Infection Control Manager - RN
Company: Element Care
Posted on: January 22, 2023
The Infection Control Manager is responsible for the
development, implementation, monitoring and oversight of a
company-wide infection control and employee health program.
Collects and analyzes infection control data from a wide range of
resources (database, NG reports, on-call reports, lab results)
staff reports, and observation.
Develops infection trend reports and performs case review on sample
of reported infections to ensure accuracy of reporting, and
presents information to QI Committee.
In collaboration with Medical Director and Director of QI and Risk
Management, identifies, reports and follows up on communicable
diseases per reporting regulations.
Monitors compliance with OSHA Exposure Control Plan
Conducts rounds at Element Care locations in order to monitor
compliance with infection control policies and procedures and
provides education to staff as indicated.
Consults with employee health program to include review and
analysis of required information on new hires/contracted staff,
annual TB tests, staff illness reports, sharps injuries.
Collaborates on reports on employee health program for presentation
to QI Committee.
Orients newly hired staff to infection control policies and
procedures and conducts annual training on infection control for
all Element Care staff.
Develops and implements employee trainings using a variety of
education strategies for adult learners to support and reinforce
infection control principles.
Monitors compliance with required/recommended participant and
Reviews and revises policies and procedures for infection
Active participant in CMS audit preparation.
Frequent local travel.
Other duties as assigned.
Clinical background - Bachelor's Degree and an active RN
Minimum of 5 years health care experience, 2 years experience in a
role with infection control responsibilities.
Proficiency in MS Office, with emphasis on Excel, ability to use
Proven experience and comprehension of basic statistics.
Excellent analytical skills.
Organized, excellent verbal and written communication.
Covid vaccines required.
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