Job Class: Registered Nurse PrincipalWorking Title: Infection Preventionist
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 03/08/2019
Closing Date: 03/18/2019
Hiring Agency: Minnesota Veterans Home
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift / 8:00 A.M.
Days of Work: Monday
Travel Required: No
Salary Range: $32.37 - $46.06 /hourly; $67,589 - $96,173 /annually
Job Class Option: Infection Control
Classified Status: Classified
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes
The Minnesota Veterans Home
Minneapolis is looking for a full-time Registered Nurse Principal
Infection Preventionist. The position will plan, organize, direct, and maintain the Infection Prevention/Control Program for the facility that meets applicable regulatory requirements. This program includes both the Resident and Employee Health Program.
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume/application clearly describes your experience in the areas listed below, and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held. Only applicants whose resumes clearly demonstrate fulfillment of each of these minimum qualifications will be considered for this position.
Licensed in Minnesota as a Registered Nurse with no restrictions
Three years of experience as a Registered Nurse working in a skilled nursing facility
Experience in infection prevention and control sufficient to prevent transmission of epidemiologically important pathogens, prevent and control outbreaks, report communicable diseases, and follow up on exposures to blood borne pathogens
Knowledge of federal and state regulations related to skilled nursing and surveys
Ability to problem-solve, influence, educate, and provide direction to staff, residents, and families on infection prevention and control
Ability to write policies and procedures
Effective communication skills
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification or ability to obtain certification within the probation period
Four years of experience as a Registered Nurse working in a skilled nursing facility
One year of experience working in infection prevention and control
Certification in Infection Control and Epidemiology
The selection process may include the following:
A Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) background check will be conducted on finalists for this position. Finalists must pass the DHS background check.
Finalists will be required to pass a job-related pre-employment physical assessment.
A Tuberculosis (Mantoux) screening (or chest x-ray) is required prior to employment.
Employment reference checks will be conducted on finalists. This may include a review of documentation related to job performance and contact with the applicant's former employer(s).
Why Work For Us
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
The Minnesota Veterans Home
For more information more information about the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs and Minneapolis Veterans Home, please visit our website at https://mn.gov/mdva/.
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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
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