Infection Preventionist RN

Location
Greeley, Colorado
Salary
Join our team!
Posted
Oct 06, 2020
Ref
req49720
Industry
Healthcare
Role
Nurse
Location: Good Samaritan Society Bonell Community

Address: 708 22nd St, Greeley, CO 80631-1508 USA

Employment Type: Full-Time

Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts

Job Responsibilities
  • Primary Job Responsibilities Must maintain an active Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing throughout employment.
  • Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation.
  • CPR certification must remain current during employment.
  • Must have completed an approved Infection Preventionist Certification course (e.g., CDC) or will complete within first 90 days of hire.
  • Prior experience with geriatrics preferred.
  • Specific Job Requirements Serves as designated associate responsible for monitoring Public Health Advisories from local, state, and federal agencies including the CDC; established campus-wide systems for tracking, testing and reporting results
  • Serves as the facility's IPC for COVID-19 prevention and response activities, in accordance with current CDC recommendations
  • Maintains a current knowledge of infection control trends, methodologies, and employee health practices
  • Performs work within the scope of his/her license
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Must be knowledgeable of Infection Prevention and Control practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing nursing functions in the post-acute care facility
  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the Infection Prevention and Control Program
  • Must perform proficiently in all applicable competency areas
  • Secondary Job Responsibilities in cooperation with the Clinical Lead Development Specialist and under the direction of the Director of Nursing, lead and coordinate the nursing department employee training and competencies
  • Assist in on-call rotation and/or weekend rotation with the nursing leadership team
  • Assist working the floor, if needed

Qualifications
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Licensure, registration or certification for state of practice is required.
  • Ability to communicate and comprehend.
  • Knowledge of basic nursing skills, knowledge of infection control principles.

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit https//www.good-sam.com/jobs/benefits

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit https//www.good-sam.com/lp/careers/eeo-and-affirmative-action

Division: NURSING SERVICES

Req ID: req49720

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