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Genesis Healthcare Assistant Director of Nursing (Full Time) in Phillipsburg, New Jersey

The Lopatcong Center is hiring for a Full Time Assistant Director of Nursing specializing in the roles of Nurse Educator and Infection Prevention.

Sign on bonus eligible of up to 5,000. Please reach out to 908-859-0200

Genesis a leading provider of healthcare services from short-term to long-term care and a wide variety of living options and professional clinical services. We are changing how care is delivered by bringing together people like you -- passionate, highly skilled and motivated to make a difference.

Protecting the safety and health of our patients/residents and employees is our utmost concern at Genesis. Join as an Infection Control Nurse -- RN to support that goal. In this role, you will serve as the nursing centers' prevention and control officer and function as a practitioner, resource, consultant, educator and facilitator. Your focus is infection prevention - control activities, outcome - process surveillance, outbreak management and employee health.

Take your nursing career to the next level with Genesis and join our clinical team as an Assistant Director of Nursing specializing in Nurse Educator and Infection Prevention. You will support the Director of Nursing and second Assistant Director of Nursing with the delivery of efficient and effective nursing care while achieving positive clinical outcomes, and patient/family and employee satisfaction.

Position Highlights

*Serve as a clinical operational liaison between the nursing units and the Director of Nursing.

*Responsible for the daily clinical operations of the nursing units to include compliance with Genesis policies and procedures, practice standards and regulations.

*Collaborate with the Director of Nursing to develop, allocate and control the budget for the nursing department.

*Foster an environment of continuous improvement and mentor staff to achieve top of license practice.

*Assist with nurse staffing to include but not limited to performance evaluations, interviews and orientation of nurses.

  • Support the Director of Nursing in employing a strong Quality Improvement (QI) process for the nursing department and participate on the QI Committee.

*Assume the duties and responsibilities of the Director of Nursing when needed.

Oversee the nursing centers' Infection Control and Prevention Program to minimize the risk of infection.

Manage the employee health program which includes the universal influenza program.

Facilitate infection control training for all newly hired employees and conduct annual competency training for nurses administering tuberculosis testing.

Review the immunization documentation/status for all new hires with the center to ensure compliance

Develop education programs in response infection control needs identified through Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement, rounding and center quality measures

Why Genesis?

*We improve the lives we touch through the delivery of high-quality healthcare and everyday compassion!

*We Care Deeply about YOU! Guided by our Core Values, Code of Conduct and Ethics program, we foster a culture of care and compassion. We focus on improving the quality of care through creativity and innovation, honesty and integrity in all we do.

*We Develop YOU! We provide career ladders, education and training opportunities so you can build a long and successful career with Genesis.

*We Appreciate YOU! We value your contributions to the Genesis mission and vision and instill an environment of teamwork and enjoyment in working together. We recognize and celebrate our shared successes.

*We are Committed to YOU! We know you are the vital link between Genesis, our patients and residents! We inspire you to be your best self.

*We Protect YOU! We take great pride in meeting or exceeding CDC and CMS standards.

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QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A graduate of an accredited school of nursing, college or university with a current Registered Nurse/RN license by the State Board of Nursing * Minimum 3 years full-time or equivalent clinical experience; at least 2 years' experience in nursing supervision in the long-term care setting required * BSN preferred * Strong interpersonal and management skills * Knowledge of MDS process, state nurse practice acts, and state and federal regulations * On-call availability *To protect the health and safety of our patients, residents, employees, family members, and the communities we serve, Genesis has implemented a universal COVID-19 vaccination requirement for employees, care partners and onsite vendors.

BSN preferred Infection Control and Prevention certification is strongly preferred. This specialty certification must be obtained within the first 2 years of employment if not already in place. Must work flexible hours in order to meet with employees working evening and night shifts.

Position Type: Full Time

Req ID: 394457

Center Name: Lopatcong Center

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Genesis HealthCare, Inc. and all affiliated entities (collectively, “Genesis”) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, actual or perceived disability, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, amnesty, military status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Genesis takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. These policies are fully supported by the CEO, COO and all members of the leadership team. If you require any reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in completing the online application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact (877)456-6726. This phone number is for ADA related accommodation requests only, not for routine employment inquiries.

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