the provision of orientation, continuing education and in-service programs.

Qualifications

RN with minimum 2 years Visiting Nurse experience, experience in leadership position or teaching experience.

Experience with Infection Control.

Experience with current technology (ex – Video Taping, Microsoft Computer programs) required.

BSN required.

Licensed in Massachusetts and New Hampshire (or willing to obtain both) 

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Outlook, Word, Power Point, and Excel.

Effective, professional communicator with strong interpersonal skills.

Able to communicate appropriately to all levels of staff, nursing leadership and executive leadership.

Self-directed, creative, initiative to develop educational programs.

Previous teaching experience in formal/informal settings.

At least 1 year in a management role.

Master of Science degree in Nursing or in related field (e.g., MBA, MHA) (preferred). 3-5 years’ experience in education (preferred).

Certification as Nursing Professional Development Educator (e.g., certification by the National Nurse Staff Development Organization) (preferred).

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

AAP/EEO Statement

Home Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the patient population in which we serve. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Home Health Foundation is especially interested in candidates who, through their service, training and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our health care community.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.