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Infection Control Nurses are nurses who are first notified of infections or diseases in a particular area, be it on hospital grounds or as an external threat to their communities. Responsibilities incorporated into example resumes of Infection Control Nurses include reporting and communicating findings to the Operations Manager, and establishing priorities for interventions according to the risks to the patient, staff and hospital. Registered Nurses who can show two to three years of experience in the field can become Infection Control Nurses by obtaining certification in infection control.

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In-service Director/infection Control Nurse

Provided leadership in formulating the goals and objectives of the in-service educational programs for nursing personnel, including non-patient care staff related to patient care and safety.

  • Responsible for planning and implementing the Plan of Correction for the Department of Health Survey for the entire facility, including conducting audits to ensure compliance.
  • Responsible for the orientation of all new employees.
  • Assisted with history and physicals on new admissions.
  • Coordinated the facility's Infection Control program and ensured compliance with the protocols mandated by State and Federal statutes.
  • Educated staff during the facilities transition to EMR. Provided ongoing assessment of staff to identify and resolve issues stemming from lack of knowledge or understanding related to EMR.
  • Received training and participated in conducting, Abaqis-Quality Management System assessment and reporting, to prepare for Quality Indicator Survey (QIS) or Traditional Survey.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Nursing
2

Infection Control Nurse

Collected, reported and managed data on communicable diseases.

  • Conducted surveillance of infections, both community acquired and nosocomial.
  • Monitored compliance with state and local regulations, OSHA and JCAHO standards.
  • Reported and communicated findings to the Operations Manager.
  • Developed infection control procedures and evaluated outcome.
  • Assessed infectious conditions with patients, staff and the environment, and implemented appropriate control measures.
  • Established priorities for interventions according to risk to patient, staff and hospital.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BSN
Nursing
3

RN Unit Manager / Infection Control Nurse

Oversaw and managed number clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.

  • Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge and LTC.
  • Self- directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability.
  • Effectively managed clinical oversight for 40-bed unit.
  • Closely monitored Acute Conditions.
  • Developed and implemented nursing care plans.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Orthopedic post surgical.
  • Participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.
  • Followed and implemented infection control procedures and provided education and data collection regarding infection throughout 80-bed facility.
  • Ensured HIPPAA compliance
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
4

Staff Development Coordinator/infection Control Nurse

Conducted new associate orientation program within 6 weeks of employment

  • Assess educational needs and ensure the competency of associates through competency and skill assessment
  • Educational curriculum meets or exceeds State, Federal, and accreditation requirements
  • Established electronic Resident Infection Line Report to facilitate the monitoring, tracking, and trending of infections
  • Achieved a less than 10% overall facility infection rate
  • Initiated weekly Clinical Reminders as a communication tool to address learning needs in a timely fashion
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing Leadership
5

Staff Development/infection Control Nurse

Served as key consultant regarding infection control issues, directed the development of infection control policies and procedures, and provided training and instructions to over 145 staff members.

  • Assessed critical situations, implemented isolation precautions or other preventative measures, monitored and followed up to ensure that infection control procedures were implemented/modified as needed.
  • Provide orientation and training to all new employees hired by the facility. Provided ongoing training to all employees on company's policies and procedures and State and Federal guidelines.
  • Maintained all employees' confidential health files, assuring that all employees health records are up to date per facility's policy, and State and Federal guidelines
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Applied Science
Voc
Practical Nursing
BS
Mass Communication
6

Clinical Nurse Supervisor/infection Control Nurse

Provided training and supervision of a small department of nursing ensuring quality care and company policies were properly adhered to.

  • Worked with a team of professionals from various disciplines to provide quality therapeutic care to all clients.
  • Completed client admissions, including initial assessment.
  • Maintained providers and medications in computer software system.
  • Coordinated client medical, dental, vision, and psychiatric services paying special attention to deadlines as required by Iowa law.
  • Educated clients regarding their medications upon admit and whenever new medications were ordered.
  • Monitored clients vitals and weights on a weekly basis, looking for trends, and contacting providers as needed.
  • Completed prior authorization paperwork for new medication orders, as needed, and followed up with provider when those authorizations were denied.
  • As Infection Control Nurse, updated policy to adhere to JCAHO standards.
  • Implemented a comprehensive plan for influenza vaccination, encouraging employees to receive the vaccine with the ultimate goal to be 90% compliance.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
7

Staff Development/infection Control Nurse

Lead employee education in-services monthly and annually.

  • Direct new hire Nurse and CENA program.
  • Effectively supervised 98 Staff members including RN, LPN, CENAs
  • Increased unit productivity for a 56 bed 2nd floor unit.
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of various disorder and diseases.
  • Demonstrates ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams
  • Followed and managed infection control policies and procedures as well as update Infection Control Analysis trends monthly
  • Delegated staff RN, LPN, and CENA duties.
  • Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
8

Risk Manger/infection Control Nurse

Directed the infection control/risk management and employee health activities at two facilities.

  • Started the programs at a new facility ([company name]).
  • Surveillance, reporting and education to prevent and minimize nosocomial infections in the hospital.
  • Policy development and review. Follow-up with education and compliance.
  • New hire orientation and immunization. Training and supervision.
  • OSHA compliance and compliance plans and monitoring.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Nursing
MA
Nursing Administration
9

Infection Control Nurse, Rutgers

Identifies and assesses the inmates with the primary focus on HIV/AIDS diagnosed individuals, inmates considered high risk and inmates requesting HIV counseling/education

  • Coordinate vaccination of Hepatitis B, Flu, pneumovax and placement of TB for over 3,000 inmates and 700 officers
  • Educate inmates and officers about blood borne pathogens and harm reduction techniques
  • Assists as a source of information and communication regarding infectious disease and infection control issues for the site
  • Plans and coordinates inmate/patient access to primary medical care
  • Coordinates and/or provides education to inmates in conjunction with HIV counselors and other persons assigned by Health Services Supervisor
  • Assists the Statewide Infection Control Practioner in developing and continuously updating a Statewide Quality Improvement Program for Infection Control
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Public Health
10

Infection Control Nurse/staff Development Coordinator

Unit Manager

  • Provided resident and employee health maintenance
  • Monitored those receiving antibiotic therapy
  • Supervised care of the residents
  • Provided new hire orientation
  • Ensured annual in-service updates of all employees
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
HS
Health Sciences
AS
Nursing
Nursing Assistant Course

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