Infection Preventionist (RN or LPN)
Company: iCare Services
Posted on: May 8, 2022
iCare Services - JOB SUMMARY
The Infection Prevention Nurse is responsible for overseeing the
Infection Control Program. The Infection Prevention Nurse
systematically collects and assesses data in collaboration with the
team to provide therapeutic, evidenced based care. The Infection
Control Nurse works collaboratively with the team to develop plans
of care and documents progress toward achieving defined outcomes.
This includes assessing the effectiveness and the needs of the
program, development and planning of services, organizing and
coordinating the implementation of services, monitoring and
evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of the programs and
services. The position requires the knowledge of epidemiology and
application of public health practices in the facility, with the
goal of implementing effective and efficient procedures and
policies to combat disease transmission among residents and staff.
The Infection Preventionist Nurse is accountable for maintaining
compliance with current federal, state and local standards,
guidelines and regulations, and facility policies. -
Prefer a graduate of a four year college with one year's experience
in the health care or long term care field or have an equivalent
combination of education and experience.
Requires excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as an RN
or an LPN in the state of Illinois
Must be able to work scheduled hours
Must be knowledgeable of short term practices and procedures, as
well as some familiarity with laws, regulations and guidelines
pertaining to Long Term care.
Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when
circumstances warrant such action.
Leads and supervises to create a positive working atmosphere.
Committed to improving the quality of life for those we serve and
possess the ability to work in a team environment that is resident
Must have strong interpersonal skills and advanced customer service
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with patients, family
members, hospital and facility personnel, visitors, government
agencies/personnel, and the general public.
Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and willingness to
work harmoniously with other personnel.
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