Eklego
  • Binghamton, NY, USA
  • Full Time

Eklego is seeking a dedicated and compassionate RN: Infection Control Nurse to join a team of nursing professionals working in a direct-hire position at one of our Senior Care clients in the greater Binghamton, NY area. Currently we have clients with Long Term Care and Sub Acute Care/Rehab opportunities, offering a full-time opportunity.

Why Choose Eklego?

Eklego partners with choice Senior Care organizations committed to hiring qualified and compassionate staff, and Eklego partners with YOU, as a healthcare professional, to find a workplace that best fits your priorities!

What will I do in this RN: Infection Control Nurse role?

  • Develop, organize, implement, evaluate, coordinate, and direct the infection prevention and control program in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern such requirements in the long-term care facility.
  • Ensure that the facility is in compliance with current CDC, OSHA, and local regulations concerning infection control or universal precautions. Manage the facilities Infection Prevention and Control Committee.
  • Develop, maintain, and periodically update infection prevention and control precautions and aseptic technique that successfully correct problem areas.
  • Annually review infection control and prevention program and update policies and procedures as needed.
  • Assist in evaluating and implementing recommendations from the QAPI Committee.
  • Make written and oral reports/recommendations to the Administrator or other facility directors, as necessary/required, concerning the infection prevention and control program of this facility. Report to in writing, serve on, participate in, and attend QAPI meetings monthly and quarterly.
  • Evaluate and revise our infection prevention and control practices and aseptic technique to ensure continued sanitation practices are maintained throughout the facility per policy and procedure.
  • Ensure that major changes in our cleaning products or techniques are approved by the Infection Prevention and Control Committee.
  • Establish a routine, ongoing systematic collection, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of surveillance data to identify infections, infection risks, and communicable disease outbreaks and maintain or improve resident health status.
  • Report occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and hazardous chemicals in accordance with the facility's policies and procedures governing accidents and incidents.
  • Monitor infection prevention and control practices and procedures to ensure that all personnel, volunteers, visitors, or other individuals providing services under a contractual arrangement are following UMH policy and procedure.
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Requires:

  • Associate's Degree in nursing from a two year college, with a current RN License in NY State, and one to two years related experience.
  • Specialized training in infection prevention and control.

As a Nursing professional, your skills are highly sought after, and you have many options. Here's what to expect with Eklego:

  • We'll take the time to learn about your background, your goals, and your needs
  • Direct employment with our Senior Care partners.  We are partnered with several choice providers of Senior Care.  This gives you a one-stop, simple solution to a choice of employers and positions.
  • No more wondering whether your application went through and waiting for a response.  We will ensure that your information gets in front of the hiring team and coordinate an interview on your behalf.
  • Our clients rely on our expertise and trust Eklego to bring great talent like you because we're ALL better together

We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status, including genetic information.

 

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