Job Description


Sioux Center, IA

Full Time

Work Hours: 80 hours per pay period (8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

11/16/2021

Summary:  The Long Term Care Infection Preventionist is responsible for the oversight of the infection prevention and control program (IPCP), which includes, at a minimum, the following elements: A system for preventing, identifying, reporting, investigating, and controlling infections and communicable diseases for all residents, staff, volunteers, visitors, and other individuals providing services under a contractual arrangement based upon the facility assessment and following accepted national standards; Written standards, policies, and procedures for the program; When and how isolation should be used for a resident; The circumstances under which the facility must prohibit employees with a communicable disease or infected skin lesions from direct contact with residents or their food, if direct contact will transmit the disease; and The hand hygiene procedures to be followed by staff involved in direct resident contact.

Education and/or Experience: RN or LPN degree required. Must have or be willing to complete within 3 months of hire, the specialized training in infection prevention and control as specified in F880 of Appendix PP in the CMS State Operations Manual. Must work at least part-time at the facility. Two or more years of experience in long term care and/or supervisor experience.  Has experience with Microsoft Office and basic PC experience.

  • Sioux Center Health has been awarded a Top Workplace honor by The Des Moines Register. There’s a reason we are a recognized healthcare leader.
  • Discover a Career of Faith and Healing: For over 60 years, Sioux Center Health has served patients with Jesus’ healing ministry. With eight locations located in Sioux Center, Iowa and surrounding communities, we take great pride in providing superior care in our state-of-the-art facilities.
  • A Career that You Will Love: There’s no other way to say it: You will love working here. Between our strong mission and our great people, we have nurtured a pretty exceptional culture at Sioux Center Health.
  • A Chance to Make a Difference: Working with us means making a real difference in the lives of our community members. Your talents and your passions are truly appreciated here. In addition to the service we provide, Sioux Center Health also supports our community with sponsored programs and events, and other volunteer work.

If this is your passion, you need to consider joining our team driven to provide quality care and services within a caring Christian culture.

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