Infection Control Nurse at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/2/2022


Job Snapshot

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  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Family
    Infection Control
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Registered Nurse Infection Prevention AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 9100 W. 74th Street, Shawnee Mission, KS 66204


Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time, Days 
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify infectious disease processes

  • Survey and investigate epidemiologic events

  • Use evidence based practice and regulatory requirements to  prevent and control the transmission of infectious agents

  • Maintain collaborative accountability for ensuring Employee Health and Safety is met

  • Utilize professional communication and management skills to develop policies, procedures and process improvement initiatives in compliance with the infection control plan

  • Lead and participate in education and research initiatives prevent the transmission and prevention of infectious processes

  • Comply with Federal, State and Local regulatory requirements

What You Will Need:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

  • Bedside clinical practice and/or infection control practitioner experience within the past 3 years

  • Kansas Registered Nurse License

  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association

Job Summary:

The Infection Control Nurse will demonstrate the ability to provide surveillance and intervention in the prevention and transmission of infectious diseases.  Utilization of expertise in Infection Control principles, practice and process improvement are required.  Integration of workflow utilizing the electronic health record, NHSN, state and national reporting processes, organizational goals and integration into the community health networks are mandatory.  Communication skills within the multidisciplinary team are required to facilitate the role within both clinical practice, facility readiness for emergencies and construction.

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

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