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Infection Preventionist/Director of Staff Development

Company: Baywood Court
Location: Castro Valley
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Baywood Court is committed to seniors so they may live in health, happiness and dignity.Here is your opportunity to work for a newly renovated 5-star facility in the East Bay!We are a 24/7 facility therefore one must be able to work weekends and holidays as required.All applicants are required to complete and pass a drug screening, physical exam with tuberculosis (TB) skin test, Covid-19 screening (this is a weekly requirement if hired) and criminal clearance through FBI and Department of Justice. The background search includes minor misdemeanors and DUIs.The IP/Director of Staff Development assists the Administrator in a manner that supports and enhances the goals of the nursing department, including maintaining staffing levels in accordance with standards, ensuring programs, policies, care plans and medical regimens are followed. The Director of Staff Development is also responsible for the development and implementation of the orientation programs and the on-going educational programs for nursing staff.ESSENTIAL DUTIESSchedule employee annual Physical and Tuberculosis screening and maintain records.Monitor/coordinate flu and Covid-19 vaccination program for entire facility.Serve as the Infection Control Coordinator of the facility. Conducts Infection control studies and reports for a quarterly QA.Verify licensure and CPR of licensed nurses and certified nursing assistants and ensures that these licenses and CPR certifications are current during employment in the facility.Assume a proactive role in resolving resident issues and concerns related to assigned areas of responsibility.Serves on the different committees of the Health Center.Generate and review monthly QI data, as well as complete audits in the Quarterly QI reports as requested.Tests staff and residents for COVID-19 weekly (if needed).Keeps track of positive COVID-19 cases, tracks those who had exposure and follows up with the paperwork/calls to employee/resident and the countyAssists Human Resources with information needed for COVID-19 cases or potential casesRequired skills and qualifications:LVN or RN currently licensed in CaliforniaCurrent CPR certificationGeriatric/rehabilitative with a good understanding of restorative nursingKnowledge of Title 22 and OBRA regulationsInfection Preventionist CertificationSupervisory experience preferredAbility to work under pressure, meet deadlines, be exact in performance and work well without direct supervisionAbility to read, write, and speak English, using proper speech and grammar What Can Baywood Court Offer You?Generous PTO package (accrue up to 20 days within first year) for FT employees and medical, dental, vision, life insurance plans for Full Time employeesRetirement Savings Plan with employer match - 4%!Scholarships available for students currently in college or a certified trade schoolCompany functions - Summer Outings, BBQs, Holiday Party, Monthly All Staff Meetings, Halloween Costume Contest, etc.Sense of fulfillment and opportunity to form meaningful relationships with the elderlyLife/work balanceProfessional development opportunitiesSubsidized Employee Meals - only $3 per meal!Please visit our career page:Court is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Baywood Court, Castro Valley , Infection Preventionist/Director of Staff Development, Executive , Castro Valley, California

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