Interim Infection Preventionist | RN, CIC Last Updated: May 4, 2018 (20 days ago)
Interim Infection Preventionist | RN, CIC
Currently Available
Leadership & Acute Care Experienced

A “hit the ground running” Infection Preventionist with over 15 years of experience in infection prevention and employee health. Specialties include surveillance, education, survey readiness and preparation, and performance improvement initiatives.

References & Reviews

• “She has an amazing knowledge base, she's very organized, has excellent follow through, and keeps her knowledge accurate and up to date.”
• “She brought the system up to the standards needed for infection prevention, she brought the IP department to a whole new level, and the results have been amazing!”
• “Everyone appreciated her professionalism and extreme knowledge.”
• “She is a great communicator, she provides expectations, tools, and knowledge, interacts with the team, organizes milestones, and follows up to make sure items are complete!”

• Demonstrated expertise in designing and implementing infection control programs
• Led and participated in various initiatives, including SSI Bundling/Prevention, CLABSI Bundles, and Nurse-Driven Foley Catheter Removal protocol
• EMR experience with EPIC, Allscripts, Healthland, Paragon, Cerner, and Meditech
• Experience writing and revising policy and procedure
• Involved in construction and renovation, ICRAs (Infection Control Risk Assessments), and Construction rounds
• Outbreak investigations include several investigations of infection clusters
• Thoroughly knowledgeable in the clinical surveillance to track and analyze infection rates, HAIs and clusters, and NHSN reporting
• Extensive knowledge in TJC, rules and regulations, CMS, CDC, OSHA, and continual survey readiness
• Instrumental in the development and implementation of policies and procedures that follow CDC, TJC, and CMS guidelines
• Works collaboratively with Employee and Occupational Health to facilitate and monitor employee compliance with immunizations, and improve processes
• Expertise in building, planning and implementing strong programs
• Engages in a collaborative and positive work environment
• Resourceful, self-reliant and energetic professional who is passionate about infection control
• Excellent communicator with the ability to develop and implement in-service training for all staff levels
• Develops excellent rapport with administration, physicians, medical staff and managers
• Infection Prevention
• TJC & CMS
• Infection Prevention
• TJC & CMS
• Core Measures
• Surveillance
• Employee and Occupational Health
• NHSN Reporting
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 60 Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 200+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Infection Preventionist | 100+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Infection Preventionist | 2 Critical Access Hospital & 1 LTAC
• Infection Prevention Coordinator | 300+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Certified Infection Control (CIC)

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Title:

Interim Infection Preventionist | RN, CIC

Date Available:

Currently Available

Summary:

Leadership & Acute Care Experienced

A “hit the ground running” Infection Preventionist with over 15 years of experience in infection prevention and employee health. Specialties include surveillance, education, survey readiness and preparation, and performance improvement initiatives.

References & Reviews

• “She has an amazing knowledge base, she's very organized, has excellent follow through, and keeps her knowledge accurate and up to date.”
• “She brought the system up to the standards needed for infection prevention, she brought the IP department to a whole new level, and the results have been amazing!”
• “Everyone appreciated her professionalism and extreme knowledge.”
• “She is a great communicator, she provides expectations, tools, and knowledge, interacts with the team, organizes milestones, and follows up to make sure items are complete!”

Qualifications & Achievements:

• Demonstrated expertise in designing and implementing infection control programs
• Led and participated in various initiatives, including SSI Bundling/Prevention, CLABSI Bundles, and Nurse-Driven Foley Catheter Removal protocol
• EMR experience with EPIC, Allscripts, Healthland, Paragon, Cerner, and Meditech
• Experience writing and revising policy and procedure
• Involved in construction and renovation, ICRAs (Infection Control Risk Assessments), and Construction rounds
• Outbreak investigations include several investigations of infection clusters
• Thoroughly knowledgeable in the clinical surveillance to track and analyze infection rates, HAIs and clusters, and NHSN reporting
• Extensive knowledge in TJC, rules and regulations, CMS, CDC, OSHA, and continual survey readiness
• Instrumental in the development and implementation of policies and procedures that follow CDC, TJC, and CMS guidelines
• Works collaboratively with Employee and Occupational Health to facilitate and monitor employee compliance with immunizations, and improve processes
• Expertise in building, planning and implementing strong programs
• Engages in a collaborative and positive work environment
• Resourceful, self-reliant and energetic professional who is passionate about infection control
• Excellent communicator with the ability to develop and implement in-service training for all staff levels
• Develops excellent rapport with administration, physicians, medical staff and managers

Expertise:

• Infection Prevention
• TJC & CMS
• Infection Prevention
• TJC & CMS
• Core Measures
• Surveillance
• Employee and Occupational Health
• NHSN Reporting

Experience:

• Interim Infection Preventionist | 60 Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 200+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Infection Preventionist | 100+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Infection Preventionist | 2 Critical Access Hospital & 1 LTAC
• Infection Prevention Coordinator | 300+ Bed Acute Care Hospital

Education:

• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Certified Infection Control (CIC)

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