Registered Nurse Infection Preventionist L Full Time Days

Drug Information Association Inc Tarpon Springs , FL 34689

Posted 2 months ago

Internal Number: 21030762

Description

Work Hours/Shift

Full Time Days

AdventHealth North Pinellas

You will be responsible for:

  • INFECTION PREVENTIONIST RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviews, analyzes and applies existing standards and/or guidelines of applicable professional organizations, accreditation organizations, regulatory and governmental agencies

  • Consults with Chair of Therapeutics Committee and Medical Director of Emergency Department whenever professional guidance is needed

  • Works in conjunction with the Chair of Therapeutics Committee to evaluate and enhance the effectiveness of the Infection Prevention program.

  • Reviews microbiological data on a daily basis for significant findings and advises appropriate personnel as necessary regarding significant findings

  • Apply epidemiologic principles and statistical methods to identify trends and risk factors, designs and evaluates prevention and control strategies

  • Generates and analyzes surveillance data using standardized definitions and basic statistical techniques. Reports outcomes.

  • Critically evaluates significance of surveillance findings and compares those to external data sources

  • Prepares agenda and minutes for the Infection Prevention section of Therapeutics Committee

  • Maintains documentation to Infection Prevention programs, nosocomial infections and reportable diseases

  • Distributes Infection Prevention data to Medical Staff, Department Directors and others as appropriate

  • Reports information required by City and/or State Health Departments, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or other official agencies.

  • Provides Infection Prevention education during orientation and as learning needs are identified

  • Assesses the educational needs within the facility and provides educational sessions.

  • Assists with discharge education for patients with an infectious or communicable disease.

  • Evaluates educational programs or tools related to Infection Prevention on a regular basis.

  • Provides consultation to Administration, committees, and Directors on issues regarding Infection Prevention

  • Assists other departments in development and review of policies and procedures as related to Infection Prevention

  • Reviews and updates the Infection Prevention Plan annually to include goals and measurable objectives

  • Participates in the AH North Pinellas multi-disciplinary approach for Quality Improvement Strategies.

  • Identifies opportunities for improvement based on data and observations, and integrates these into the FHNP's overall Performance Improvement Plan

  • Coordinates the implementation of the Infection Prevention policies within the hospital

  • Actively participates in assigned committees

  • Assists in the evaluation of new products and equipment as related to Infection Prevention

  • Develops and manages the Infection Prevention budget.

  • EMPLOYEE HEALTH MANAGER RESPONSIBILITES (BY DIRECT PERFORMANCE OR BY DELEGATION TO EMPLOYEE HEALTH NURSE)

  • Actively participates and monitors the Employee Health Program.

  • Consults with Occupational Health physician per protocol

  • Coordinates post-employment physicals

  • Coordinates employee immunization program

  • Conducts employee PPD testing program

  • Reviews employee titers and makes recommendations as necessary

  • Investigates all cases of employee exposures to communicable diseases and blood and/or body fluids

  • Conducts follow-up for exposure to blood and body fluids

  • Administers injections as needed by employees presenting with proper documentation

  • Provides Employee Health orientation to all new personnel

  • Develops and monitors an injury and illness surveillance system. The system integrates monitoring, reporting and prevention through trending

  • Develops a system for identifying high-risk employees and staff. The system monitors employee immunization status for infectious diseases

  • Tracks and reports work related infectious diseases to Chair Therapeutics Committee

  • Trends employee sickness for possible causes and employee outbreaks

  • Tracks employee injuries and illnesses as related to their work

  • Provides clinical treatment (within scope of practice) for work-related injuries and illnesses

  • Coordinates efforts with the Corporate Health and Safety Officer to improve the quality of patient care, utilization of services, treatment and prevention of injuries

  • Participates in the development of all hospital safety and health programs.

  • Coordinates all testing and result reporting to requirements of the hospital's Drug Free Work Place Program.

Qualifications

What will you need?

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing

  • Ability to use various software programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Office suite

  • Registered Nurse with licensure in State of Florida or experienced Infection Preventionist with MPH degree

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Certification by Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC) within one (1) year of employment

  • Experience in management of infection prevention and control program at acute care hospital, including planning, implementing, managing and evaluating infection prevention and control activities

  • Experience in Employee Health program management

  • Critical Care or Emergency Department nursing experience (Preferred)

  • Masters degree (Preferred)

  • Previous experience with Cerner Electronic Medical Record (Preferred)

  • Previous experience with Systoc Employee Health software (Preferred)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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Registered Nurse Infection Preventionist L Full Time Days

Drug Information Association Inc