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Cottonwood Springs- Infection Prevention and Control Coordinator (RN)

Company: Springstone, Inc
Location: Olathe
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Job Description:

Academic/Faculty/Research opening in Olathe, Kansas. This and other rn jobs brought to you by NursingJobCafe.com DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?Ask Us Why 96% Of Our Patients Recommend Us To Others Who Need CareAsk Us Why Our Employee Engagement Survey Scores Are So HighSpringstone is a leading provider of high quality behavioral health care services in numerous markets throughout the United States. Springstone fulfills its mission of Changing People's Lives by building and operating innovative behavioral health care hospitals and outpatient locations that feature attractive design, nurturing environments, quality programming, and a patient-centric approach that delivers superior outcomes.We are seeking compassionate people who want to join us in providing high quality care to patients suffering from mental illness and addiction. Our employees are highly engaged and perform meaningful work everyday. Interested? Search our current openings listed below.JOB OPPORTUNITIESPosition: Cottonwood Springs- Infection Prevention and Control Coordinator (RN) Location: Olathe, KS Job Id: 3774-37 # of Openings: 1
Infection Prevention and Control Coordinator (RN)Full/Part Time Cottonwood Springs is a 72 -bed behavioral hospital located Olathe, KS. The hospital offers inpatient and outpatient mental health and addiction treatment to adults, adolescents and their families. The Cottonwood 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 staff
  • Healthy staffing levels
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Career growth
  • Competitive compensation
  • A Comprehensive Benefit package offered to Full and Part time team members 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. I
    • C 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. 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.*Source: Mental Health Outcomes: Patient Satisfaction Survey 2016

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