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Norwichtown Rehab and Care Center Infection Control Nurse in Norwich, Connecticut

Full Time Infection Preventionist in a 5 Star Facility. Great opportunity to join a team that is organized, has excellent systems in place and works as a cohesive team. Stable leadership and direction has made us the number one choice of Skilled Nursing Facilities in New London County. Over 80 percent of staff vaccinated and counting!!

Competitive pay, 10 plus Holidays, Health Insurance, 3 Weeks Vacation.

TITLE: Infection Prevention Nurse

The primary purpose of your job position is to plan, assist with organizing, developing, coordinating, directing, evaluating and implementing our Infection Control Program and its components in accordance with current federal, state and local guidelines, and as may be directed by the Administrator and/or the DNS to ensure that an effective Infection Prevention & Control Program is maintained.

TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUBORDINATES: Works in close cooperation with all department heads and facility personnel as appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Ability to read, write, speak and comprehend English; ability to follow oral

and written instructions.

  1. Ability to work with supervisors, co-workers and facility staff in the

performance of duties.

  1. Must possess a working knowledge of epidemiology, microbiology, infectious diseases, and aseptic techniques to include Standard Precautions.

  2. Ability to work hours as scheduled based on the requirements of the position/assignments. On Call as necessary.

  3. Register Nurse licensed in the State of Connecticut. Minimum of one year nursing experience in rehabilitative or geriatric nursing and one year of nursing services administration.

  4. CPR certified.

  5. Understanding of I.V. related infections and preventions.

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