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Infection Prevention Coordinator (RN) - Nursing Admin
Washington Regional
Washington Regional
Job Location: Fayetteville, AR
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Nursing Admin
Shift: Monday - Friday Days
Job Posting: Infection Prevention Coordinator (RN)
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Washington Regional Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR
Department: Nursing Admin
Shift: Monday - Friday Days
Job Number: JO-2204-46050
Date Posted: 4/26/2022
Categories: Licensed Nurses

Washington Regional
Washington Regional Medical Center is our regions only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work and give back to each other.

Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.
Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Values: To treat others patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other as we would want to be treated.

Position Summary
The role of the Infection Prevention Coordinator reports to the Vice President/ACNO. This position is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Infection Prevention and Control Department, including staff scheduling, compliance with regulatory requirements, and adherence to reporting standards. This position will collaborate with nursing and hospital leadership to develop infection prevention strategies.

Essential Position Responsibilities
Ensure adequate coverage during business hours through effective staff scheduling
Develop and communicate department strategies and performance expectations for infection prevention for immediate team and system staff
Ensure adherence to best practices through the review of resources from professional organizations and regulatory agencies
Lead and mentor department in high quality performance to support WRMCs Mission, Vision, and Values
Collaborate with leadership to create and implement quality and performance improvement initiatives
Partner directly with the CNO, ACNO, Director of Quality, and other key stakeholders on initiatives that promote patient safety and quality care
Maintain expert knowledge of IPC standards, reporting requirements, and impact to hospital reimbursement and publicly reported outcome data

Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program. MSN, preferred.
Licensure and Certifications: Arkansas RN license and BLS, required. CIC certification required within 2 years of date of hire.
Experience: Minimum 3 years experience in acute nursing care, required.

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