Infection Preventionist - Full-time 40 hrs
Company: Jewish Senior Services
Posted on: May 3, 2021
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 Control
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 heads
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.
Jewish Senior Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. Accordingly, all applicants for employment and all
persons employed in any capacity are treated without regard to
race, color, national origin, religious affiliation, age, gender,
sexual preference, marital status, ancestry, genetic predisposition
or carrier status, physical or mental disability, Vietnam Era
Veteran or other veteran status or any other legally protected
class. The fair and equitable treatment imposed by this policy
encompasses, but is not limited to, all aspects of the employment
process including: personnel recruitment, advertising, all hiring
practices, promotions and transfers, rates of pay and other forms
of compensation, benefits, selection for training, layoff and
terminations, and all facility sponsored social and recreational
Jewish Senior Services will strive to make a reasonable
accommodation, as required by law, for qualified individuals with
known disabilities to enable them to perform the essential
functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which
he/she is currently employed unless doing so would result in an
undue hardship on the operation of its business. Any individual who
believes they may require such accommodation should contact
Employee Relations at 203-365-6457.
It is the responsibility of all staff to conform to both the letter
and spirit of this Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Statement. The designated person at Jewish Senior Services for
issues concerning Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity
is Soncerria Holland, 203-365-6456, firstname.lastname@example.org .
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