Infection Preventionist RN
Company: EagleCare LLC
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Infection Preventionist - RN Bring your heart to work!Caring
people make the difference at American Senior Communities!
Compassion, Accountability, Relationships and Excellenceare the
core values for American Senior Communities. These words not only
form an acronym for C.A.R.E., they are our guiding principles and
create the framework for all our relationships with customers, team
members and community at large.
American Senior Communities has proudly delivered patient centered
care since the year 2000, with a long history of excellent
outcomes. Each of our 80+ American Senior Community is part of the
neighborhood in which it exists. Our leaders and staff live in
surrounding areas and know the community well. We value the same
things in life that you do. The foundation of our senior living
communities is based on the knowledge that well be part of your
neighborhood for many, many years. We take great pride in our
hospitality and it is ingrained in everything we do. As partners in
senior care, we are not just doing a job, but following a
Our commitment to our team members: PayActiv Have immediate access
to up to 50% of your pay Medical/Dental/Vision insurance available
- Plans starting as low as $20 a week 401k Paid time off Generous
Employee Referral Program Tuition assistance and up to $500 for
certifications Volunteer community involvement opportunities
Workforce Chaplains: Confidential, non-denomination resource
available for anyone in the ASC family. What will you be doing and
how will you make a difference at American Senior Communities? The
Infection Preventionist is responsible for the facilitys Infection
Prevention and Control Program. The Infection Preventionist is
responsible for matching the learning needs of nursing staff and
non-nursing staff with educational programs designed to meet
dynamic resident care demands. The Infection Preventionist is
responsible for assessing educational needs of staff, coordinating
programs based upon identified needs, and ensuring compliance with
all State and Federal guidelines for infection prevention and
control, in-service education and new employee orientation. May
serve as the Clinical Education Nurse for the facility.
A member of the facilitys QAPI program and reports to the committee
on the Infection Prevention and Control Program (IPCP) and
Antibiotic Stewardship Program on a routine basis and as
Monitor and tracks healthcare associated infections.
Provide on-site management of the facility COVID-19 prevention and
Conducts infection prevention and control surveillance activities
and audits adherence to recommended infection control
Provides competency-based training of healthcare personnel on
infection prevention and control practices.
Completes Infection Prevention and Control/Antibiotic Stewardship
and Clinical Education QAPI summary minutes and makes
recommendations for corrective action.
Monitors antibiotic usage and follows Antibiotic Stewardship
Program Monitors immunization and TB screening for residents and
employees. Includes tracking and administering all PPDs and HBV for
all staff and new hires. Tracking and administering all PPDs, TB
screening, Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccinations for residents.
Requirements Licensure as Registered Nurse Graduate of an
accredited school of nursing.
Clinical experience with an ongoing interest and enthusiasm for
creating educational programs that address the unique issues
associated with care of the aged.
Advanced training in infection prevention and control by
certificate or through CDC training program. We are Equal
Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Minority / Female /
Disability / Veteran and other protected categories.
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