Infection Preventionist Registered Nurse Full Time at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/14/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    11/14/2020
  • Job ID:
    20025687
  • Job Family
    Infection Control
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

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

 Location Address: 7350 Dairy Rd. Zephyrhills

 Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Care Center Zephyrhills South

  • 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:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of written policies and procedures for the prevention and control of infectious or communicable diseases within the facility;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of written policies and procedures for techniques and systems for identifying infections within the facility;
  •  Assist in the development and implementation of the content and scope of the employee health program and disseminating current information on health practices to employees;
  • Monitor the health status of employees, ensuring that personnel receive (as necessary) appropriate tests, chest x-rays, physicals, etc., prior to and during employment as outlined in personnel policies and in accordance with federal and state guidelines;
  • 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;
  •  Other duties as required, including quality assessment and assurance, or that may become necessary to ensure that the prevention and control of communicable diseases can be provided at times.

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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