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Infection Preventionist RN

Genesis Healthcare

Location: 8005 US Highway 60 West, Lewisport, KY, US 42351
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: October 25, 2023
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State: KY City: Lewisport Area of Interest: Nursing - Other Full-Time or Part-Time: Full Time Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt Requisition Number 470824 Job Title Infection Preventionist -- RN Location Heartland Villa Center - Genesis HealthCare City Lewisport State Kentucky Position Type Full Time Job Description
*Health, Dental, Vision, Company-paid life insurance, 401K, Paid Time Off
*Employee Assistance Program to support mental health
*Employee Foundation to financially assist through unforeseen hardships
*Tuition, Travel, and Wireless Service Discounts
*Variable compensation plans
*Employee Assistance Program to support mental health
*Employee Foundation to financially assist through unforeseen hardships
*Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive (DEI) workplace with DEI committee. DEI is a part of our company's DNA.
Restrictions apply based on collective bargaining agreements, applicable state law and factors such as pay classification, job grade, location, and length of service.
The Infection Preventionist -- RN serves as the nursing centers' prevention and control officer and functions as a practitioner, resource, consultant, educator and facilitator.
Position Highlights
*Oversee the nursing centers' Infection Control and Prevention Program to minimize the risk of infection.
*Manage the employee health program which includes the universal influenza program.
*Facilitate infection control training for all newly hired employees and conduct annual competency training for nurses administering tuberculosis testing.
*Develop education programs in response to infection control needs identified through Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement, rounding and nursing center quality measures.
Genesis HealthCare is a leading provider of healthcare services from short-term to long-term care and a wide variety of living options and professional clinical services. We are changing how care is delivered by bringing together people like you -- passionate, highly skilled and motivated to make a difference.
Our mission: We improve the lives we touch through the delivery of high-quality healthcare and everyday compassion.
*We Care Deeply about YOU! Guided by our Core Values, Code of Conduct and Ethics program, we foster a culture of care and compassion. We focus on improving the quality of care through creativity and innovation, honesty and integrity in all we do.
*We Develop YOU! We provide career ladders, education and training opportunities so you can build a long and successful career with Genesis.
*We Appreciate YOU! We value your contributions to the Genesis mission and vision and instill an environment of teamwork and enjoyment in working together. We recognize and celebrate our shared successes.
*We are Committed to YOU! We know you are the vital link between Genesis, our patients and residents! We inspire you to be your best self.
*We Protect YOU! We take great pride in meeting or exceeding CDC and CMS standards.
Qualifications Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current registered nurse licensure by the State Board of Nursing. BSN preferred Infection Control and Prevention certification is strongly preferred. This specialty certification must be obtained within the first 2 years of employment if not already in place A minimum of three years full-time or equivalent nursing experience is required with a minimum of two years of nursing experience in long-term care nursing. One year experience in a management/administrative or supervisory capacity is preferred. Previous experience in infection control is preferred. Must work flexible hours in order to meet with employees working evening and night shifts. Pay Target $31.00-$37.00 hour