COVID-19 Response Nurse - LECOM Health

COVID-19 Response Nurse

LECOM Institute for Successful Aging

We are looking for a Registered or Licensed Practical Nurse to join our COVID-19 Emergency Prep and Outbreak Response Team for Northwest PA.

Job Duties may include:

  • Support response to COVID-19 outbreaks
  • Focus on emergency preparedness sustainability through collaboration, resource allocation, and supply acquisition.
  • Responsible to communicate with facilities on phone, via zoom or in person
  • May need to travel to facilities in NWPA to provide in person support as assigned
  • A member of the Team that responds to outbreak in collaboration with team lead and infectious disease physician guidance
  • Facilitates outbreak testing for all staff and residents
  • Coordinates cohorting of residents and needs for higher level of care or alternate care site if necessary
  • Support staff leadership
  • Provide incident command coaching
  • Communicate facility needs to other teams and deploy additional support as needed
  • Support our Infection Prevention team by assisting to complete facility assessments of infection prevention and control practices
  • Review facility QAPI programs and indicators

Qualifications:

  • Valid Registered or Licensed Practical Nurse in PA
  • Experience in Long Term Care and or Personal Care Settings preferred
  • Experience with COVID-19 mitigation a plus
  • Valid Drivers License with clean driving record
  • Infection Preventionist Certification a plus

The LECOM Institute for Successful Aging is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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