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Infection Control Nurse / Staff Educator - (233578)

Universal Health Services


Location:
SHIPPENSBURG, PA
Date:
11/16/2017
2017-11-162017-12-15
Job Code:
2173
Universal Health Services
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Infection Control Nurse / Staff Educator - (233578)

Facility Name
Location
SHIPPENSBURG, PA 17257 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Category
Rehabilitation Physical Therapist (RPT)
Job Description
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion. Roxbury Treatment Center is a private 112-bed sub-acute detoxification/rehabilitation and psychiatric center located at the foothills of the scenic Blue Mountains. In our 60-bed chemical dependency unit, detoxification is conducted under close medical supervision. This unit includes our Military Initiative Program designed to treat active military personnel dealing with chemical dependency and mental health issues. The team of physicians and our around-the-clock nursing staff provide the needed assessment and care. The Recovery Program offers a professional approach to the treatment of chemical dependencies. Our treatment team includes Certified Addictions Counselors, Masters and Bachelors level clinicians, and nurses. Roxbury also has an acute psychiatric unit treating individuals with mental illnesses who need short-term hospitalization. This program specializes in treating adult patients who are suffering from co-occurring disorders; mental illness and substance use/abuse issues. Staffed with mental health techs and nurses around the clock, our Chief Medical Officer and psychiatrists oversee this cutting edge psychiatric treatment program. An acute psychiatric unit treating adolescents between the ages of 13 - 17 is currently in operation at Roxbury Treatment Center. Staffed with mental health techs and nurses around the clock, our Chief Medical Officer and psychiatrists oversee this cutting edge psychiatric treatment program helping teens deal with mental illness and co-occurring disorders. Roxbury is currently recruiting and training fora full time Infection Control Nurse.Roxbury Treatment Centerwill train the right candidate for this position. The Infection Control Nurse is responsible for the development and implementation of an infection control program to include the surveillance, prevention, and control of infection to reduce risks of acquiring and transmitting infection among patients and employees. The Infection Control Nurse provides employee health services, patient and staff education and reports findings and trends to the safety committee.The Infection Control Nurse functions in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of the UHS Roxbury Treatment Center and the Standards of Practice of the Center for Disease Control.As staff educator this positionis responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activity of Roxbury Treatment Center’s staff development and education program. Responsibilities include conducting an on-going assessment of staff education needs; coordinating the development of programs to meet staff needs; training facility-wide and/or job specific educational needs and evaluating staff response to staff development programs for Roxbury Treatment Center. This position also provides orientation to new and transferring nurses on all units. Responsibilities include facilitating new nurses’ involvement in the daily nursing staff activities as appropriate and recognizing the needs of new/transferred employees. UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.
Job Requirements
Education And Experience: Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program. One year clinical experience with a psychiatric mental health populati
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