Infection Control / Quality Assistant

Position Purpose:

The Infection Control/Quality Assistant is responsible for assisting in the overall management of infection control within patient care services and ancillary services functions. He/She is responsible for assessing, implementing, and evaluating departmental functions to include staff education in infection control. The Infection Control/Quality Assistant is also responsible for assisting in the coordination of state surveys. He/She is responsible for ensuring that CMS guidelines are followed. He/She monitors Process Improvement, Risk Managment, Patient Safety, Complaints and performs Chart Audits.

Qualifications

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse, graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Most hold a current state license and must maintain license renewal in accordance with the State Board of Nursing.
  • NHSN Certified within 90 days of employment
  • Experience in a long term care setting

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