HCA MANAGEMENT SERVICES LP RN Infection Preventionist in OGDEN, Utah
Description SHIFT: No Weekends SCHEDULE: Full-time Ogden Regional Medical Center (ORMC)is currently looking for a RN Infection Preventionist! The RN Infection Preventionistassumes responsibilityin assisting with the facility's Quality Performance Improvement activities. Responsible for the Hospital Infection Control program. Job Title:RN Infection Preventionist Position Type:Full Time Salaried/Exempt Job Duties: *Responsible for assisting with the facility's Quality Performance Improvement activities. Responsible for the Hospital Infection Control program. *The Infection Control RN monitors the incidence of nosocomial infections and develops and implements policies and procedures to prevent cross-contamination. *Duties include the education of hospital staff, physicians, patients and their significant others. *The Infection Control RN serves as a resource person, utilizing the expertise of the Hospital Epidemiologist and the Administrator of Quality. *In this capacity, this individual may deliver direct patient care. * Assists with and implementing and evaluating systems and measures governing the identification, investigation, reporting, prevention and control of infections and communicable diseases within the hospital, including both healthcare-associated infections and community-acquired infections. * Assists with coordination of Hospital Infection Control Program. * Consults for risks of acquiring and or transmitting infections within the hospital and community served. * Facilitates ongoing monitoring of the effectiveness of prevention and/or control activities. * Fosters positive environment and ensures effective communication flows between all necessary parties involved in the continuum of care. Follows the established chain of command. * In conjunction with the Director, coordinates all infection and control activities within the hospital. * Maintains a log of incidents related to infections and communicable diseases. * Provides assistance to departments in compliance with the Joint Commission, Risk Management, Safety, Medicare, Medicaid and related standards. * Serves as an interdepartmental liaison with individuals in every hospital department. * Supports and directs policies governing the control of infections and communicable diseases. * Takes necessary steps to prevent or control the acquisition and transmission of infectious agents. * Actively participates in hospital wide and departmental committees. * Able to prioritize, collect, display and distribute data. While serving as a cornerstone amongst the northern Utah communities for the past 60 years, Ogden Regional Medical Center has created a deeply-rooted tradition of excellence and caring. The 240-bed facility provides a full spectrum of top-quality services, including a Level II trauma center, certified stroke center, cancer treatment center, alcohol and chemical dependency treatment center, and much more. Nationally recognized, Ogden Regional's maternity care ranks in the nation's top 5 percent, and its cardiology services include accreditation in echocardiography, atrial fibrillation, chest pain and heart... For full info follow application link. We are committed to: Providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect. Recruiting and retaining a diverse staff reflective of the patients and communities we serve. Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected category in accordance to applicable federal, state, or local laws.