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Registered Nurse Infection Prevention

Company: Express Employment Professionals - Headquarters
Location: Utica
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Infection Prevention Nurse $75,000 yearly salary and $10,000 sign on bonus Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm Gather and analyze infection data to make evidence-based decisions. Educate medical and public health professionals on infection prevention protocols to facilitate emergency preparedness. Assists in providing infection surveillance, prevention, and control to identify and reduce the risks of acquiring and transmitting infections among patients, staff members, contract workers, volunteers, students, and visitors. A ct independently in emergent situations requiring immediate action Responsibilities: -- Responsible for the implementation and review of the facility---s infection prevention program. -- Ensures that existing standards and guidelines of applicable professional organizations and regulatory and governmental agencies are incorporated into the program. -- Reviews relevant public health issues to integrate into practice, serves as a consultant and resource person regarding infection prevention issues for all facility personnel, collaborates with other healthcare professionals within and outside of the facility, and implements infection prevention education programs. -- Systematically collects and analyzes healthcare-associated infection data using epidemiological principles and statistical methods to identify trends and risk factors. -- Perform the reporting of quality data for the various facility, county, state, and federal reporting requirements. Incorporates the principles of fiscal responsibility into practice and promotes the standards of advanced professional practice. Duties: Conducts rounds, discusses and monitors infection prevention practices with staff members, collects infection data from departments, maintains records for each case of healthcare- associated infection, conducts outbreak investigation, trains staff members on implementation of infection prevention practices, investigates incidents of infections and reports such incidents to the appropriate person/department, and ensures availability of supplies required for infection prevention activities. -- Provide advice for all staff members regarding the management of infectious patients/residents and other infection prevention issues -- Coordinate the annual infection control risk assessment in conjunction with the Infection Prevention Committee (IPC) -- Develop and implement the annual infection prevention plan in conjunction with the IPC -- Evaluate the annual plan for goal achievement in conjunction with the IPC -- Conduct surveillance of infections -- Ensure the completion of audits regarding the implementation of and compliance with selected policies -- Provide education and training for all staff members and independent practitioners regarding the prevention of infection -- Liaise with the DON/ Employee Health Nurse regarding relevant staff member health issues -- Cooperate with the county and state department of health regarding infectious and communicable disease reporting Education: -- Bachelor---s Degree in an applied clinical science (Nursing, Medical Technology, Microbiology, Public Health) -- Five years of relevant clinical experience for non-nurse applicants; Registered Nurses should have a broad level of experience including critical care, emergency medicine, and medical/surgical nursing. -- Master---s Degree in nursing, epidemiology, public health, or related field is helpful -- Current professional licensure in the State of New York -- Certification in Infection Control (CIC) Immunization requirements: -- MMR documentation -- Covid -- Varicella documentation -- Hep B documentation -- Flu vaccine -- TB documentation -- Physical within the last year Please submit your resume to this posting. Also, please visit us online at www.expressmohawkvalley.com to complete our application. Express Employment Professionals is an Equal Opportunity Employer Job Requirements:

  • Deliver nursing care to patients
  • Provide professional nursing care to patients
  • Ensure the nurse to nurse reports
  • Perform professional nursing care of patients
  • Provide direct professional nursing care to patients
  • Implement the nursing care plan and provide skilled nursing care
  • Provide skilled nursing care to assigned patients
  • Provide professional nursing care to assigned patients
  • Provide professional nursing care to patients within assigned unit
  • Provide general nursing care to patients
  • Educate the nursing staff on patient care
  • Coordinate the nursing care of assigned patients
  • Render professional nursing care to patients in need of medical care
  • Provide professional nursing care to patients within assigned unit
  • Coordinate nursing care for patients during hospitalization
  • Ensure that appropriate nursing care
  • Ensure that appropriate nursing care
  • Formulate individualized nursing care plans
  • Adapt patient care to individual patient needs
  • Assist the nurse managers in decisions regarding nursing care

Keywords: Express Employment Professionals - Headquarters, Utica , Registered Nurse Infection Prevention, Healthcare , Utica, New York

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