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INFECTION PREVENTIONIST (RN) Registered Nurse

Company: Complete Care At Chestnut Hill
Location: Passaic
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

NOW HIRING: INFECTION PREVENTIONIST (RN) Registered Nurseccchestnuthill.comComplete Care at Chestnut Hill360 Chestnut St, Passaic, NJ 07055 48 mi(973) 777-7800The job description of an Infection Preventionist Registered Nurse (RN) in a long-term care setting typically encompasses a range of responsibilities aimed at preventing and controlling the spread of infections within the facilityMonitoring and Surveillance: Regularly monitor residents, staff, and visitors for signs and symptoms of infectious diseases. Conduct surveillance of infections within the facility to identify trends and patterns.Education and Training: Develop and implement education and training programs for staff on infection control practices, including hand hygiene, use of personal protective equipment (PPE), and isolation precautions.Policy Development: Collaborate with facility leadership to develop and implement policies and procedures related to infection prevention and control, in accordance with regulatory requirements and best practices.Outbreak Management: Lead the response to outbreaks of infectious diseases within the facility, including conducting investigations, implementing control measures, and communicating with relevant stakeholders.Data Analysis and Reporting: Collect, analyze, and report data on infections and infection control practices within the facility. Prepare reports for facility leadership, regulatory agencies, and other stakeholders as required.Collaboration and Communication: Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to promote a culture of infection prevention and control. Communicate effectively with staff, residents, families, and external agencies regarding infection control practices and initiatives.Quality Improvement Initiatives: Participate in quality improvement initiatives related to infection prevention and control, including conducting audits and implementing evidence-based practices to reduce the risk of infections.Regulatory Compliance: Ensure compliance with relevant regulatory requirements and accreditation standards related to infection prevention and control, such as those set forth by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).Continuing Education and Professional Development: Stay informed about current trends, research, and best practices in infection preventionand control through ongoing education and professional development activities.Risk Assessment and Mitigation: Conduct risk assessments to identify potential sources of infections within the facility and develop strategies to mitigate these risks.Environmental Safety: Collaborate with environmental services staff to ensure that cleaning and disinfection protocols are followed to maintain a clean and safe environment for residents, staff, and visitors.Emergency Preparedness: Participate in emergency preparedness activities related to infectious diseases, including developing plans for pandemic response and coordinating with local public health authorities.NOW HIRING: INFECTION PREVENTIONIST (RN) Registered NurseBenefits: Competitive salary GREAT Health, dental, and vision insurance 401k Paid time off Continuing education opportunities Tuition Reimbursement Same day pay!NOW HIRING: INFECTION PREVENTIONIST (RN) Registered NurseComplete Care at Chestnut Hill is an equal opportunity employer.NOW HIRING: INFECTION PREVENTIONIST (RN) Registered Nurse#LI-AM1#cc2024by Jobble

Keywords: Complete Care At Chestnut Hill, Passaic , INFECTION PREVENTIONIST (RN) Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Passaic, New Jersey

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