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Bear Mountain Health Care Assistant Director of Nursing / Infection Control Preventionist in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Bear Mountain Healthcare is looking for a creative and motivated Assistant Director of Nursing / Infection Control Nurse (RN) to join our team at our skilled nursing facility, Chestnut Hill facility, in East Longmeadow, MA.

The ADON/ ICP (RN) will work directly with the Administrator, Director of Nursing (DON), and department managers on the coordination, planning and training of the nursing team and evaluating infection prevention and control activities within the facility.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Assist the Director of Nursing in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating and directing the day-to-day functions of the nursing service department, in accordance with current rules, regulations and guidelines that govern the long-term care facility.

  • Involved in hiring and training of staff. This includes the nursing staff as well as nurse's aides and certified nursing assistants.

  • Responsible for maintaining a budget, as well as supplies and inventory.

  • Assist the Director of Nursing in identifying, evaluating, and classifying routine, and job-related functions to ensure that tasks in which there is potential exposure to blood/body fluids are properly identified and recorded.

  • Assist the Infection Control Committee in the development, implementation, and revisions of written aseptic and isolation techniques.

  • Participate in the development, implementation, and maintenance of the infection control program for monitoring communicable and/or infectious diseases among the residents and personnel.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

    EXPERIENCE:

· Possess a current, unencumbered State RN License

· Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, per MA state regulations

· Completion of CDC Infection Control online course, may take the course during new hire and onboarding

· Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Certification, Preferred

· CPR Certified

· Must have, at a minimum, two (2) years of experience as a supervisor in long-term care / skilled nursing facility.

· Must have, at a minimum, six (6) months’ experience in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices.

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