Job Title: Infection Preventionist - Licensed Vocational Nurse or (RN may be considered).
Job Opening 4 Locations:
Placerville, Long Beach, Lancaster, Auburn, (California)
We are a player of an authentic culture bringing a phenomenal team of professionals to one long- standing corporation. Our benefits are worth more than imaginable, the stability of our organization speaks volumes. A changing outlook on what it means to do the job of an LVN in Skilled Nursing, affords us the opportunity to add additional nurse professionals to a few of our locations within California. Inviting you to participate in the interview process means you are qualified to do the job of a Licensed Vocational Nurse - Infection Preventionist for our company. This is a job for someone seeking growth opportunities.
The Infection Preventionist reports to the Director of Nursing and partners with
the Medical Director, the Administrator or Quality Officer, and other
stakeholders to develop a system of care that promotes sound and scientific
infection prevention principles and practices.
This individual is accountable for decreasing the incidence and transmission of
infectious diseases between patients, staff, visitors and the community.
Through strategic planning, leadership and consultation, you will lead and
direct a robust team in the identification and implementation of infection
prevention goals and objectives throughout the facility.
Position Responsibilities and Qualifications
In this key position, essential job duties and responsibilities include:
Partners with the Medical Director for Epidemiology/Infectious Disease to develop, implement and
evaluate annual infection prevention goals and action plan
Partners with facility leaders, physicians, local, state, and national agencies on activities related
to infection prevention
Oversees the operations of the infection prevention, epidemiology, industrial hygiene, and
relevant safety programs
Accountable for surveillance of healthcare acquired and community acquired infections
Manages goal setting process for system, unit and physician goals related to healthcare acquired
infections and conditions
Lead industrial hygiene program to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, mitigate and control
Participates in the national collaboratives and external reporting to CDC NHSN system, and other
Post-acute specific quality organization.
Required: Licensed in California - LVN or RN
One year experience working in an IP role in a skilled nursing facility or acute care setting.
Course completion specializing in Infection Prevention