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RN - Infection Preventionist

Company: Boulevard Rehabilitation Center
Location: Boynton Beach
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

*Discover Excellence, Stability and Rewarding Care at Boulevard Rehabilitation Center.**Calling All Compassionate Infection Prevention Control Officer's Seeking to Join a Top-Rated Nursing Facility!*Boulevard Rehabilitation Center, proudly recognized as a *Top Long-Term Nursing Home* according to U.S. News & World Report, is searching for a skilled and dedicated IPCO's to join our exceptional nursing team. We offer a stable, supportive work environment where teamwork, excellence, and resident care are our top priorities.*Why Choose Boulevard Rehabilitation Center?** *Award-Winning Care & Stable Environment:* We're honored to be recognized for our exceptional long-term care and take pride in our *exceptionally low turnover rate*. This stability fosters strong relationships among our staff, leading to better communication and consistent care for our residents.* *Beautiful Surroundings:* *Tour our facility* and experience the *well-manicured courtyards and overall cleanliness* firsthand. We believe in providing a comfortable and aesthetically pleasing environment for both residents and staff.* *Experienced Leadership:* Meet with our Director of Nursing, Tanisha Spurlock, and discuss your career goals in a supportive and collaborative environment. Benefit from her expertise and experience the positive work atmosphere she cultivates.*Apply today and take the first step towards a fulfilling nursing career in a top-rated, award-winning facility!*The Infection Prevention Control Officer (IPCO) is a qualified LPN or RN with knowledge of CDC guidelines, Joint Commission standards, occupational health standards, and federal and state regulations related to infection prevention and control in skilled nursing facilities. The IPCO is responsible for the administration of the center wide Infection Prevention Program, which includes among other functions the identification, investigation, reporting, prevention, and control of center acquired infections among residents, staff and guests.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; Responsible for staff education regarding infection prevention and control protocols and conducting staff skills checks and education competency. Responsible for infection prevention and control surveillance, as well as outbreak identification and control. Implements and maintains systems for preventing, identifying, reporting, investigating, and controlling infections and communicable diseases for residents, staff, volunteers, visitors, and other individuals providing services under arrangement based upon its center and resident assessments. These systems will be reviewed and updated, as needed, or at a minimum annually. Reviews, modifies, and interprets infection prevention and control policies and procedures as necessary, or at a minimum annually. Develops, maintains, and periodically updates infection prevention and control processes and techniques in accordance with current best practices. Makes written and oral reports/recommendations to the Administrator, as necessary/required, concerning the infection prevention and control program of the center. Participates in new employee orientation and coordinates competency completion related to infection prevention and control policies and practices. Participates as a member of the centers Quality Assurance & Assessment Committee and reports to the committee on a regular basis. Serves as lead member of the committee for Infection Prevention and Control and collaborates with the infection prevention and control inter-disciplinary team. Completes the infection prevention and control risk assessment (ICRA). Performs annual and periodic reviews to further enhance centers ICRA and ensures appropriate QAPIs are in place to address. Coordinates and manages adherence to the employee health program (immunizations, exposures, physical exams, fit testing, etc.). Maintains and protects the confidentiality of employee and resident health files. Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations. Other duties as assigned.Job Type: Full-timePay: $25.50 - $30.71 per hourExpected hours: 40 per weekBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Monday to FridayAbility to Relocate:* Boynton Beach, FL 33435: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Boulevard Rehabilitation Center, Boynton Beach , RN - Infection Preventionist, Healthcare , Boynton Beach, Florida

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