INFECTION PREVENTIONIST/STAFF DEVELOPMENT IN BLOOMFIELD, CT AT DUNCASTER LIFECARE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY
Duncaster, Bloomfield, CT
The infection preventionist will collaborate with the Medical Director on the Antimicrobial Stewardship program and will be accountable for decreasing the incidence and transmission of infectious diseases between patients, residents, staff and visitors. Through strategic planning, leadership and consultation the infection preventionist will lead the nursing team in the identification and implementation of infection prevention goals and objectives throughout the facility.
In the Staff Development role this employee is responsible for the staff development and educational needs of the Duncaster campus across the continuum. The position assesses the educational needs of the staff and plans, develops, and implements training programs to meet those needs. Reporting to the VP of Health Services, this leader works with the Director of Nursing at Caleb Hitchcock Health Center and Director of Assisted Living to assess the educational needs of the health services and support staff. The position is responsible for ensuring residents and patients receive care from health service staff that is oriented, trained and educated to perform their duties in compliance with the Public Health Code and Duncaster policies.
Additional information on the job can be found on Duncaster Website.