Infection Preventionist - Full-time 40 hrs.
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Summary: Responsible for the monitoring of infections and
infection trends and coordinating the systems and training to
prevent and/or reduce widespread infections at JSS.
Reports To: Nursing Director
1.Develops a system for detection of breakdown of Infection
2.Confers with department heads, nurses, and nursing personnel
and solicits their counsel concerning the techniques, procedures,
products and equipment used as it relates to the departments
infection control program.
3.Works closely with the Director in reviewing and revision of
nursing procedures as related to infection control.
4.Participates in the evaluation of sanitation needs through the
use of statistics, records, surveys and personnel conferences.
5.Participates in the development of applicable techniques and
procedures for maintaining a high level of infection control in all
6.Maintains confidentiality at all times.
7.Maintains effective communication with all department
Minimum Qualifications: Education Graduate of school of
professional nursing; BSN preferred Experience 1 year experience in
Infection Control in a LTC setting Licensure RN, State of
Connecticut, Certification in Infection Control preferred
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to handle multiple demands
and deadlines; Ability to communicate effectively; Ability to
utilize various software packages to carryout position
responsibilities. Physical and Mental Demands: This description of
responsibilities is intended to reflect the major responsibilities
and duties of the job, but is not intended to describe minor duties
or other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.
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