RN Infection Control

APPLE REHAB UNCASVILLE: Apple Rehab Uncasville is situated in a quiet country residential community.

A 130 bed facility specializing in STR, Long Term Care and dedicated secured memory unit.

APRNs on staff, rehab staff trained in LSVT big and loud program for people with Parkinson and Parkinson like disease.

Staff with longevity and active within the community.

Everyone has a special talent
– come make a difference in our patients’ lives and share your talents Apple Rehab is a family owned and operated company that treats residents and staff like family too.

Our expert team of senior management is located at our home office,right in Avon, CT, ensuring superior care from a local company.

Our leadership is not across the country, but rather in your backyard.

Job Description: General Purpose: Plans, controls, and executes the facilitys procedures for infection control in accordance with current company policies as well as federal, state and local regulations.

RN Registered Nurse Infection Preventionist Infection Prevention Functions: The RN Registered Nurse Infection Preventionist plans, develops, organizes, implements, and evaluates the infection control program.

Researches current literature and technical reports to ensure that the facilitys infection control processes and procedures are maintained to appropriate standards.

Communicates compliance related issues to appropriate parties.

Monitors, through surveillance and inspection, as appropriate, to ensure that proper infection prevention procedures are being followed consistently and within quality standards.

The RN Registered Nurse Infection Preventionist collaborates with and assists supervisors and professionals in training and educating all personnel as to the importance of required infection prevention procedures.

Prepares required reports for quarterly medical staff meetings.

The RN Registered Nurse Infection Preventionist monitors all residents and staff infections.

Tracks and oversees reporting of any outbreaks within the facility.

Also coordinates and tracks IV and antiobiotic usage within resident population.

Consults on wound care and tracks wounds and skin issues of all types.

Provides direct nursing care as needed by the Nursing Services Department.

The preferred candidate will be wound care certified in accordance with requirements of the CMS Mega Rule.

Must hold a current state RN license and be a nurse in good standing.

Must meet all applicable federal and state licensure requirements.

Ability to supervise and instruct others.

Attention to detail, good follow through skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

Previous experience in a hospital or long term care facility.

Must be knowledgeable of general, rehabilitative, and infection control requirements, OSHA laws and regulations, nursing and medical practices, and guidelines governing long term care.

Demonstrates cooperation in assisting others and ability to work as a team.

Patience, tact, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude toward the residents and their support networks.

Apple Rehab offers an attractive benefit package for employees of 30 hours or greater that may include the following: Scholarships and career growth opportunities 4 Weeks Paid Time Off 7 Paid Holidays Short and Long Term Disability Health Insurance Benefits Call-a-Doc / 24-7 MD telephone service Employee Assistance Program Life Insurance 401K Retirement Program Longevity Credit IND123

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