Position Description

Infection Control Registered Nurse Full Time
Location Vibra Hospital of Western Massachusetts - Central Campus - Rochdale, MA -Worcester Area
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Vibra Hospital of Western Massachusetts - Central Campus - is seeking a

Infection Control Registered Nurse to join our team!

 

Vibra Hospital of Western Massachusetts - Central Campus -, located in Rochdale, MA is a 47 bed LTACH providing long-term acute care services to patients recovering from serious illnesses or injuries. Often our patients require additional critical care services for medically complex conditions such as trauma, infectious diseases, wound healing, cardiovascular disease, stroke, amputation and ventilator weaning. As a smaller, specialized hospital, we offer an opportunity to work in a fast-paced and friendly work environment where you really get to know your patients and their families.  

 
Working closely with the Medical and Nursing Directors, is responsible for assessing, planning, organizing, developing, implementing and evaluating the infection control program and activities. Possesses authority and accountability necessary to carry out assigned administrative and surveillance duties. Monitors infection control practices and procedures throughout the facility to ensure all personnel and medical staff are compliant. Develops and implements infection control policies and procedures. Develops systems for identifying, reporting, investigating and controlling infectious and communicable diseases. Provides orientation, teaching and coaching on infection control practices and policies to all employees and medical staff. Evaluates effectiveness of program, gathers and analyzes data and reports outcomes to appropriate committees.
 
Qualifications:
  • Registered Nurse (RN) required. RN’s must have a current, valid, and active license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of employment.
  • Minimum three (3) years of clinical experience in a healthcare facility required.
  • Knowledge of epidemiology, microbiology, infectious disease, and aseptic technique to include standard/universal precautions required.
 
Additional Qualifications/Skills:
  • CIC certification preferred.
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience as an Infection Preventionist preferred.
  • Technical report writing skills preferred.
  • Ability to project a professional image.
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirement.
  • Strong organizational, prioritization and analytical skills.
  • Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant.
  • Working knowledge of computer and Microsoft software applications used in job functions.
  • Freedom from illegal use of and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace
 

At Vibra+Ernest, employees are our priority. We are passionate about patient care and consider it a privilege to be able to provide services to patients and their family members in the Rochdale, MA area. Below is a brief summary of our benefits.
 

  • PPO high and low deductible plans / HSA options as well
  • FREE prescription plans
  • Dental and Vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • EAP and AFLAC
  • Flex plans, 401K matching
  • Company discounts for mobile phone service, electronics, cell phones, clothing, etc
  • PET insurance!
  • Group legal – provides legal assistance with personal legal matters
  • Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
  • Work life balance

At Vibra Healthcare, our patients are family. Healthcare is constantly evolving, our growing organization is devoted to ensuring that each person in our care feels safe.  Our world-class team of driven, passionate healthcare professionals are always focused on service excellence and providing top quality care at the bedside.

If you share our values, we want to hear from you!

Per Federal Health Care Worker Vaccine Requirements, all employees must be fully vaccinated against  COVID-19 or be approved for a valid religious or medical exemption.  Anyone hired by the company must provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccine before they can begin employment or request and be approved for a valid religious or medical exemption.  Unvaccinated employees on an approved exemption must submit to weekly COVID-19 testing and wear a respirator at all times while in the facility. Some states and locations require increased frequency testing pursuant to state regulations.

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