Nurse Educator - Infection Prevention RN, Come BE Apart OF OUR Team

Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital Bakersfield , CA 93309

Posted 5 days ago

Come join our TEAM at Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital!!! We are a progressive and dedicated healthcare team that strives to change the lives of our patients and provide exceptional care. This is a fast pace environment that requires critical thinking, teamwork and good communication between staff and patients. We are looking for an Educator/ Infection Control Nurse to help with BBHH's vision of providing that excellent care and striving to be the best hospital we can be.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  1. Implementation and delivery of quality internal training and educational programs to all staff through in-service, group training, individual training, and point of care training.
  2. Assisting with the development of new clinical programing for inpatient services to better service clientele.
  3. Provide direct patient care through interventions as needed and point of care training.
  4. Develop trainings for orientation programs using evidence based practices.
  5. Collaborates with clinical leadership in in all departments to ensure proper training of personal.
  6. Collaborate with clinical leadership to assist with development of clinical programing.
  7. Develop and utilize tools to measure clinical success and outcomes.
  8. Facilitate escalation prevention, de-escalation, Handle with Care restraint training for all personnel.



Must have a BSN, (MSN preferred). Experience with infection control and education preferred.

Minimum Work Experience

Three (3) years (with the last two years) of psychiatric/behavioral nursing care experience. Experience with formal and informal teaching of adult learners required. Experience working in a behavioral/psychiatric facility preferred. Equivalent combination of experience and education accepted. Equivalents combination of experience/education accepted.

Required Licenses

Current California RN license


Handle with Care Certified (within 30 days of hire).






Life, 401(k)

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Nurse Educator - Infection Prevention RN, Come BE Apart OF OUR Team

Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital