CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
1.Implement's the division's planning, documentation, implementation and evaluation of the Infection Prevention Program within the facility for the prevention of infection, including but not limited to
Infection Prevention Plan
2.Provides consultation to departments, facility leaders, and employees on matters of Infection Prevention implementation, education, outbreaks, and potential transmission of communicable disease.
3.Leads the facility's Infection Prevention team in implementation of the division's best-practices, including leading committees, providing education, facilitating product changes, and implementing policies in the following areas:
Employee health and safety
Reduction of Healthcare acquired infections
Investigation and resolution of outbreaks and communicable disease exposures
Compliance with accreditory and regulatory standard
4.Ensures the Infection Prevention data prepared and presented to facility committees, leaders, and other key stakeholders is complete, accurate, and timely, including clinical staff, staff, including but not limited to:
Infection Prevention surveillance software
NHSN and other reporting software
reports of quality outcomes
5.Collaborates with division Infection Preventionists and the division Infection Prevention Coordinator and facility leaders to implement Infection Prevention best-practices within the facility.
Licensed Registered Nurse, BSN or BSN must be obtained in 5 years
Active RN licensure in the state of Nebraska, Iowa or nurse licensure compact.
Master's preferred. Certified in Infection Prevention and Control (C.I.C.) preferred