The Infection Preventionist (IP) is responsible for identifying, investigating, monitoring, and reporting healthcare associated infections in accordance with current federal, state, local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern such programs. The IP collaborates with teams and individuals to create and sustain infection prevention strategies and provide feedback. Plan, develop, organize, implement, and evaluate the community infection prevention program to prevent, recognize, and control the onset and spread of infection. Responsible for coordinating the infection control program which includes surveillance, analysis of data and developing reports. Develops education program in response to identified infection control needs identified through QAPI, rounding on units. Teaches staff current accepted resident care and community practices as they relate to infection control and prevention.
Education and Experience: Current Nursing License (RN) for state is required or Certification by the Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology
Degree in public health, epidemiology, microbiology, clinical laboratory science or related field
Three (3) years’ experience in health care or Infection Control is preferred
Specialized training in Infection Control (A Physician who has completed an infectious disease fellowship)
Internal Number: 4814
About Springpoint Senior Living, Meadow Lakes, East Windsor
Springpoint is a nationally recognized senior living provider with a legacy of over 100 years serving the Mid-Atlantic region. It consists of Springpoint Senior Living and its eight full-service Continuing Care Retirement Communities and 19 affordable housing communities. It also includes Springpoint at Home, providing home care services, and Springpoint Choice, a membership-based program offering security for members. Learn more about Springpoint at springpointsl.org.