Infection Preventionist RN
Company: EagleCare LLC
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Infection Preventionist - RN
Bring your heart to work! -Caring people make the difference at
American Senior Communities!
Compassion, Accountability, Relationships and Excellence -are the
core values for American Senior Communities. These words not only
form an acronym for C.A.R.E., they are our guiding principles and
create the framework for all our relationships with customers, team
members and community at large.
American Senior Communities has proudly delivered patient centered
care since the year 2000, with a long history of excellent
outcomes. Each of our 80+ American Senior Community is part of the
neighborhood in which it exists. Our leaders and staff live in
surrounding areas and know the community well. We value the same
things in life that you do. The foundation of our senior living
communities is based on the knowledge that we'll be part of your
neighborhood for many, many years. We take great pride in our
hospitality and it is ingrained in everything we do. - As partners
in senior care, we are not just doing a job, but following a
Our commitment to our team members:
PayActiv - Hourly employees have immediate access up to 50% of your
Quarterly wage increases and bonus opportunities (conditions
Medical/Dental/Vision insurance plans - Affordable, low cost
Convenient telehealth services for all employees
Tuition assistance and certification reimbursement
PTO and holiday pay for full time staff
401k retirement plan
Employee Referral Bonus Program - get paid to refer a friend to
join our team
Workforce Chaplains: Confidential, non-denomination resources
available for employees and household family members of
Pathogen Reducing Air purification devices in corridors and common
areas to help combat COVID-19
What will you be doing and how will you make a difference at
American Senior Communities?
The Infection Preventionist is responsible for the facility's
Infection Prevention and Control Program. - The Infection
Preventionist is responsible for matching the learning needs of
nursing staff and non-nursing staff with educational programs
designed to meet dynamic resident care demands. -The Infection
Preventionist is responsible for assessing educational needs of
staff, coordinating programs based upon identified needs, and
ensuring compliance with all State and Federal guidelines for
infection prevention and control, -in-service education and new
employee orientation. - May serve as the Clinical Education Nurse
for the facility.
A member of the facility's QAPI program and reports to the
committee on the Infection Prevention and Control Program (IPCP)
and Antibiotic Stewardship Program on a routine basis and as
Monitor and tracks healthcare associated infections.
Provide on-site management of the facility COVID-19 prevention and
Conducts infection prevention and control surveillance activities
and audits adherence to recommended infection control
Provides competency-based training of healthcare personnel on
infection prevention and control practices.
Completes Infection Prevention and Control/Antibiotic Stewardship
and Clinical Education QAPI summary minutes and makes
recommendations for corrective action.
Monitors antibiotic usage and follows Antibiotic Stewardship
Monitors immunization and TB screening for residents and employees.
Includes tracking and administering all PPDs and HBV for all staff
and new hires. - Tracking and administering all PPDs, TB screening,
Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccinations for residents.
Licensure as Registered Nurse
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Clinical experience with an ongoing interest and enthusiasm for
creating educational programs that address the unique issues
associated with care of the aged.
Advanced training in infection prevention and control by
certificate or through CDC training program. -
Keywords: Registered Nurse, Infection Control
We are committed to the safety and health of our team members,
residents and families we serve. As such, ASC is proud to have
implemented a mandatory vaccination policy, requiring COVID-19
vaccination(s) for all employees and new hires. - In accordance
with our mission to compassionately serve every resident with
quality care and excellence, we firmly believe that vaccinating all
employees is essential for our customer's safety and health. - New
hires, including rehires, will need to show evidence of full
vaccination on or before start or receive their first dose or one
dose vaccine prior to start date. -
As such, we are asking those candidates who wish to request an
exemption from being required to be vaccinated, submit a request
for their exemption through the process outlined in the electronic
onboarding paperwork. Should you have any questions regarding this,
please speak with your recruiting contact directly. -
We are Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority /
Female / Disability / Veteran and other protected categories.
-Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other
manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they
have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the
pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have
access to the compensation information of other employees or
applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot
disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals
who do not otherwise have access to compensation information,
unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or
charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding,
hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the
employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to
furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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