LittleRockRecruiter
the smart solution for Little Rock jobs

Infection Control Nurse - PRN Day

Company: Cornerstone Healthcare Group
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: May 19, 2019

Job Description:

About Us

Cornerstone Healthcare Group, based in Dallas, Texas, was founded in 1990 and provides excellent healthcare services to our patients, residents and their families.

We pride ourselves on our quality of care, responsive service, and commitment to excellence. We treat each employee, patient and resident like we would a member of our own family, and measure our success by the direct impact we have on improving the quality of life for our employees, patients and residents.

Responsibilities:

The Infection Control Nurse will assess, plan, organize, develop, implement and evaluate the infection control and employee health programs and their activities in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations and JCAHO standards. The Infection Control Program is directed by a Medical Director to ensure and maintain an effective infection control program.

The Infection Control Nurse duties include:

Overseeing the annual development, implementation, and evaluation of Infection Prevention goals and objectives, and conducting planning and risk assessment to reduce and control the risk of health care associated infections
Maintaining an effective hospital-wide program for the surveillance, prevention and control of infections, in accordance with Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) recommendations and Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (TJC) standards
Integrating infection control into all hospital activities and developing awareness about the Infection Prevention and Control Program.
Maintaining regular communication with agencies, healthcare facilities, and federal, state, and local public health authorities
Preserving and improving the quality of care by sharing information with all relevant departments
Managing the collection and analysis of healthcare associated infection data, as well as the development and presentation of reports and educational programs for personnel and patients
Ensuring that requested patient information is provided to the Department of Health Services, and recommending to local leadership/Risk Management when Public Health/Dept. of Health should be notified in the event of an outbreak
Overseeing infection prevention and control practices, as well as assisting departments in survey readiness and preparation for regulatory standard reviews, accreditation and licensure surveys in both the acute and ambulatory care areas (e.g. The Joint Commission, OSHA, DPH, CMS, etc.)
Perform additional duties assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Ability to project a professional image.
Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements.
Working knowledge and ability to apply professional standards of practice in job situations.
Strong organizational and analytical skills.
Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant .
Working knowledge of personal computer and software applications used in job functions (Word processing, graphics, databases, spreadsheets, etc.)
Persons who have been found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting, or mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are ineligible for employment in this position.
Freedom from illegal use of drugs.
Freedom from use of and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace.

Education and/or Experience:

Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
Minimum nursing degree from an accredited school or nursing.

Must have a minimum of two (2) years clinical experience in an acute hospital or other related healthcare facility.

Must possess a working knowledge of epidemiology, microbiology, infectious disease, and aseptic technique to include standard/universal precautions.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state employed.

APIC Certification in infection control preferred, but not necessary.

Must maintain current Provider CPR Certification throughout employment.

Keywords: Cornerstone Healthcare Group, Little Rock , Infection Control Nurse - PRN Day, Healthcare , Little Rock, Arkansas

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Healthcare Jobs


Mental Health Tech - Behavioral Health - FT Days
Description: Mental Health Tech - Behavioral Health - FT Days br Location: LITTLE ROCK,
Company: Catholic Health Initiatives
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: 05/27/2019

RN - Coronary Care Unit - PRN
Description: Position Type: PRN br Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0 br Primary Location: AR LITTLE ROCK ST VINCENT INFIRMARY br br Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. (more...)
Company: CHI St. Vincent
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: 05/27/2019

RN - Cardiovascular - Full Time Nights
Description: Position Type: Regular br Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72 br Primary Location: AR LITTLE ROCK ST VINCENT INFIRMARY br br JOB SUMMARY: In accordance with our mission and core values, (more...)
Company: CHI St. Vincent
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: 05/27/2019


OR Transplant Surgery RN Travel Nurse
Description: Nationwide Travel Nurse Jobs - Transplant Surgery RN Are you looking for a new nursing job Would you like to spend the season somewhere you've never been Hospitals nationwide are looking for qualified (more...)
Company: HealthCare Travelers
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: 05/27/2019

Oral Surgeon
Description: Are you looking to join an innovative, multi-disciplinary group of practices that will allow you to make an impact on the dental world Are you focused on quality patient care for every patient you treat (more...)
Company: Rock Dental Brands
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: 05/27/2019

Interventional Radiology Technologist
Description: Requisition ID 2019-60074 Category Patient Care Position Type Regular Full-Time Department ICE IGSL Radiology Post End Date 5/24/2019 Overview Day shift with Rotational On-Call Schedule Interventional (more...)
Company: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: 05/27/2019

Traveling associate dentist
Description: Job Description Sign-on-Bonus Relocation Available Mission-oriented practice seeks
Company: c m hunter
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: 05/27/2019

RN - CVICU - Full TIme Days
Description: Position Type: Regular br Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72 br Primary Location: AR LITTLE ROCK ST VINCENT INFIRMARY br JOB SUMMARY: In accordance with our mission and core values, the (more...)
Company: CHI St. Vincent
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: 05/27/2019

RN PRN Neuroscience Clinics
Description: Requisition ID 2019-60154 Category Nursing - Outpatient Position Type Temporary Full-Time Department ICE NUSL Spine Clinic Shift Day Shift Post End Date 6/1/2019 Overview Work Schedule: Part-time, temporary (more...)
Company: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: 05/27/2019

Travel RN Assignments - Seasonal - All RN Specialties
Description: Nationwide Travel Nurse Assignments - All RN Specialties Are you looking for a new nursing job Would you like to spend the season somewhere you've never been Hospitals nationwide are looking for qualified (more...)
Company: HealthCare Travelers
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: 05/27/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Arkansas jobs by following @recnetAR on Twitter!

Little Rock RSS job feeds