Job

Infection Control Nurse

Location San Francisco, CA 94112
Date Posted December 01, 2021
Job ID 8262
Employment Type Direct Hire

Scion Nonprofit Staffing (www.scionnonprofitstaffing.com) has been engaged to conduct the search for a full-time Infection Control Nurse for our client a long-term care facility for seniors. Our client is nonprofit organization with a long history in San Francisco. This position is an onsite, full-time opportunity and they are looking for someone to start immediately!

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Report to the Chief Nursing Officer
  • Partners with facility leaders, physicians, local, state, and national agencies on the development, implementation, and evaluation of the infection prevention program, as well as all activities related to infection prevention.
  • Oversees the operations of the infection prevention program.
  • Develops and enforces effectual policies and procedures for the facility that ensures compliance with OSHA, CDC, Title 22, CMS, and other county, state, and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Accountable for surveillance of healthcare acquired and community acquired infections.
  • Directs and assists in preparing reports and statistical data for the Infection Control Committee and the QA&A Committee, as well as other committees and staff as needed.
  • Manages goal-setting process for system, unit, and physician goals related to healthcare acquired infections and conditions.
  • Responsible for investigation of exposure and outbreak incidents.
  • Institutes appropriate infection control containment measures.
  • Conducts investigation and special infection control studies as indicated. Results are reported to the Infection Control Committee.
  • Conducts and keeps an accurate record of ongoing surveillance of infections in residents/patients.
  • Participates in the national collaboratives and external reporting to CDC NHSN system, and other post-acute care specific quality organizations.
  • Ensure documentation for all trainings are completed in accordance with applicable requirements.
  • Evaluates facility-cleaning products an annual basis.
  • Maintains current knowledge base in Infection Prevention/Control, by attending seminars and participating in the local APIC.
  • In conjunction with the Director of Staff Education orients new employees to infection control, OSHA, Blood borne Pathogen Standard, and Tuberculosis Exposure Control Plan.
  • Serves as a resource to all levels of staff to all areas covered under the scope of the Infection Prevention/Control Program on infection control practices.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing, epidemiology, microbiology, medical technology, public health, or other healthcare science required, master’s degree preferred
  • Currently licensed as an RN preferred or a or comparable license in a related health care field (CLS/MT(ASC), D.P.M., M.D.)
  • Must be nationally certified in Infection Prevention and Control by NADONA (IP-BC Credential) or completion of certification within 6 months of employment.
  • Minimum of five years of clinical experience in a hospital/healthcare setting or disease surveillance experience in a public health setting.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to build rapport quickly with peers and customers.

COMPENSATION & CAREER BENEFITS

This exciting role provides an opportunity to support an organization that has a long history in San Francisco, CA. In addition to gained experience, this position works with a wonderful professional team and the annual salary starts at $115K (DOE), plus a comprehensive benefits package. This position works directly with the Chief Nursing Officer helping to execute real work for the organization with an exceptional team! Apply today!

HOW TO APPLY

For immediate consideration please apply with your resume and cover letter, formatted in Microsoft Word, via: https://www.scionstaffing.com/job/8262

We look forward to contacting potential-match applicants!

ABOUT OUR SEARCH FIRM

Scion Nonprofit Staffing is an award-winning national nonprofit recruitment and staffing specialist for nonprofit organizations, foundations, associations, and educational institutions! Since 2006, we have had the pleasure of successfully placing thousands of talented professionals supporting incredible missions and programs. Through our innovative team building and recruiting solutions, we bridge the gap in executive leadership searches, direct hire nonprofit recruiting, interim leadership placement and temporary professional staffing.

We are proud to be part of the Forbes lists of the Best Recruitment Firms in America and the Best Executive Search Firms in America. Additionally, Scion has been recognized as a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing firm as well as a top recruitment firm by The Business Times for over ten years running! More information about us can be found at www.scionnonprofitstaffing.com.

Scion Nonprofit, a division of Scion Staffing, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent. For opportunities located in a region that have enacted fair chance, arrest or conviction-based employment ordinances, Scion Nonprofit proactively follows the enacted guidance and considers for employment all qualified applications with arrest and conviction records. We believe in following best practices and considering all qualified applicants that apply with us.

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