Infection Control Nurse Skilled Nursing Facility at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/7/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
    10/7/2020
  • Job ID:
    20022097
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Infection Control Nurse AdventHealth Care Center Orlando East

 

Location Address: 

250 S. Chickasaw Trail, Orlando, FL 32825

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Care Center Orlando East

  1. AdventHealth Care Center’s mission to “Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ”
  2. The opportunity and encouragement to truly care for and love the patients/residents they serve
  3. The opportunity to work with like-minded co-workers who believe and support the organization’s mission
  4. The patient-centric focus of meeting the needs of the patient/residents
  5. Being part of a large healthcare organization where we can be “Greater as a Whole”

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time/Days


You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Infection Control Coordinator will act as facilitator in the Infection Control Committee to accomplish the following:
  • 1. Develop written policies and procedures for the prevention and control of infectious or communicable diseases within the facility;
  • 2. Develop written policies and procedures for techniques and systems for identifying infections within the facility;
  • 3. Assist in the development of the content and scope of the employee health program and disseminating current information on health practices to all employees;
  • 4. Notify appropriate government agencies of contagious or infectious diseases;
  • 5. Review food handling practices, laundry practices, waste disposal, pest control, traffic control, visiting rules for high-risk areas, and sources of airborne infection;
  • 6. Evaluate each task performed within the facility to determine its risk exposure potential to blood and/or body fluids
Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
  • Current Basic Life Support (CPR) certification
  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state hired

Job Summary:

The Infection Control Nurse for the facility has the role of coordinating infection control duties and responsibilities. These duties and responsibilities may be in conjunction with other designated roles, depending on facility size and services. The duties and responsibilities are areas of accountability to the Quality Assessment and Assurance Committee. The Infection Control Nurse will coordinate these tasks through the Infection Control Committee. Specific surveillance and reporting systems will be implemented, maintained and presented to the QA & A Committee monthly.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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