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YesCare Corp Licensed Practice Nurse Infection Control - Increased Rates! in Baltimore, Maryland

Experience & Requirements

  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in Infection Control.

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in state of employment. Must receive a satisfactory background investigation report.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

YesCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.

Responsibilities

Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Licensed Practical Nurse - Infection Control with YesCare:

  • Maintain current knowledge of YesCare infection control and employee post exposure information developed by Corporate Committee.

  • On an annual basis do a risk assessment of facility (Population served, Main Diagnosis, High Risk Procedures, State Regulatory Requirements) to develop the surveillance program. Assess annually staff infection control needs to develop staff related infection control program. (Vaccinations, Exposures, Training, Regulatory)

  • Performs surveillance on inmates and staff on an ongoing basis and formulates rates, reports and trends data. Reports communicable diseases to health department as required by State law. Monitors staff compliance with established procedures as indicated by surveillance data. (e.g. Handwashing, IV care, Catheter care, Trach care, etc.)

  • Provide inmate education as needed regarding infectious diseases and provide pre and post HIV counseling to inmates and staff as indicated. Assist with product selection in relation to Infection Control issues.

  • Participate in staff, Safety and QI committee meetings per facility policy and provide reports as requested.

  • Serve as a member of the Regional Infection Control Committee.

  • Functions as a member of the nursing health care team and performs assigned clinical duties as directed and within licensure.

  • Provide staff training per Regulatory Guidelines and as needed or indicated by surveillance data. Participate in environmental rounds.

YesCare Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Generous PTO plan

  • 401k with matching funds

  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

About YesCare Health

Correctional healthcare is not just a job, it’s a calling!!!

As the correctional healthcare pioneer and leader for 40 years,YesCareprovides client partners with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will improve the health and safety of our patients, break the cycle of recidivism and better the communities where we live and work.

Benefits

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Generous PTO plan

  • 401k with matching funds

  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

  • Referral Bonuses – Refer a friend and get paid!

  • Advancement Opportunities

  • Competitive Wages

  • Performance Incentive

Our Vision

YesCareleads the industry by providing comprehensive healthcare and reentry services that improve the communities where we live and work.

Our Mission

YesCareembraces a recovery model of care. This means identifying and treating underlying conditions to support healthier and safer living while incarcerated and a better quality of life in our communities. In partnership with our clients, we deliver

solution-oriented care.

Our Values

  • Safety. We put safety first through preparation and prevention.

  • Motivation. We are driven by the desire to improve outcomes.

  • Accountability. We set high standards and hold our people to them.

  • Respect. We embrace our differences as we work toward common goals.

  • Teamwork. We achieve more together.

  • Evaluation. We use data to constantly monitor results.

  • Readjustment. We refine our practices to consistently achieve better outcomes.

Apply today at: Careers.yescarecorp.com

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ID 2021-11323

Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore

Category Nursing & Nursing Assistant

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Day

Location ID 91219