Infection Preventionist RN AdventHealth Care Center Overland Park
Location Address: 6501 West 75th Street, Overland Park, KS 66204
Walk-In Applicants Welcomed for Immediate Interviews
All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Paid Days Off
Student Loan Repayment Program
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
The role you’ll contribute:
The Infection Preventionist for the facility has the role of coordinating infection prevention and control duties and responsibilities.
These duties and responsibilities may be in conjunction with other designated roles, depending on facility size and services.
The duties and responsibilities are areas of accountability to the Quality Assessment and Assurance Committee (QA&A). The Infection Preventionist will coordinate these tasks through the Infection Control Committee.
Specific surveillance and reporting systems will be developed, implemented, and maintained through the facility Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) processes, and presented to the QA & A Committee monthly.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Infection Preventionist will act as facilitator in the Infection Prevention and Control Sub-Committee as a part of the facility’s ongoing Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QA/PI) processes and Quality Assessment & Assurance program to
accomplish the following:
Assist in the development and implementation of written policies and procedures for the prevention and control of infectious or communicable diseases within the facility.
Assist in the development and implementation of written policies and procedures for techniques and systems for identifying infections within the facility.
Assist in the development and implementation of the content and scope of the employee health program and disseminating current information on health practices to employees.
Identify and coordinate response to actual or potential outbreaks of communicable illness or condition within the facility related to residents or staff, following established protocols and recognized industry standard of practice for continuous quality improvement, and make recommendations of changes if indicated
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.
To improve the patient experience by providing health care providers; patients and their families; and others with information, education, networking opportunities, and related resources focused on best practices.