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Infection Control Nurse

Company: Springstone, Inc
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Infectious Disease opening in Vancouver, Washington. This and other rn jobs brought to you by NursingJobCafe.com

Overview

Full Time Infection Control RNFantastic OPPORTUNITY$10,000 sign on bonus Rainier Springs is a 72 -bed behavioral hospital located Vancouver, WA . The hospital offers inpatient and outpatient mental health and addiction treatment to adults, adolescents and their families. At Rainier Springs we are dedicated to Changing People's Lives.® The Rainier Springs Nursing Team is devoted to providing innovative and exceptional psychiatric care in a safe and therapeutic environment. We focus on creating a strong foundation for long-term healing and recovery with evidence-based practices, and utilizing medication therapy that is relevant and up to date. Above all, we truly value that both the patients and our staff are treated with dignity and respect, always going that extra mile to ensure a positive environment. So, do you have what it takes to become part of a team dedicated to Changing People's Lives®? Members of our team Enjoy:

Working with a highly engaged staffHealthy staffing levelsFlexible schedulingCareer growthCompetitive compensation
  • Daily Pay - We've partnered with DailyPay, a voluntary benefit to offer employees access to their pay on their own schedule
    Position Details

    Infection Prevention and Control Coordinator protects patients, employees and guests from communicable diseases by directing and coordinates infection prevention and control program for the hospital.IC assumes direct responsibility for infection surveillance, infection control reporting, and provision of infection control technical support and education for the facility staff. IC coordinates the preventative and intervention measures as well as the tracking and reporting system associated with this effort.IC compares laboratory reports with communicable diseases list to identify conditions that require infection control procedures.IC advises and consults with physicians, nurses and hospital personnel concerning precautions to be taken to protect patients, staff, and other persons from possible contamination or infection.IC investigates infection control problems and arranges for follow-up care for persons exposed to infection or disease.IC instructs hospital personnel in universal and specific infection control procedures.IC ensures that the facility meets infection prevention and control standards of all regulatory bodies by following the current guidelines issued by the CDC.
    Qualifications

    Requirements:
    Degree from an accredited college or university in nursing or relevant licensure required.Current unencumbered license to practice by the State Board of Nursing relevant to the state of the hospital.Member of APIC, participates in local chapter meetings. Completion of APIC's Infection Prevention course.CPR certification and Crisis Prevention Training (CPI) within 30 days.Completion of additional age specific training within 30 days.A strong knowledge of TJC, Medicare, OSHA, patient rights, and all applicable state and federal laws and regulations governing mental health care facilities must be obtained within 30 days of employment.Experience:
    Previous experience as an infection control practitioner preferred.

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Keywords: Springstone, Inc, Vancouver , Infection Control Nurse, Healthcare , Vancouver, Washington

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