Interim Infection Preventionist | BA, RN, CIC Last Updated: January 9, 2018 (10 days ago)
Interim Infection Preventionist | BA, RN, CIC
Immediately
Galileo Search is representing a “hit the ground running” Interim Infection Prevention professional with over 30 years of clinical experience; 16 years of infection prevention experience. She specializes in coordinating and maintaining proactive infection control programs based on prevention, surveillance and intervention. We’ve verified her credentials and I’ve included excerpts from her references. When you’ve had a chance to review the details below, please email or give me a call to discuss this outstanding interim professional.

REFERENCES & REVIEWS

• “She has a passion for infection prevention, dedication to patient safety, and excellent team building skills!”
• “Her ability to quickly learn our systems was extremely helpful in getting our department up to date with reporting requirements.”
• “She is very organized, she's very deliberate in analyzing situations, identifying needs, developing a plan, and communicating with staff to implement changes.”
• “She set up the IP department in this small rural hospital, took over the safety committee, tracked hospital infections, and managed state reporting and quality indicators.”
• “She was a great mentor and teacher for our newly hired, inexperienced IPs.”
• “She is able to convey information in a very calm, logical manner. She was an in-service speaker for infection prevention and happily shared her knowledge, she is absolutely the go to person!”

• Directs and manages hospital-wide/system-wide activities of the Infection Prevention and Control Program
• Thoroughly knowledgeable in methods to track and analyze infection rates, HAIs and clusters to include NHSN reporting
• Expertise in survey readiness; participated in several successful CMS surveys
• Coordinated, created and provided ongoing staff education
• Developed policies and guidelines based on current standards and practices, such as a hand hygiene policy that increased compliance by 50% over 2 years
• Implemented education initiatives that decreased HAI, including CAUTI and CLABSI, to below NHSN benchmarks
• Created a strong employee health program that included vaccination updates, wellness checks and injury case management
• Results-oriented professional with a proven ability to manage infection control issues
• Exceptional communication, relationship development, and team building skills
• Collaborated in many construction projects of varying sizes
• Infection Prevention
• TJC, CMS, CDC
• NHSN Reporting
• Core Measures
• Theradoc Surveillance
• Employee Health
• Interim Infection Prevention Manager | 400+ bed acute care hospital
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 160 bed acute care hospital
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 550 bed academic teaching hospital
• Infection Preventionist | 70 bed critical access hospital
• Charge Nurse | 450 bed acute care hospital
• Bachelor of Arts (BA)
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Certified Infection Control (CIC)

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Title:

Interim Infection Preventionist | BA, RN, CIC

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Immediately

Summary:

Galileo Search is representing a “hit the ground running” Interim Infection Prevention professional with over 30 years of clinical experience; 16 years of infection prevention experience. She specializes in coordinating and maintaining proactive infection control programs based on prevention, surveillance and intervention. We’ve verified her credentials and I’ve included excerpts from her references. When you’ve had a chance to review the details below, please email or give me a call to discuss this outstanding interim professional.

REFERENCES & REVIEWS

• “She has a passion for infection prevention, dedication to patient safety, and excellent team building skills!”
• “Her ability to quickly learn our systems was extremely helpful in getting our department up to date with reporting requirements.”
• “She is very organized, she's very deliberate in analyzing situations, identifying needs, developing a plan, and communicating with staff to implement changes.”
• “She set up the IP department in this small rural hospital, took over the safety committee, tracked hospital infections, and managed state reporting and quality indicators.”
• “She was a great mentor and teacher for our newly hired, inexperienced IPs.”
• “She is able to convey information in a very calm, logical manner. She was an in-service speaker for infection prevention and happily shared her knowledge, she is absolutely the go to person!”

Qualifications & Achievements:

• Directs and manages hospital-wide/system-wide activities of the Infection Prevention and Control Program
• Thoroughly knowledgeable in methods to track and analyze infection rates, HAIs and clusters to include NHSN reporting
• Expertise in survey readiness; participated in several successful CMS surveys
• Coordinated, created and provided ongoing staff education
• Developed policies and guidelines based on current standards and practices, such as a hand hygiene policy that increased compliance by 50% over 2 years
• Implemented education initiatives that decreased HAI, including CAUTI and CLABSI, to below NHSN benchmarks
• Created a strong employee health program that included vaccination updates, wellness checks and injury case management
• Results-oriented professional with a proven ability to manage infection control issues
• Exceptional communication, relationship development, and team building skills
• Collaborated in many construction projects of varying sizes

Expertise:

• Infection Prevention
• TJC, CMS, CDC
• NHSN Reporting
• Core Measures
• Theradoc Surveillance
• Employee Health

Experience:

• Interim Infection Prevention Manager | 400+ bed acute care hospital
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 160 bed acute care hospital
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 550 bed academic teaching hospital
• Infection Preventionist | 70 bed critical access hospital
• Charge Nurse | 450 bed acute care hospital

Education:

• Bachelor of Arts (BA)
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Certified Infection Control (CIC)

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