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Saint Theresa of New Hope Infection Preventionist (LPN/RN) **Sign on Bonus** in Woodbury, Minnesota

Description $5,000 Sign on Bonus Be part of the Saint Therese difference! We are seeking a part-time Infection Preventionist (LPN/RN) to serve seniors with compassionate, supportive care at one of Minnesota's leading nonprofit senior housing and service providers. This position will be scheduled to work 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. for a total of 40 hours per pay period Monday through Friday, weekends as needed. The Saint Therese Difference For over 50 years, the Saint Therese philosophy of care has been guided by the spirit of hospitality and our commitment to deliver the very best in person-centered care. This philosophy extends to our employees, our most important asset. With excellent benefits, ongoing education and career opportunities, Saint Therese is an exceptional place to work and grow. Location Information Saint Therese offers a continuum of care and services available in a person's own home or in one of our four Twin Cities communities: New Hope, Brooklyn Park, Shoreview, and Woodbury. Since 2016, Saint Therese of Woodbury is our youngest community. Social vibrancy, distinctive living spaces and a continuum of care blend to create a unique senior living experience. We offer 216 independent, assisted living and memory care apartments; 56 skilled and transitional care suites. The Redwoods Senior Apartments joined the campus in late 2017. Responsibilities Responsible for evaluating the quality of resident care and resident outcome as they relate to healthcare associated infections; collects prepares and analyzes HAI infection and surveillance data; presents infection data and makes recommendations for actions. The Infection Preventionist also monitor employee compliance in use of PPE and use of transmission precautions barriers and infection prevention measures; prepare and presents educational offerings for the staff and services as recourse to all departments and personnel. Qualifications Education: A degree in nursing is required. Specialized training in Infection Control (i.e.: CIC preferred) or training obtained attainment within 1 month after employment. Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of long-term care experience preferred. Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Infection Control Management Risk Management Analytical Problem solving Collaboration Strong oral and written communication skills Ability to implement evidence-based guidelines Conflict resolution Program and project management Expertise in data collection and analysis, report writing, and data presentation Familiar with Point Click Care Leadership and communication skills Maintain documentation of training offered and regulatory records/CEU's/Clock hours Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, Disabled. IND123 Qualifications Licenses & Certifications Licensed Practical Nurse (required) Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans