INFECTION PREVENTIONIST NURSE

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Fairview Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation
151 Christian Hill Road
GT BARRINGTON, MA 01230
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INFECTION PREVENTIONIST NURSE
Great Barrington
Full Time
Healthcare/Healthcare Professional
Associate Degree

Come join this collaborative and innovated team.  At Integritus Healthcare you will enjoy WEEKLY pay, generous time off, exceptional health insurance and the ability to grow in your career. Integritus Healthcare wants you!

Generous Sign-on Bonus! Referral Bonus!

RN Salary Starting Range $38.00 - $47.97 (based on years' experience)

LPN Salary Starting Range $35.00 - $39.04 (based on years' experience)

 

Fairview Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center has been part of the Great Barrington community for more than 40 years, providing short-term rehabilitation and long-term skilled nursing care in The Berkshires. Nestled in a hill in a quiet residential setting, all of our rooms overlook blooming greenery with either the surrounding woods or our well-maintained patios.

Essential Job Functions: 

Conduct an Annual Infection Control Risk Assessment and Analysis. Develop and review the effectiveness of the Infection Prevention and Control Program’s goals and objectives.  Implement data collection and surveillance strategies using the Infection Prevention and Control Program policies and procedures.

Use epidemiologic principles to conduct surveillance and investigations. Conduct outbreak investigations as required. Collect and compile surveillance data using standardized surveillance definitions.

Report findings to key stakeholders including facility leadership, Safety and Quality Assurance Performance Improvement Committees and others as requested. Use principles of performance improvement methodology as a means of enacting change.

Use statistical analysis skills to calculate infection risk, evaluate the significance of dates and make recommendations for improvement based upon findings.

Educate and be a resource to healthcare providers; staff, residents, families/visitors and the general public. Collaborate in the development and delivery of educational programs for infection prevention and control that enhances knowledge in accordance with best practices and regulatory requirements.

Serve as a role model and coach, working collaboratively with all facility departments, disciplines and staff members to implement into practice, pertinent infection prevention and control practices, considering regulatory requirements, accreditation standards and professional practice guidelines.

Assist with occupational health practices to reduce the risk of infection transmission to staff and residents.

Promote and assist with immunization program strategies for staff and residents to reduce the likelihood of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases within the facility and community.

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