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RN Infection Preventionist

Company: Apple Rehab Middletown
Location: Middletown
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Apple Rehab Middletown is a 70 bed skilled nursing facility located in Middletown,CT. Our facility is easily accessible from route 9, minutes from downtown, and on the bus line. Our staff and residents enjoy spending time near our beautiful memorial garden in our large backyard. Our employees dedication and family-like relationships is what sets our building apart from others.Apple Rehab -is a family owned and operated company that treats residents and staff like family too. Our expert team of senior management is located at our home office, -right in Avon, CT, ensuring superior care from a local company. Our leadership is not across the country, but rather in your backyard.Job Description: Apple Rehab -is a family owned and operated company that treats residents and staff like family too. Our expert team of senior management is located at our home office, -right in Avon, CT, ensuring superior care from a local company. Our leadership is not across the country, but rather in your backyard.RN Registered Nurse Infection PreventionistPlans, develops, organizes, implements, and evaluates the infection control program. Researches current literature and technical reports to ensure that the facility's infection control processes and procedures are maintained to appropriate standards. Communicates compliance related issues to appropriate parties.The RN Registered Nurse Infection Preventionist monitors, through surveillance and inspection, as appropriate, to ensure that proper procedures are being followed consistently and within quality standards.The RN Registered Nurse Infection Preventionist collaborates with and assists supervisors and professionals in training and educating all personnel as to the importance of required procedures. Prepares required reports for quarterly medical staff meetings.The RN Registered Nurse Infection Preventionist monitors all residents and staff infections. Tracks and oversees reporting of any outbreaks within the facility. Also tracks all IV usage and antibiotic usage within the resident population. Consults on wound care and tracks wounds and skin issues of all types Provides direct nursing care as needed by the Nursing Services Department.The preferred candidate will be wound care certified in accordance with requirements of the CMS Mega Rule.Qualifications:

  • Must hold a current state RN license and be a nurse in good standing.
  • Must meet all applicable federal and state licensure requirements.
  • Ability to supervise and instruct others.
  • Attention to detail, good follow through skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Previous experience in a hospital or long term care facility.
  • Must be knowledgeable of general, rehabilitative, and infection control requirements, OSHA laws and regulations, nursing and medical practices, and guidelines governing long term care.
  • Demonstrates cooperation in assisting others and ability to work as a team.Apple Rehab offers an attractive benefit package for employees of 30 hours or greater that may include the following:
    • Scholarships and career growth opportunities
    • 4 Weeks Paid Time Off
    • 7 Paid Holidays
    • Health Insurance Benefits
    • Call-a-Doc / 24-7 MD telephone service
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Life Insurance
    • 401K Retirement Program
    • Longevity CreditIND123

Keywords: Apple Rehab Middletown, Middletown , RN Infection Preventionist, Healthcare , Middletown, Connecticut

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