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RN-Infection Prev/Educ Coord

RN-Infection Prev/Educ Coord

Requisition ID 
2018-764620
Category 
Nursing
Position Type 
Full Time
Shift(s) 
Days
Department 
Quality Assurance
Location 
US-MO-Aurora

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Overview

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We’re a Little Different

 

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

 

We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

 

At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

 

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Responsible for assisting the Manager-Quality in the oversight of the Infection Control program for Mercy Hospital Cassville and Mercy Hospital Aurora. Responsible for the performance of activities designed to detect, control and prevent infection in order to protect the health of patients, staff and visitors. This includes evaluating patient care activities and the performance of other departments and making recommendations concerning infection control and safety issues, researching and preparing educational materials and programs designed to identify potential infection/safety hazards and reduce potential of infection. Responsible for assisting the Administrator/Director-Nursing in the overisght and delivery of education needs/requirements to the facilities' co-workers. Responsible for coordinating American Heart Association renewal courses. Works collaboratively with leaders to provide orientation and ongoing education to co-workers. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our Mission, Values and Mercy Service Standards.

 

Qualifications:

Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

  • Education: Graduate of an approved school of Nursing. Bachelor's degree in nursing or related field of study preferred.
  • Licensure: Current RN licensure with Missouri Board of Nursing.
  • Experience: Minimum three years nursing experience. Prefer experience in related fields of infection prevention or education.
  • Certification/Registration: Must have current CPR. Must obtain ACLS and PALS within 6 months of hire. Instructor certification(s) as appropriate.
  • Other: Demonstrated skill in human relations and communication is required. Must have understanding of patient care process. Must have good organizational skills, time management, and be able to coordinate large projects. Ability to work with computer database systems.

 

 

We’ll Support You at Work and Home

 

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

 

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

 

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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