Education/Infection Control Coordinator – 72 hours per pay period, exempt status

Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for mandatory and clinical education of all Pine Haven Christian Communities employees, including all shifts and facilities.
  • New hire orientation (including developing, distributing & tracking feedback survey)
  • Ensure completion of nursing skills observations & check-lists for new employees.
  • Observations and re-educating employees as needed with written follow-up given to the individual’s manager.
  • Monitor/oversee staff education completion in learning management system. This can include assigning courses and learning plans.
  • Create education opportunities – identify needs and communicate with clinical leaders to prioritize and arrange education. This may include developing content and presenting material to employees, particularly clinical or regulatory topics.
  • CBRF-required training: schedule, register, communicate & follow-up with manager & employee.
  • Teach CBRF first aid & choking class.
  • Monitor CPR renewals for required employees (RN, LPN, nursing home bus drivers).
  • Teach CPR classes.
  • Coordinate training and on-going education for Mentor Program.
  • Coordinate Virtual Dementia Tour with assistance from team members.
  • Attend Quality Assurance Committee Meetings, review QA reports for areas of improvement and education needed.
  • Attend staff meetings, as needed, to provide education related to clinical or regulatory needs.
  • Provide documentation to HR for employees’ education records.
  • Infection Control, including surveillance, education, and reports.
  • Monitor & follow-up on employee health-related requirements and vaccinations.
    • TB skin tests for new employees and annual monitoring for current employees
    • Hepatitis B vaccine
    • Flu Shots for employees
  • Organize flu shot clinics for employees.

Qualifications:

  • Possess a valid Registered Nurse license in the State of Wisconsin.
  • Minimum three years experience working as a RN in a health-care facility, preferably with an aging services provider.
  • Have an understanding of and experience with various teaching methods and learning styles.
  • Have a passion for education and sharing knowledge with others.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact well with a wide variety of people.
  • Understand, embrace and support Pine Haven’s Mission, Vision and Values.