RN- Infection Control and Nurse Educator in Tukwila, WA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/27/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Do you believe that \u0022Every crisis is an opportunity?\u0022 Are you an experienced RN who takes pride in their working environment and loves helping others develop their skills? Then Cascade Behavioral Health is looking for you! We have an immediate opening for a qualified RN to head up our Infection Control/Staff Education program. Cascade Behavioral Health is Seattle's leading Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Center.

The Infection Control/Nurse Educator  plans, develops and coordinates continuing nursing in-service education programs within the facility for all clinical and non-clinical nursing staff.  Works with hospital leadership and staff to assess current educational needs and develops a plan to satisfy those needs.

They are responsible for the effective direction, management and operation of the employee health and infection control program.  This includes education of hospital personnel and consultation within the organization, CDC, and the county and state health departments. The responsibilities encompass compliance with Joint Commission standards, CMS, OSHA, and state regulations, and outbreak investigation.

Education:

  • Requires a current RN license with BSN preferred.

Licensure/Certification:

  • Current Washington State Registered Nursing license without restrictions
  • Current Health Care Provider CPR Certification
  • Crisis prevention training on hire and ongoing



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.