Interim Infection Prevention Leader | MSN, RN, CIC Last Updated: June 25, 2018 (21 days ago)
Interim Infection Prevention Leader | MSN, RN, CIC
Currently Available
Leadership & Acute Care Experienced

A highly experienced Infection Prevention leader with over 30 years of clinical experience, 9 years in Infection Control Management. She specializes in surveillance and reporting. Specialties include participating in the development of annual infection control risk assessments and setting infection control plans and goals. She excels in evaluating staffing, procedures, training, and program functionality to ensure optimum results.

References & Reviews
• “She was able to manage TJC and State accreditation at the same time, and just blew them away! Both commented on how well our IP program was put together.”
• “She coordinated meetings with the department of health, and utilizing their input, updated policies and procedures, she really brought the department up to date!”
• “She built a cohesive team out of a department that was kind of a mess.”
• “Navigating a new culture is a real strength for her.”
• “Her clinical background allows her to have excellent insight and empathy that allows her to build relationships to obtain buy in very quickly.”
• “She has a teaching approach, which is really helpful, and she has excellent common sense!”

• Performed program management and assessment for multi-site hospital coordinating, surveillance, reporting, rounding, deep dive reviews, surgery gap assessment, and NHSN reporting review
• Excels in program development to include reviewing and adding recommendations to sterilization and disinfection protocol, implementing hand hygiene programs, and implementation of successful initiatives to facilitate the reduction of HAIs
• Establishes protocols for elimination of multi-drug resistant organisms in the health care setting
• Conducts environment of care and safety rounds, and coordinates outbreak investigations
• Delivers results to infection control issues with the ability to write and implement policy and procedure updates
• Thoroughly knowledgeable in TJC, rules and regulations, CMS, and continual survey readiness
• Surveillance for select surgical procedures and data input into NHSN, gap analysis, core measures, and improvement activities
• Highly regarded professional who is very involved in the local APIC chapter
• Excellent communicator and educator, able to collaborate with physicians, nursing, administration, and department managers to provide excellent quality of care to patients
• Reviews and develops all IP policies and procedures pertaining to outbreak investigations and notification of the DOH and CDC as well as system-wide communication related to communicable disease alerts and system-wide Infection Control recall alerts
• Infection Prevention
• Program Management
• Risk Reduction
• Deep Dive Infection Reviews
• TJC & CMS
• Trend Analysis
• Employee Health
• Core Measures
• Surveillance
• Construction & Renovation
• NHSN Reporting
• Interim Infection Prevention Manager | 350+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Infection Prevention Manager | 275+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Infection Prevention Manager | 350+Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Infection Prevention Manager | 175+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Master of Science (MSN)
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Certification in Infection Control (CIC)

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Title:

Interim Infection Prevention Leader | MSN, RN, CIC

Date Available:

Currently Available

Summary:

Leadership & Acute Care Experienced

A highly experienced Infection Prevention leader with over 30 years of clinical experience, 9 years in Infection Control Management. She specializes in surveillance and reporting. Specialties include participating in the development of annual infection control risk assessments and setting infection control plans and goals. She excels in evaluating staffing, procedures, training, and program functionality to ensure optimum results.

References & Reviews
• “She was able to manage TJC and State accreditation at the same time, and just blew them away! Both commented on how well our IP program was put together.”
• “She coordinated meetings with the department of health, and utilizing their input, updated policies and procedures, she really brought the department up to date!”
• “She built a cohesive team out of a department that was kind of a mess.”
• “Navigating a new culture is a real strength for her.”
• “Her clinical background allows her to have excellent insight and empathy that allows her to build relationships to obtain buy in very quickly.”
• “She has a teaching approach, which is really helpful, and she has excellent common sense!”

Qualifications & Achievements:

• Performed program management and assessment for multi-site hospital coordinating, surveillance, reporting, rounding, deep dive reviews, surgery gap assessment, and NHSN reporting review
• Excels in program development to include reviewing and adding recommendations to sterilization and disinfection protocol, implementing hand hygiene programs, and implementation of successful initiatives to facilitate the reduction of HAIs
• Establishes protocols for elimination of multi-drug resistant organisms in the health care setting
• Conducts environment of care and safety rounds, and coordinates outbreak investigations
• Delivers results to infection control issues with the ability to write and implement policy and procedure updates
• Thoroughly knowledgeable in TJC, rules and regulations, CMS, and continual survey readiness
• Surveillance for select surgical procedures and data input into NHSN, gap analysis, core measures, and improvement activities
• Highly regarded professional who is very involved in the local APIC chapter
• Excellent communicator and educator, able to collaborate with physicians, nursing, administration, and department managers to provide excellent quality of care to patients
• Reviews and develops all IP policies and procedures pertaining to outbreak investigations and notification of the DOH and CDC as well as system-wide communication related to communicable disease alerts and system-wide Infection Control recall alerts

Expertise:

• Infection Prevention
• Program Management
• Risk Reduction
• Deep Dive Infection Reviews
• TJC & CMS
• Trend Analysis
• Employee Health
• Core Measures
• Surveillance
• Construction & Renovation
• NHSN Reporting

Experience:

• Interim Infection Prevention Manager | 350+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Infection Prevention Manager | 275+ Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Infection Prevention Manager | 350+Bed Acute Care Hospital
• Infection Prevention Manager | 175+ Bed Acute Care Hospital

Education:

• Master of Science (MSN)
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Certification in Infection Control (CIC)

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