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Infection Preventionist ( RN / LPN )

Company: Heritage Health - Gibson City
Location: Gibson City
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

We are currently seeking an experienced Nurse to join our team as the Infection Preventionist. Responsibilities of this position include collecting, analyzing, and providing infection data and trends to nursing staff and health care practitioners; consulting on infection risk assessment, prevention, and control strategies; providing education and training; implementing evidence-based infection control practice, including those mandated by regulatory and licensing agencies, and guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); and monitoring antibiotic utilization which supports antibiotic stewardship activities. Benefits: * Competitive compensation * DailyPay * Shift differentials * Paid time off * Holiday pay * Health, dental, vision, and life insurance * Voluntary benefit policies offered * Retirement plan * Wellness program * Fitness center discounts * Mobile phone discounts * Nursing Scholarship and Student Loan Forgiveness programs * Great team to work alongside Qualifications: * Current and valid RN or LPN nursing license for the state of Illinois * Experience in infection control in long term care or other healthcare setting * Demonstrate knowledge of principles related to infection prevention and control * Ability to work collaboratively with staff members and external organizations * Computer literacy * Excellent communication and customer service skills Vaccine Mandate: Effective November 1, 2021, all current staff and new hires must either be vaccinated or have one of the following: received the single dose of the Johnson Johnson vaccine or the first dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine - 2nd dose will be required. Upon request, we will consider exemptions for medical and religious based reasons.

Keywords: Heritage Health - Gibson City, Champaign , Infection Preventionist ( RN / LPN ), Healthcare , Gibson City, Illinois

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