RN Infection Preventionist

ID 2024-1789
Location/Org Data : Name
The Pines at Glens Falls
Category
Nursing
Rate of Pay
USD $78,000.00 - USD $80,000.00 /Yr.

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A Great Place to Work

 

The Pines at Glens Falls is a proud affiliate of National Health Care Associates. As a Certified Great Place to Work, we think that you are going to love it here. Your work will be meaningful to you. You will make a genuine difference in the lives of our aging guests and the families that love them. You will enjoy lasting bonds with the families you meet and with the teams you work on. And if you desire, you will experience real career growth where your expertise and dedication is valued and appreciated. We invite you to join our team!

 

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RN Infection Preventionist

 

What You'll Do:

 

Responsibilities: As an RN Infection Preventionist, you will be responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring infection prevention and control programs. You will be practitioner, resource, consultant, educator, and facilitator for all staff to ensure a safe environment throughout our facility.


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide oversight of infection control and prevention program to identify and prevent the spread of infections for residents and staff
  • Review, update and direct the implementation of infection control & prevention policies and procedures
  • Oversee the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, the Employee Health Program and Universal Influenza Program
  • Serve as a member of the Quality Assessment & Assurance Committee
  • Ensure compliance to new hire screening, documentation and immunization reporting per state and federal regulatory requirements
  • Perform rounds to identify potential hazards, monitor infection control practices, identify educational needs and evaluate compliance with standard and transmission based precautions
  • Develop and deliver staff education programs to all staff
  • Track, analyze and present surveillance trends and develop action plans in conjunction with QAPI process
  • Maintain records and reporting as required by state and federal regulations

If you are a vigilant, detail-oriented, healthcare professional whose personal mission is safeguarding the world from infection, we encourage you to join our team as an Infection Preventionist! Make a real difference in people's lives in an organization where your expertise and dedication are valued and appreciated.

 

#Tier1

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What We Offer

 

As an affiliate of National Health Care, our Glens Falls team enjoys:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Weekly Pay
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment
  • The chance to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our residents

 

Rate of Pay

USD $78,000.00 - USD $80,000.00 /Yr.

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What We Offer:

Supportive work environment at facility Certified as A Great Place To Work

Retention bonus of $8000

Nursing school Loan Repayment program for $5000 every year

Weekly paychecks

Medical/RX plans HMOs & H.S.A.

Multiple dental plans and vision plan

Paid Short term disability and paid life insurance with voluntary buy up

401 K Plan

Paid time off

 

Qualifications of an Infection Preventionist include:

  • Licensed in NY as Registered Nurse
  • Certified as Infection Control Preventionist preferred but willingness to become Certified at company’s expense required.
  • Strong clinical, organizational, and decision-making skills
  • Experience in a Long-Term Care or similar healthcare setting preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment

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We Hire for Heart!

 

National Health Care Associates (National) is proud to be a family-run organization since 1984. Like family, each of National’s centers are unique but share common values: Kindness, Service, Compassion and Excellence.  Today, our centers include more than 30 premier providers of short-term rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and post-hospital care including several named “Best Of” by US News & World Report.  When you join the team at a National center, you join a team that provides life-changing care to thousands of patients, residents, and families in a Great Place to Work Certified environment.

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