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Infection Control Nurse (RN)

Company: Axiom Healthcare Services
Location: Olathe
Posted on: December 9, 2018

Job Description:

Category: NursingLocation: Olathe, KansasPosition at St. Anthony's Senior Care Hospital - Olathe

Job Description

As the Infection Control Nurse, you will work alongside the hospital's Director of Nursing to ensure patients receive world class care. You will be directly responsible for the entirety of infection prevention and control activities within the hospital. To ensure patients get the right treatment, you will review the condition of the patient, the doctor's orders, and insurance to formulate a treatment plan for each patient. Ideally, you will possess leadership skills, value challenging work and strong working relationships, have effective communication skills, and be organized. This is a highly valued position in the hospital.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Assess quality of patient care
  • Conduct regular rounds and infection control assessments in hospital departments
  • Provide management of the nursing care to the patients
  • Complete admission assessments on all newly admitted patients
  • Transfer and discharge patients with appropriate and accurate information
    General Responsibilities:
    • Ensure all nursing related staff is effectively trained, monitored, and evaluated regarding infection prevention and control
    • Provide education and training opportunities to ensure constant implementation of infection prevention and control practices
    • Facilitate the utilization review process, including data collection, organization of meetings, and report on findings
    • Communicate infection control findings in written report format for the MEC and Governing Board
    • Plan and implement the Antibiotic Stewardship Program in compliance with CMS/TJC Requirements
    • Communicate with and educate family members regarding the progress of patients and help them understand their family member's mental illness
      Qualifications:
      • Current state RN license required
      • Associate or Bachelor's degree in Nursing required
      • 1+ year(s) of experience in an inpatient healthcare environment and/or behavioral health environment required
      • 1+ year(s) of experience in infection control in an inpatient healthcare environment required
      • Certification in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC) by Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) is preferred. If not certified, must have a certified mentor and take the credentialing exam within three (3) years of employment in the position.
        Working Conditions:
        • Behavioral healthcare in a hospital environment
        • May require standing up or walking for up to 75% of the time
        • Required to use assistance when attempting to assist, lift or carry objects over 25 lbs. PI106051606

          Keywords: Axiom Healthcare Services, Olathe , Infection Control Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Olathe, Kansas

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