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Infection Control Preventionist / Licensed Nurse

Company: Covenant Living
Location: Mercer Island
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Inspired to Serve. Join us!Making a difference in the lives of others that's what working at Covenant Living is all about. Our healthcare professionals have the opportunity each and every day to make a difference in the lives of older adults. From improving our residents' quality of life, to creating peace of mind for them and their families, our team members know that as a part of our community, they are changing lives. Covenant Living, the nation's sixth-largest nonprofit senior living provider, is seeking qualified candidates for Nurse Managers, RN to help in fulfilling our common purpose: to create joy and peace of mind for our residents and their families by creating a better way of life. Join our organization, where teamwork, respect, and service is part of our everyday environment and build your health care career in a supportive, faith-based community. Positions are available in assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care. Essential functions Infection Preventionist (RN or LPN):

  • Interprets and Implements established Center Infection Control policies, processes, and regulations for nursing staff.
  • Supervises and evaluated nursing staff conformance to Center policies, processes, and regulations.
  • Demonstrates concern for residents' welfare by rendering immediate assistance as necessary.
  • As Infection Control Preventionist, implements, educates, and maintains trending records of infection occurring in Center.
  • Provides monthly and quarterly infection control reports to DNS, ED, and Quality Assurance (QA) Committee with proposed action plans for review and approval.
  • Makes appropriate Center reports to Medical Director and Public Health Agency per State regulation for reportable diseases.
  • Observes and teaches Center infection control policies and processes to employees.
  • Demonstrates consistent ability to identify concerns, report in an objective manner, and take appropriate corrective action.
  • Participates in and contributes meaningful information in meetings relating to resident care and Quality Assurance in the Health Center.Requirements:
    • Infection Prevention Certification preferred.
    • Experience in Nursing Home/SNF.The ideal candidate will have:
      • Graduate of an approved school of nursing.
      • Must be currently licensed as an RN in the State.
      • 2 years nursing experience.
      • 2 years of supervisory experience.For full time employees, we offer a generous benefits package that includes:
        • Medical, dental and vision insurance
        • Employer paid group term life and disability
        • Paid Time Off (PTO) & six paid holidays
        • 403(b) with a 3% employer match
        • Fitness center use at most facilities.
        • Various voluntary benefits:
          • Life, AD&D
          • Tuition assistance and scholarships
          • Employee assistance program
          • Legal services, home/auto insurance, discount purchasing program
          • Pet InsuranceFor more information about Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Home, please visit www.covliving.org or www.covenantcareathome.org. Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Homeare equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.Required qualifications:
            • 18 years or older
            • At least high school diploma or equivalent or higher
            • Able to comfortably lift 40 lbs
            • Able to stand for duration of shift
            • Legally authorized to work in the United States
            • Reliable transportation to and from work
            • Background check

Keywords: Covenant Living, Seattle , Infection Control Preventionist / Licensed Nurse, Healthcare , Mercer Island, Washington

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