This position is located at The Estates at Roseville facility in Roseville, Minnesota.
This is a full time position.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Infection Preventionist oversees, facilitates and manages infection control and prevention and antibiotic stewardship practices at the facility. This position includes infection control, which will be designated to half of this role. The Infection Preventionist will track and trend all infection and serve as the Infection Preventionist role. They will ensure that the nursing staff is knowledgeable when it comes to documentation and following the infection process and ABT stewardship. This person will retrain when there is any evidence of spread from infection. The position is responsible for surveillance, maintaining records, data collection, and assessment, evaluation of Incident Reports, reporting to Safety Committee, Infection Control Committee, and Quality Assessment/Assurance Committee.
QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, currently licensed by the State of Minnesota, who has the Infection Preventionist training/certifications as outlined by the CDC in collaboration with CMS, and preferably quality assurance, gerontological, or rehabilitation nursing experience. Must have an interest in and knowledge pertaining to, microorganisms, infection, prevention, antibiotic stewardship, continuous quality improvement, and quality measures. Must have an interest in teaching both professional and non-professional staff. Must have basic computer competencies or be willing to attend training to attain competency. Must be flexible with working hours and possesses the ability to work independently. Must be able to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Must qualify for employment, after criminal background check, per guidelines of the Minnesota Department of Human Services.
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