INFECTION PREVENTIONIST

Days
Abbott Terrace Health Center - Waterbury, CT
Posted 8 months ago

The primary purpose of your job position is to plan, organize, develop, coordinate, direct and evaluate our Infection Control Program and its components in accordance with current federal, state, local and corporate standards, guidelines and regulations that govern such programs, and as may be directed by the Administrator and the Infection control Committee to ensure that an effective Infection Prevention & Control Program is maintained.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited school of nursing, college or university.  Must be CPR certified.

EXPERIENCE

Must possess training or current experience in wound care.

Certification in infection control  and/or wound care preferred, but not necessary.  Two years of Infection Control/Wound Care experience preferred.

Must have as a minimum, two (2) years clinical experience in a long-term care facility.

Must have training in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices.

Must possess a working knowledge of epidemiology, microbiology, infectious diseases, and aseptic techniques to include Standard Precautions.

Please contact Heather Walton @ 203-755-4870, for more information.

 

 

 

 

Job Features

Job CategoryInfection Control
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