Infection Preventionist Registered Nurse RN Full Time at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/27/2021

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  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
    9/27/2021
  • Job ID:
    21024384
  • Job Family
    Infection Control
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Infection Preventionist Registered Nurse (RN) Full Time AdventHealth Care Center Orlando North

 Location Address: 730 Courtland St, Orlando, FL 32804

 Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Care Center Orlando North

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

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Identify and coordinate response to actual or potential outbreaks of communicable illness or condition s within the facility related to residents or staff, following established protocols and recognized industry standard of practice for continuous quality improvement, and make recommendations of changes if indicated
  • Notify facility administrator, Director of Nursing, and appropriate government agencies of contagious or infectious diseases
  • Ensure that employees with infectious or communicable diseases follow necessary protective precautions and are not assigned resident care services
  • Monitoring to ensure that the facility is maintained in a sanitary environment
  • Ensure that infection control orientation and in-service training programs are provided to
  • employees on a timely basis
  • Visitors are following established procedures/precautions
  • Maintain current knowledge of current standard of practice and changes in isolation techniques and procedures when necessary and implement changes as indicated
  • Review isolation techniques and procedures to assure that personnel, residents.
  • Run COVID-19 vaccine clinics

Qualifications

What you will need:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
  • Current Basic Life Support (CPR) certification
  • Current Registered Nurse in the state hired
  • Must have completed specialized training in infection prevention and control per federal regulations.
  • Current enrollment in specialized training in infection prevention and control program may be considered with successful completion within 30 days of hire.

Job Summary:

The Infection Preventionist for the facility has the role of coordinating infection prevention and 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 (QA&A). The Infection Preventionist will coordinate these tasks through the Infection Control Committee.

•     Specific surveillance and reporting systems will be developed, implemented, and maintained through the facility Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) processes, 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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