Appomattox Health and Rehab Center -a premier provider of post-acute care services in Appomattox, VA is searching for an Infection Preventionist
The Infection Preventionist will coordinate, manage and implement the Center’s infection prevention and control program. Under the leadership of the Director of Nursing and Administrator, the Infection Preventionist will work directly with all employees, patients, medical providers, and pharmacists to fully implement all aspects of the infection prevention and control program; which is designed to comply with all aspects of CDC, CMS, OSHA and other federal and state guidelines for long-term care. The Infection Preventionist will provide training, supervision, and conduct compliance audits within the Center to validate the center’s adherence to the program. In addition, the Infection Preventionist will develop action plans to ensure regulatory compliance, patient, and employee safety. The Infection Preventionist will work collaboratively with center employees to promote employee contributions to infection prevention and control planning at the center and corporate levels. The Infection Preventionist will work closely with the Corporate Clinical Education Specialist in the development of policies, procedures, protocols, and training programs to improve infection prevention and control activities that promote patient care and safety.
Education requirements: Associate degree required for Medical Technologist; Bachelor’s degree required for Microbiologist.
We offer a competitive rate of pay and a comprehensive benefits package for full time associates which includes affordable health and dental insurance within 30-60 days of hire, free life insurance, paid time off, extra pay for holidays and 401K with a company match.
Everyone at Appomattox HRC is working hard to keep our patients and employees safe.