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Corizon Health Licensed Practical Nurse - Infection Control in Westover, Maryland

About Corizon Health

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with Corizon Health, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a Corizon Health professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, monitor and evaluate the Infection Control Program for the site.

  • Collaborate with department managers and resource personnel using indicators such as new policy development, new technology, patient case study, and quality assurance monitors, to prioritize staff development needs.

  • Performs delegated tasks, activities and functions that are consistent with prior educational preparation and within scope of practice.

  • Prepares, presents, and coordinates clinical and non-clinical trainings to ensure staff competency upon hire and throughout their employment.

  • Implements patient education based on established teaching plans.

  • Utilizes a problem-solving approach as the basis for their decision making.

  • Provide surveillance to identify, investigate, and record date concerning infections and initiate appropriate infection control measures.

  • Maintains records and generates statistical reports relating to Quality Improvement activities, and sentinel event reporting

  • Reports to onsite Health Services Administrator, Director of Nursing and Regional Infection Control RN.

  • Performs other nursing duties as assigned.

Corizon Benefits

Corizon Health offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, a generous PTO plan, 401k with matching funds, tuition assistance, continuing education reimbursement, and more!

Experience & Requirements

  • Graduate from a Licensed Practical Nursing program.

  • Currently licensed as a Practical Nurse in the state of employment.

  • Possesses an active CPR certification.

  • Remains knowledgeable about specific state laws and regulations governing practice.

  • At least 2 years of experience in healthcare, preferably in corrections environment or with infection control.

  • 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.

Corizon Health 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

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ID 2020-7202

Job Locations US-MD-Westover

Category Nursing & Nursing Assistant

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 91209