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Infection Preventionist - PT Days

Destiny Springs Healthcare,LLC Surprise Part-Time
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 Destiny Springs is a new 90-bed, 68,000 SF behavioral health hospital in Surprise Arizona! Destiny Springs will not be singularly focused on acute behavioral healthcare but will redefine overall wellness by developing a culture of caring that imparts a desire for healthy actions, attitudes, and bodies in the lives of all, as reflected in our staff, our patients and the community.  

Destiny Springs has patient rooms designed to embrace patient comfort while meeting patient needs and providing a safe, supportive and secure environment for individuals to return to a stable level of functioning.  

Destiny Springs Culture Statement: To bring HOPE, HEART and LIGHT to the lives of our patients.  

We are looking for individuals who will not only embrace this culture but be a part of living it in their daily actions.  

POSITION SUMMARY

This position is responsible for the coordination and management of the infection control program within the facility. Provides collaboration with nursing leadership in the application of infection control to patient access, organizational process, capacity, and will be knowledgeable regarding patient management and safety.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Partners with the facility leadership to develop, implement and evaluate annual infection prevention goals and action plan
  • Partners with facility leaders, physicians, local, state, and federal regulatory agencies on activities related to infection prevention
  • Oversees the operations of the infection prevention, epidemiology, industrial hygiene, and relevant safety programs.
  • Accountable for surveillance of healthcare acquired and community acquired infections.
  • Manages goal setting process for system, unit and physician goals related to healthcare acquired infections and conditions
  • Participates in the national collaboratives and external reporting to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Healthcare Safety Network (CDC NHSN) system, and other acute-care specific quality organizations
  • Responsible for ensuring appropriate intervention and education occurs with staff, and volunteers when healthcare infection trends, outbreaks or non-compliance to infection control/OSHA are identified.
  • Support and participate in interdisciplinary performance and quality improvement process.
  • Maintains current knowledge of federal, state and local regulations and ensures that the facility leaders are informed of appropriate issues. Understands and complies with infection control, safety and OSHA reporting, procedures and regulations.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing, epidemiology, microbiology, medical technology, public health, or other healthcare science
  • Specialty training in Infection Prevention and Control through accredited continuing education
  • CPR certification, Basic Life Support, CPI required prior to patient interaction.
  • Must have completed course on Infection Prevention and Control by APIC (Association for Professional in Infection Control and Epidemiology) or within six (6) months of employment
  • Two years behavioral health experience required.
 

Skills required

Electronic Medical Record
Nursing
Iv Care
Alert Doctors
Arm Hand Steadiness
Conducting Physical Examinations
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