Interim Infection Preventionist | BSN, RN, CIC Last Updated: July 2, 2018 (15 days ago)
Interim Infection Preventionist | BSN, RN, CIC
Currently Available
Leadership & Acute Care Experienced

A high-energy Infection Prevention professional with over 16 years of Infection Prevention experience, including program management across multiple hospitals. Highly functional in program coordination, resolving TJC findings, regulatory compliance, NHSN reporting, performance improvement, education, and project management. She specializes in process improvement, education, outbreak management, standardizing procedures, and mentoring new Infection Preventionists.

References & Reviews

• “We had several TJC issues to be resolved and she just took care of all of them.”
• “She affected tremendous change in the department, working with difficult personalities to strengthen the program and bring it up to the level that we needed.”
• “She was able to get the program on track and get everyone in the department on board with doing things the correct way.”
• “She's an excellent resource and provides evidence-based information to all levels across the hospital.”
• “She has excellent infection prevention knowledge and the ability to look at a situation and develop an action plan to prioritize activity.”
• “It was really a confused mess here and our accreditation was at risk, she was able to step forth with a plan to get all issues resolved very quickly.”
• “She orchestrated tremendous improvements to our infection prevention program in a very short period of time.”
• “She came in and got the hospital ready for survey very quickly; she had come in blind and the result of her efforts was a survey with zero infection prevention findings.”

• Expertise in the clinical surveillance process to track and analyze infection rates, HAIs and clusters utilizing MedMined and NHSN data entry
• Thoroughly knowledgeable in TJC, rules and regulations, CMS, OSHA, accreditation and continual survey readiness
• Prepped, coordinated and successfully led hospitals through multiple TJC and CMS surveys
• Designs, revises and implements policies & procedures for surveillance, performance improvement, prevention and quality measures
• Excels in environmental rounding and ensuring that Infection Prevention teams collaborate daily with nursing and administration
• Highly visible leader with strong communication skills who is energetic, leads by doing and is a change agent
• Expert outbreak investigation skills and instrumental in developing emergency preparedness initiatives
• Ensures financial and operational strategies are in alignment with organizational needs and expectations
• Infection Prevention
• Regulatory Compliance
• Trend Analysis
• Risk Assessments
• Sterile Processing
• Epidemiological Investigation
• Outbreak Tracking
• Interim Infection Preventionist | 35 Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Infection Prevention Program Manager | 350+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Certified Professional in Infection Control (CIC)

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Title:

Interim Infection Preventionist | BSN, RN, CIC

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Currently Available

Summary:

Leadership & Acute Care Experienced

A high-energy Infection Prevention professional with over 16 years of Infection Prevention experience, including program management across multiple hospitals. Highly functional in program coordination, resolving TJC findings, regulatory compliance, NHSN reporting, performance improvement, education, and project management. She specializes in process improvement, education, outbreak management, standardizing procedures, and mentoring new Infection Preventionists.

References & Reviews

• “We had several TJC issues to be resolved and she just took care of all of them.”
• “She affected tremendous change in the department, working with difficult personalities to strengthen the program and bring it up to the level that we needed.”
• “She was able to get the program on track and get everyone in the department on board with doing things the correct way.”
• “She's an excellent resource and provides evidence-based information to all levels across the hospital.”
• “She has excellent infection prevention knowledge and the ability to look at a situation and develop an action plan to prioritize activity.”
• “It was really a confused mess here and our accreditation was at risk, she was able to step forth with a plan to get all issues resolved very quickly.”
• “She orchestrated tremendous improvements to our infection prevention program in a very short period of time.”
• “She came in and got the hospital ready for survey very quickly; she had come in blind and the result of her efforts was a survey with zero infection prevention findings.”

Qualifications & Achievements:

• Expertise in the clinical surveillance process to track and analyze infection rates, HAIs and clusters utilizing MedMined and NHSN data entry
• Thoroughly knowledgeable in TJC, rules and regulations, CMS, OSHA, accreditation and continual survey readiness
• Prepped, coordinated and successfully led hospitals through multiple TJC and CMS surveys
• Designs, revises and implements policies & procedures for surveillance, performance improvement, prevention and quality measures
• Excels in environmental rounding and ensuring that Infection Prevention teams collaborate daily with nursing and administration
• Highly visible leader with strong communication skills who is energetic, leads by doing and is a change agent
• Expert outbreak investigation skills and instrumental in developing emergency preparedness initiatives
• Ensures financial and operational strategies are in alignment with organizational needs and expectations

Expertise:

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

Experience:

• Interim Infection Preventionist | 35 Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Infection Prevention Program Manager | 350+ Bed Acute Care Hospital

Education:

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

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