LifePoint Behavioral Health is seeking a passionate, creative and goal-oriented Infection Control Nurse tojoin the team at Valley Springs Behavioral Health Hospital, a 150-bed free standing hospital opening in August in Holyoke, MA. Lifepoint offers a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, and professional development opportunities so you can focus on what really matters ¿ providing quality patient care. Do not miss the opportunity to join our team and build a career that touches lives.
As an Infection Control Nurse you will:
Consults with physicians, managers, and staff for the management of infectious and/or immunosuppressed patients.
Manages facility wound care program including standards of care and practice related to wound, ostomy, and continence patient care needs.
Functions in the role of expert wound clinician, coordinator, educator, consultant, and researcher.
In collaboration with the medical staff, monitors the clinical wound care of patients and provides clinical support and consultation to improve patient care and patient outcomes.
As an Infection Control Nurse you will have:
Bachelor's Degree in nursing.
Current State RN license required.
BLS Certification required.
ICP or related certification preferred.
Minimum of 1 year clinical experience in medical-surgical or critical care nursing.
Experience in Infection Control with basic knowledge of the principles of epidemiology and infections, diseases, sterilization, sanitation, and disinfection practice preferred
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