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IP/QA Nurse - LVN

Company: Eskaton Properties, Inc.
Location: Fair Oaks
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Description*** $1,500 Sign-On Bonus! Some restrictions apply ***
* Same-day pay option available *
Eskaton is a nonprofit senior services provider serving Northern California's older adults for over 50 years. With over 2,000 employees and 36+ properties in Northern California, Eskaton is a great company to join and build a solid career with.
Certified in 2022 as "A Great Place to Work," Eskaton genuinely cares about the financial security, health and well-being of their staff members. In addition to competitive pay and comprehensive benefits that include a company-funded retirement program, Eskaton employees appreciate knowing their work makes a real difference in the community and in the lives they touch.

Our Benefits include but are not limited to...

  • Wellness programs upon hire
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Plan, including dental and vision coverage
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid Time Off programs
  • Voluntary benefits & supplemental insurance available

    This position is eligible for Eskaton's health benefits package the first of the month following 60 days of employment and Paid Time Off benefits program after 90 days of employment.
    Position Summary:
    The Infection Preventionist/Quality Assurance (IP/QA) Nurse conducts activities and maintains all records related to infection surveillance in the community and provides topical and current in-service educational programs related to infection control/prevention and quality improvement. The IP/QA Nurse also demonstrates comprehensive physical assessment skills for initial and follow-up appraisal of resident status through the RAI process and analyzes quality measures with the goal of continuous performance improvement.
    The starting salary for this position is $40.00/hour.
    Position Responsibilities include:
    Infection Control
    * Acts as the Infection Preventionist responsible for coordinating the infection control program at the community which includes surveillance, monitoring and follow-up of resident infections and employee health.
    * Coordinates the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
    * Coordinates the Hepatitis B program.
    * Coordinates the Influenza Vaccination Program for residents and employees and assures the community is in compliance with the masking mandate as directed by the county public health department.
    Quality Assurance
    * Responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing the Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement Program (QAPI). Ensures that program goals and objectives meet the community's standards of excellence and are compliant with state and federal regulations.
    * Assists the MDS Coordinator as needed with RAI completion.
    * Tracks and analyzes Quality Measures and Return to Acute data to develop quarterly Performance Improvement Plans in collaboration with the Interdisciplinary Team.
    Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Current RN or LVN license with the California State Board of Nursing.
    Training and Experience:
    Two years of recent experience in a long term care facility in addition to recommended one year of experience working with the RAI process and tracking and analyzing quality measures.
    One year recent supervisory experience.
    Complete the AANAC/MDS certification within 1 year of hire.
    Complete the Board of Infection Control & Epidemiology certification exam within 2 years of hire.
    Job Knowledge:
    Possesses an in-depth knowledge of comprehensive nursing care and the basics of infection control/prevention and quality assurance/performance improvement.
    The final candidate must successfully pass Eskaton's post offer, pre-employment testing which includes a criminal background check, drug test, COVID test, TB screen test and health screen.
    Eskaton is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Eskaton Properties, Inc., Sacramento , IP/QA Nurse - LVN, Healthcare , Fair Oaks, California

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