Interim Infection Preventionist | BA, RN, CIC Last Updated: July 12, 2018 (5 days ago)
Interim Infection Preventionist | BA, RN, CIC
Currently Available
Leadership & Acute Care Experienced

A “hit the ground running” Interim Infection Preventionist with 10 years of experience in clinical infection prevention. Expertise in assessing infectious conditions related to patients, staff, and the environment and implementing appropriate education, control measures, and action during outbreaks. Extensive experience in planning and implementing infection prevention and control educational programs for hospital staff and new hires.
References & Reviews
• “She was a huge asset to us, helping train 5 new IPs!”
• “She developed develop policies & procedures, implemented TheraDoc, and built excellent relationships.”
• “She's organized, tenacious, willing to do what it takes to get things done, and she's great with improving processes and implementing changes.”
• “She is so knowledgeable and continues to research and update her skills constantly, I have reached out to her as an expert for the Hospital Association, she focuses on doing the right things first.”
• “She takes responsibility for everything and makes sure there aren't any stones left unturned.”
• “She’s a self-starter, she recognizes what needs to be done and gets it done.”

• Expertise in clinical surveillance processes for tracking and analyzing infection rates, HAIs and clusters utilizing MedMined® to improve patient care and ensure compliance
• Thoroughly knowledgeable in TJC, rules and regulations, CMS, OSHA, accreditation and continual survey readiness
• Applied NHSN definitions to possible hospital acquired infections (HAI) and completed monthly reporting of HAIs to NHSN and CMS
• Developed, implemented, and evaluated infection control policies and procedures
• Oversaw construction projects and directed work to maintain Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) requirements through phases of facility planning, design, construction, renovation, and facility maintenance
• Monitored facility for safety and cleanliness through monthly rounds with Environmental Services Manager and Safety Officer
• Excellent communicator, trainer, and educator
• Very comfortable interfacing with all staff levels to include nursing, physicians and administration
• Infection Prevention
• TJC & CMS
• Employee Health
• Surveillance
• Construction & Renovation
• NHSN reporting
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 200+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 50+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 150+ Bed LTAC System
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 325+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Interim Manager, Infection Prevention | 500+ 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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Currently Available

Summary:

Leadership & Acute Care Experienced

A “hit the ground running” Interim Infection Preventionist with 10 years of experience in clinical infection prevention. Expertise in assessing infectious conditions related to patients, staff, and the environment and implementing appropriate education, control measures, and action during outbreaks. Extensive experience in planning and implementing infection prevention and control educational programs for hospital staff and new hires.
References & Reviews
• “She was a huge asset to us, helping train 5 new IPs!”
• “She developed develop policies & procedures, implemented TheraDoc, and built excellent relationships.”
• “She's organized, tenacious, willing to do what it takes to get things done, and she's great with improving processes and implementing changes.”
• “She is so knowledgeable and continues to research and update her skills constantly, I have reached out to her as an expert for the Hospital Association, she focuses on doing the right things first.”
• “She takes responsibility for everything and makes sure there aren't any stones left unturned.”
• “She’s a self-starter, she recognizes what needs to be done and gets it done.”

Qualifications & Achievements:

• Expertise in clinical surveillance processes for tracking and analyzing infection rates, HAIs and clusters utilizing MedMined® to improve patient care and ensure compliance
• Thoroughly knowledgeable in TJC, rules and regulations, CMS, OSHA, accreditation and continual survey readiness
• Applied NHSN definitions to possible hospital acquired infections (HAI) and completed monthly reporting of HAIs to NHSN and CMS
• Developed, implemented, and evaluated infection control policies and procedures
• Oversaw construction projects and directed work to maintain Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) requirements through phases of facility planning, design, construction, renovation, and facility maintenance
• Monitored facility for safety and cleanliness through monthly rounds with Environmental Services Manager and Safety Officer
• Excellent communicator, trainer, and educator
• Very comfortable interfacing with all staff levels to include nursing, physicians and administration

Expertise:

• Infection Prevention
• TJC & CMS
• Employee Health
• Surveillance
• Construction & Renovation
• NHSN reporting

Experience:

• Interim Infection Preventionist | 200+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 50+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 150+ Bed LTAC System
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 325+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Interim Manager, Infection Prevention | 500+ Bed Acute Care Hospital

Education:

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

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