RN- Infection Preventionist – Wayne County Care Center – Wooster OhioMeansJobs.com Job # 249918673

  • Job Title

    RN- Infection Preventionist – Wayne County Care Center – Wooster OhioMeansJobs.com Job # 249918673
  • Job Description

    Position: RN- Infection Preventionist                  Department: Nursing

    Hours: Day shift (FT- 40 hours)                          Days: Monday- Friday with on call/ off shift responsibilities


    The Wayne County Care Center is currently accepting applications for the position of full time RN – Infection Preventionist for the County’s 50 bed skilled/ intermediate nursing and 20 bed assisted living facility.


    Responsibilities of the RN – infection preventionist:

    • Plan, organize, develop, coordinate, monitor and direct the facility infection prevention and control program to ensure personnel follow activities in accordance with current regulations
    • Report and track all documentation in accordance with current regulations
    • Oversee annual education for residents and staff concerning immunizations and infectious diseases
    • Initiate transmission based pre-caution for residents with communicable diseases
    • Assist nursing services personnel in performing nursing care procedures, including covering supervision, as necessary
    • Follow care plans, do rounds with the Dr. and enter orders
    • Communicate with other staff to ensure residents are provided with the best experience possible
    • Ensure that staff are mentored to provide constant, quality resident care
    • Must participate in facility inspections, as needed and perform administrative duties
  • Company

    Wayne County Care Center
  • Location

  • Job Requirements

    Requirements of RN infection preventionist:

    • Valid RN license
    • Valid Infection Preventionist Certification, or the ability to complete the process in 30 days
    • Minimum 1-year health care experience, in a supervisory role
    • Experience in Point Click Care preferred
    • Compassion for and commitment to hospitality, service and excellence in senior care
    • Ability to make decisions, plan organize, develop, implement and interpret policies
    • Adaptable and able to work under pressure

    As a County organization, the Care Center provides excellent benefits that include:

    • low cost health/ dental/ vision coverage, including a free health clinic
    • OPERS retirement
    • 11 paid holidays (with additional time and a half when working)
    • sick time and two weeks’ vacation
    • one personal day your first year
    • one free meal per shift
    • free TB, Hep B, flu, COVID shots and COVID testing
    • staff referral bonuses
    • an extensive employee assistance program that includes counseling and discounts to a variety of items

    How to apply: Applications may be obtained at the WCCC, 876 S. Geyers Chapel Rd, Wooster or downloaded from the website www.waynecountycarecenter.com Please submit applications and refer questions to carecenter@wayneoh.org   Wayne County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.