Interim Infection Preventionist | BSN, RN, CIC Last Updated: May 21, 2018 (about 1 month ago)
Interim Infection Preventionist | BSN, RN, CIC
Currently Available
Leadership & Acute Care Experienced

A “hit the ground running” acute care Infection Preventionist with over 30 years of experience; 17 years as a Certified Infection Control professional. One of our most sought after Interim Preventionists and her experience includes TJC, CMS, NHSN reporting, rules and regulations, and policies and procedures. We have received continual praise for the work she has done over the years; she is knowledgeable, efficient, adapts well to a variety of environments, and easily integrates and wins the respect of the hospital leadership, physicians and staff.

References & Reviews

• “She was the best interim Infection Preventionist that I have had the pleasure to work with.”
• “She completed 2 or 3 interim assignments at our 2 facilities. The fact that she came back and was met by such a great reaction here is a big deal.”
• “On work ethic “5,5,5 (on scale of 5 being highest), we wish we could have kept her, and offered her a permanent position a number of times.”
• “We tried to hire her. Before she left she did a great job mentoring the other ICPs.”
• “She was ahead of the curve on IC information. She is a member of APIC and so her information was always beyond anyone in the room. She really knows IC and translated her understating into effective practice at the hospital and at corporate level. We loved her and would love to have her back.”

• Adept at working as a Sole Practitioner, Team Member, Coordinator, Manager, and Director
• Experience includes stand-alone community hospitals and multi-site facilities both large and small
• Designed, revised and implemented policy and procedures, and implemented numerous programs aimed at infection reduction
• Extensive knowledge of TJC, rules and regulations, accreditation, CMS, CDC, and OSHA
• Worked with multiple systems on implementation of data mining systems (MedMined, TheraDoc, Cerner, SafetySurveillor) to integrate the electronic medical records system along with the lab system; these systems were integral in the compliance with the CMS requirements for reporting to NHSN with direct uploads into the NHSN system
• Excellent communicator, educator, presenter with a proven ability to develop a rapport with a variety of staff
• Developed and delivered ongoing Infection Control in-services and staff training
• Development and implementation of Infectious Disease Preparedness Plans to include Pandemic Influenza and Ebola
• Collaborated in the annual Infection Control Risk Assessment
• Experience overseeing new construction and renovation projects
• Enthusiastic, resourceful and self-reliant with expertise in planning, developing and implementing infection control programs
• Infection Prevention
• Regulatory Compliance
• Trend Analysis
• Risk Assessments
• Sterile Processing
• Epidemiological Investigation
• Outbreak Tracking
• Interim Infection Preventionist | Community Health Care System
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 250+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 95+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 600+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Certified in Infection Prevention & Control (CIC)

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Title:

Interim Infection Preventionist | BSN, RN, CIC

Date Available:

Currently Available

Summary:

Leadership & Acute Care Experienced

A “hit the ground running” acute care Infection Preventionist with over 30 years of experience; 17 years as a Certified Infection Control professional. One of our most sought after Interim Preventionists and her experience includes TJC, CMS, NHSN reporting, rules and regulations, and policies and procedures. We have received continual praise for the work she has done over the years; she is knowledgeable, efficient, adapts well to a variety of environments, and easily integrates and wins the respect of the hospital leadership, physicians and staff.

References & Reviews

• “She was the best interim Infection Preventionist that I have had the pleasure to work with.”
• “She completed 2 or 3 interim assignments at our 2 facilities. The fact that she came back and was met by such a great reaction here is a big deal.”
• “On work ethic “5,5,5 (on scale of 5 being highest), we wish we could have kept her, and offered her a permanent position a number of times.”
• “We tried to hire her. Before she left she did a great job mentoring the other ICPs.”
• “She was ahead of the curve on IC information. She is a member of APIC and so her information was always beyond anyone in the room. She really knows IC and translated her understating into effective practice at the hospital and at corporate level. We loved her and would love to have her back.”

Qualifications & Achievements:

• Adept at working as a Sole Practitioner, Team Member, Coordinator, Manager, and Director
• Experience includes stand-alone community hospitals and multi-site facilities both large and small
• Designed, revised and implemented policy and procedures, and implemented numerous programs aimed at infection reduction
• Extensive knowledge of TJC, rules and regulations, accreditation, CMS, CDC, and OSHA
• Worked with multiple systems on implementation of data mining systems (MedMined, TheraDoc, Cerner, SafetySurveillor) to integrate the electronic medical records system along with the lab system; these systems were integral in the compliance with the CMS requirements for reporting to NHSN with direct uploads into the NHSN system
• Excellent communicator, educator, presenter with a proven ability to develop a rapport with a variety of staff
• Developed and delivered ongoing Infection Control in-services and staff training
• Development and implementation of Infectious Disease Preparedness Plans to include Pandemic Influenza and Ebola
• Collaborated in the annual Infection Control Risk Assessment
• Experience overseeing new construction and renovation projects
• Enthusiastic, resourceful and self-reliant with expertise in planning, developing and implementing infection control programs

Expertise:

• Infection Prevention
• Regulatory Compliance
• Trend Analysis
• Risk Assessments
• Sterile Processing
• Epidemiological Investigation
• Outbreak Tracking

Experience:

• Interim Infection Preventionist | Community Health Care System
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 250+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 95+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 600+ Bed Acute Care Hospital

Education:

• Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Certified in Infection Prevention & Control (CIC)

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