RN Infection Control Preventionist - Texas Health Mansfield- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth
Location: 2300 Lone Star Road; Mansfield, TX
Top Reasons to Work at Texas Health Mansfield; Mansfield, TX
Join a family of caregivers focused on whole-person health and committed to making communities healthier.
Provide wholistic care for patients that extends to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families. Chaplains are available to meet with patients, families and team members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide spiritual support.
Help develop a brand new $150 million community hospital and medical office building that will provide services such as Medical/Surgical, ICU, Women’s Services, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Interventional Cardiology and Gastroenterology.
Grow in your career with AdventHealth, named in 2018 by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare”. AdventHealth has partnered with Texas Health Resources, named in 2019 as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, to build Texas Health Mansfield, which is creating new opportunities for employment and professional growth.
Thrive in the Mansfield community, ranked by CNN/Money Magazine as #17 for “Best Places to Live”. Mansfield is one of the fastest growing areas of North Texas, projected to reach more than 250,000 residents by 2023. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41%, higher than the national average of 33.5%. Mansfield has top-rated schools, over 900 acres of parkland, quality housing, a historic downtown area, recreational opportunities for all ages, and a growing business community.
You Will Be Responsible For:
Implements programs designed to lower the risk and improve rates/trends of epidemiologically significant infections for patients and staff.
Participates in the review and/or development of policies and procedures as indicated and/or requested. Accurately interprets regulatory standards related to infection control or employee health, for all levels of hospital personnel and medical staff as requested or directed. Coordinates the reporting of communicable diseases to health departments and assesses the significance for healthcare workers. Actively participates in surveying the hospital and its population for HAI’s, hazards, or situations contributing to infections for the purpose of providing quality patient care and a safe working environment.
Serves as a resource for orientation, patient care practices and staff education.
Monitors aseptic and sterilization practices for patient care practices, supplies, equipment, linen, and trash.
Provides Leadership on Hospital Compliance, Patient Safety and Employee Safety Issues. Actively participates in voluntary or mandatory reporting as required by regulatory agencies such as CDC, CMS, or Health Departments.
Provides reports of activities to key stakeholders.
Maintains documentation of activities related to Infection Control.
Provides Leadership/services for Employee Health services that may include but not be limited to: written protocols, vaccines, worker exposures, and healthcare worker safety initiatives.
What You Will Need:
Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing with current licensure in the State of Texas
Infection Control experience in an Acute Care Hospital setting preferred
Minimum 2 (two) years’ experience in Infection Control
Infectious disease processes
Adult learning techniques
Computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) in addition to Corporate IC Data Management Program (ICP Worklist)
Functions within the realm of the Texas Nurse Practice Act. Responsible for the implementation and coordination of THH’s house-wide program for Infection Control. Identifies risks for the acquisition and transmission of infectious agents on an ongoing basis and based on risks, establishes priorities and sets goals for preventing the development of health care-associated infections (HAI’s) within the hospital. Implements programs designed to lower the risk and improve rates/trends of epidemiologically significant infections for patients and staff. Participates in the review and/or development of policies and procedures as indicated and/or requested. Accurately interprets regulatory standards related to infection control or employee health, for all levels of hospital personnel and medical staff as requested or directed.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.