Regional Infection Preventionist - Annapolis, Maryland - NurseRecruiter.com

Permanent Nursing Job in
Annapolis , Maryland

  • Employer: AMS OnSite
  • Profession: Registered Nurse
  • Specialty: Infection Control
  • Compensation: $38.00 - $50.00 per hour

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The Infection Preventionist performs surveillance, education, consultation, data analysis, aggregation and reporting of infection or risk of infection. Identifies and reduces the risk of infection.

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• Provide education on the AMSOnSite program and promote education of staff on other infection prevention topics via onsite training, in-services and/or webinars;

• Assist with development/revision of a facility IPC risk assessment to identify priority areas for program improvement on an annual basis;

• Assist with the collection and analysis of quarterly viral and bacterial respiratory pathogen screening and monthly infection surveillance data based on facility methodology and criteria for healthcare-associated infections;

• Assist with quarterly environmental rounds using a standardized tool and monitoring strategy;

• Assist with evaluation of products, devices or equipment related to IPC;

• Attend QAPI meetings of the assigned facilities as requested by the SNF IP;

• Provide a semi-annual report to facility administrators of completed consultations/educational sessions and data analysis for quarterly screenings.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

• Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) licensed in their state of residency;

• Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience; with IPC responsibilities and SNF experience as a clinician;

• Ability to provide both on-site and remote consultation to assigned SNFs;

• Successful completion of the CDC TRAIN Nursing Home Infection Preventionist training curriculum within 30 days of hire;

Location

Annapolis, Maryland

Employment Type

Permanent

Compensation

$38.00 - $50.00 per hour

Employer

AMS OnSite

Date Posted

Jul 15th, 2020

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