Infection Preventionist/Staff Educator - Living Community St. Joseph

Employer
Benedictine
Location
St. Joseph, MO
Posted
Nov 16, 2021
Closes
Dec 16, 2021
Ref
13373
Category
Nurse
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Come work for a great community!


Overview

Resident Safety is # 1 @ Benedictine!

The health of our residents is our top priority at Benedictine. As an Infection Preventionist (RN), you are crucial to providing health and safety to our residents and associates by preventing the spread of infection and controlling outbreaks. You will serve as a strong member of our team to provide the proactive and compassionate care that our residents deserve.


Responsibilities
  • The RN maintains data and analyzes records or infection incidents and determines nursing home precautions to prevent cross-contamination.
  • The RN works with other departments to promote and monitor infection control practices.

Qualifications
  • Current state licensure as a RN, in good standing.
  • Has sufficient infection control knowledge base to carry out responsibilities.
  • Membership in APIC or equivalent preferred.
  • Infection Preventionist certification preferred.

Benedictine and our Ministry partners are a non-profit senior care organization founded by the sisters of St. Scholastica that operates on four core values: Hospitality, Stewardship, Respect, and Justice. We pride ourselves on having an extraordinary team of associates, with outstanding hearts. Our focus is to provide a comforting and empowering culture for our residents and our team members, to help you grow and succeed. With opportunities available throughout the upper Midwest, we need big hearts like yours!

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