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Infection Control Manager - RN

Company: Element Care
Location: Lynn
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

The Infection Control Manager is responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring and oversight of a company-wide infection control and employee health program. Essential Responsibilities: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 requirements.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 employee immunizations.Reviews and revises policies and procedures for infection control.Active participant in CMS audit preparation.Frequent local travel.Other duties as assigned. Job Specifications:Clinical background - Bachelor's Degree and an active RN license..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 EHR.Proven experience and comprehension of basic statistics.Excellent analytical skills.Organized, excellent verbal and written communication.Covid vaccines required. PI190419879

Keywords: Element Care, Lynn , Infection Control Manager - RN, Healthcare , Lynn, Massachusetts

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