Reunion Rehabilitation Hospital Dublin, located on the corner of Emerald Parkway and Summer Drive, is designed to provide comprehensive, high-quality post-acute physical and occupational rehabilitation therapies to a wide variety of patients. At this state-of-the-art Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF), our clinical team will embrace new tools and processes to give patients with functional, occupational, or cognitive disorders a positive outcome and an opportunity to resurrect their lives. The 40-bed Reunion Rehabilitation Hospital Dublin is slated to open in January 2021 and will bring more than 100 full-time jobs to the area.
We are currently recruiting for an Infection Control Nurse (ICN) that is responsible for identifying, investigating, monitoring, and reporting healthcare-associated infections. The ICN collaborates with teams and individuals to create infection prevention strategies, provide feedback, and sustain infection prevention strategies.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Investigates, monitors, and communicates known or potential sources of suspected infections to determine sources and minimize spread.
Demonstrates strong knowledge of standard methods and criteria for identifying nosocomial infections using an epidemiological approach that consists of surveillance, data collection, and trending for identification.
Instructs and counsels patients and staff on Infection Control issues and concerns.
Collaborates with other members of the team to follow up on exposure incidents.
Serves on the Quality Committee.
Provides Infection Control monthly summaries and any additional Infection Control Alerts to the facility leadership and Quality Committee monthly and to include an annual summary.
Utilizes computerized documentation systems to access relevant patient data.
Provide new staff orientation and ongoing mentoring regarding infection control practices.
Follows Standard Precautions and appropriate CDC recommended isolation categories using personal protective equipment as required.
Ensures process in place to identify and monitor those patients requiring isolation for an infectious disease.
Provide ongoing education to nursing and ancillary staff on Infection Control practice, current CDC guidelines, and regulatory standards.
Coordinates annual review, revision, and evaluation for the Infection Control plan
Current RN licensure appropriate to the state regulations (unrestricted)
Certification in Infection Control and Epidemiology
Internal Number: Dublin
About Reunion Rehabilitation Hospital Dublin
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