YesCare Corp Registered Nurse RN Infection Control in Las Cruces, New Mexico
Experience & Requirements
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
Current valid state license for Registered Nurse.
Possesses an active CPR certification.
Remains knowledgeable about specific state laws and regulations governing practice.
Satisfactory completion of initial and annual clinical competencies to demonstrate aptitude as assigned by role. 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.
Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Registered Nurse - Infection Control with YesCare :
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Maintain current knowledge of Corizon 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.
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.
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Life and Disability Insurance
Generous PTO plan
401k with matching funds
Employee Discount and Rewards Program
Continuing Education Reimbursement
Referral Bonuses – Refer a friend and get paid!
YesCareleads the industry by providing comprehensive healthcare and reentry services that improve the communities where we live and work.
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
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.
YesCareis 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.
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Job Locations US-NM-Las Cruces
Category Nursing & Nursing Assistant
Position Type Regular Full-time
Shift / Schedule Weekday Day
Location ID 90899