Infection Prevention (Rn)

Gainesville Health Care Center Gainesville , FL 32601

Posted 2 months ago

THE PLAZA HEALTH AND REHAB

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Reports To: Director of Nursing/Executive Director

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Set standards and evaluate infection prevention practices

Maintain confidentiality of medical records

Protect the security of medical records

Report inaccurate documentation

Report incomplete documentation

Request documentation from physicians

Resolve inaccurate documentation

Resolve incomplete documentation

Enforce dress codes

Enforce policies and procedures

Counsel subordinates on work performance or procedure violations

Provide instruction for appropriate nursing care to subordinates

Supervise application and removal of restraints

Develop, implement, and evaluate safety standards

Ensure appropriate personal protective equipment is available to, and used by, staff

Participate in training and educational classes

Maintain knowledge/understanding of applicable Federal and State laws and regulations

Understand and follow safety procedures

Report safety violations

Follow isolation precaution/procedures

Properly use and dispose of personal protective equipment

Follow safety procedures

Participate in safety program

Conduct accident/incident investigation

Implement standard precautions and isolation procedures

Develop/implement accident/injury avoidance training

Participate in quality improvement program

Understand and follow procedures

Understand and follow instructions

Perform assigned tasks in accordance with policies, procedures, and work schedules

Cooperate with other employees to ensure nursing services meet residents' needs

Create and maintain warm, positive, atmosphere of resident care and interest

Create and maintain calm, competent, environment

Maintain confidentiality of residents' care information

Investigate allegations of resident abuse/misappropriation of resident property

Provide data to Quality Assurance and Assessment Committee

Participate in cross-functional problem solving

Compile information

Understand and apply the Employee Handbook

Assist new employees with policies, procedures, and work practices

Enter data

Compose reports

Prepare documents in MS Word

Participate in and promote the quality assurance program

Implement and maintain nursing objectives and standards

Understand and comply with Code of Conduct

Conduct investigations

Must be able to be on call

Eligibility Factors

Florida Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing is required. Associate or Bachelor of Science in Nursing is desirable.

Candidates are required to attain and maintain CPR certification. Understanding of infection control in a nursing facility is required. Experience performing the essential functions of the position is required with at least 2 years long term care experience.

It is the policy of the Company to maintain a drug-free workplace as a condition of employment and/or continued employment. All employees and job applicants must abide by the terms of this policy.



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Infection Prevention (Rn)

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