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Infection Control Nurse - RN - FT - Day

Company: Cornerstone Healthcare Group
Location: Mcallen
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Job Description:

Overview

W ho We Are



Cornerstone Healthcare Group is a leading healthcare company committed to improving the health and well-being of patients by providing an environment of continuous process improvement, teamwork, integrity, fiscal responsibility and endless customer service. Cornerstone operates long-term acute care hospitals under the Cornerstone and Solara brand names in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arizona, Arkansas and West Virginia.



Why Work for Us?



Our hospitals offer competitive compensation and benefits, but that is not why our employees come to work for us. As a Cornerstone employee, you are truly a valued contributor to our team. It is no wonder why our employees gave us high scores in both overall satisfaction and employee engagement in our latest Cornerstone Employee Partnership Survey.



Our Core Values are woven into the fabric of our culture and ingrained in our employees and how they perform their jobs every day.



Responsibilities

The Infection Control Nurse will assess, plan, organize, develop, implement and evaluate the infection control and employee health programs and their activities in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations and JCAHO standards. The Infection Control Program is directed by a Medical Director to ensure and maintain an effective infection control program.



The Infection Control Nurse dutiesinclude:

Overseeing the annual development, implementation, and evaluation of Infection Prevention goals and objectives, and conducting planning and risk assessment to reduce and control the risk of health care associated infections
Maintaining an effective hospital-wide program for the surveillance, prevention and control of infections, in accordance with Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) recommendations and Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (TJC) standards
Integrating infection control into all hospital activities and developing awareness about the Infection Prevention and Control Program.
Maintaining regular communication with agencies, healthcare facilities, and federal, state, and local public health authorities
Preserving and improving the quality of care by sharing information with all relevant departments
Managing the collection and analysis of healthcare associated infection data, as well as the development and presentation of reports and educational programs for personnel and patients
Ensuring that requested patient information is provided to the Department of Health Services, and recommending to local leadership/Risk Management when Public Health/Dept. of Health should be notified in the event of an outbreak
Overseeing infection prevention and control practices, as well as assisting departments in survey readiness and preparation for regulatory standard reviews, accreditation and licensure surveys in both the acute and ambulatory care areas (e.g. The Joint Commission, OSHA, DPH, CMS, etc.)
Perform additional duties assigned

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

Minimum nursing degree from an accredited school or nursing.

Must have a minimum of two (2) years clinical experience in an acute hospital or other related healthcare facility.

Must possess a working knowledge of epidemiology, microbiology, infectious disease, and aseptic technique to include standard/universal precautions.




Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state employed.

APIC Certification in infection control preferred, but not necessary

Keywords: Cornerstone Healthcare Group, McAllen , Infection Control Nurse - RN - FT - Day, Healthcare , Mcallen, Texas

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