United Methodist Homes RN Infection Control Nurse in Binghamton, New York
RN Infection Control Nurse
Elizabeth Church Manor
Binghamton, NY, USA
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United Methodist Homes' Elizabeth Church Campus in Binghamton, NY is committed to serving our community by offering exceptional senior care options while simultaneously creating an employee-friendly environment. Successful United Methodist Homes employees all have one thing in common: truly caring about the people we serve. With quality and compassionate care always top-of-mind, our environment offers supportive teamwork and opportunities for healthcare professionals to learn and grow!
United Methodist Homes is currently hiring for a Full Time RN Infection Control Nurse
What will I do?
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.
What do I need for this role?
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
What makes United Methodist Homes unique?
We are a faith-based nonprofit organization, committed to serving the community since 1958, and adhering to our mission of providing a wide range of senior living services with truly exceptional care and compassion.
We have 2 locations in the Binghamton, NY-area as well as our PA locations in Pittston and Tunkhannock - all providing senior care options and opportunities for career growth!
We recognize our success depends on committed staff members. We offer a comprehensive, affordable benefit program which includes spousal and family coverage:
Competitive pay rates
Incentive compensation programs
Health insurance plan with Wellness program options
Dental and Vision insurance
403B retirement plan with a generous employer match
Paid Time Off
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition Forgiveness for RNs and LPNs
Weekend bonus and shift differential payments
Employee referral incentive
United Methodist Homes is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.
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