Infection Preventionist in Edgehill - Stamford, CT at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 6/2/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Want to make your mark? At Benchmark, we impact lives through human connection. We are thought leaders creating quality experiences and inspiring personal growth for all who engage with us. We just happen to imagine, build and manage beautiful, private-pay communities geared toward older adults. Are you Called to Care about your work, other people and making a difference? Do you believe that people and teams are Better Together than going it alone? Are you always striving to Be the Benchmark by which all others are measured? Then our core values match. Connect with us –and to what truly matters!

Edgehill in Stamford, CT is seeking a Full Time Registered Nurse Infection Preventionist to join our nursing team! The successful candidate will be organized, have strong clinical skills, be able to multi-task, have excellent communication skills, and be able to handle a fast-paced environment.

Staff Development Functions:

Plans, controls, and executes the implementation of new hire orientation and ongoing training programs for employees to ensure maintenance and continuity of high standard of services are being maintained throughout our community.

Infection Prevention Functions:

Plans, develops, organizes, implements and evaluates the infection control program. Researches current literature and technical reports to ensure that the facility's infection control processes and procedures are maintained to appropriate standards. Communicates compliance related issues to appropriate parties. Monitors, though surveillance and inspection, as appropriate to ensure that proper infection prevention procedures are being followed consistently and within quality standards.

Collaborates with and assists supervisors and professionals in training and educating all employees as to the importance of required infection prevention procedures.

Flexible work schedule and on call responsibilities.


Job Requirements


Must hold a CT RN license

Preferred applicants will have a detailed knowledge of current CMS Infection Control regulations and be certified.

Ability to supervise and instruct others

Attention to detail, good follow through skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

Previous experience in a long term care facility.

Must be knowledgeable to general, rehabilitative and infection control requirements.