Consistently named to the prestigious "America's Best Hospitals" list by U.S. News & World Report, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has set the gold standard in rehabilitation and is ranked as one of the leading rehabilitation hospitals in the country and the top rehabilitation hospital in the East.
Infection Prevention Coordinator
Develops and implements programs to promote prevention and control of infections. reviews policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all regulatory and accrediting standards. Reviews clinical practice and works with staff to find the best strategies or solutions as needed. Collects data to monitor compliance and or trends.
Conduct on-going surveillance
Collect and interpret data to determine specific problem areas
Conduct analysis of data to include risk assessment, prevention and control strategies
Compile and interpret surveillance reports to the Infection Control Committee and hospital staff
Direct investigations of clusters/outbreaks of hospital
Maintain timely and proper documentation
Serve as a resource to all hospital staff on all issues related to infection control and employee health.
Bachelor's degree in a related field required
CIC Certification preferred
Previous experience in hospital Infection Control/Prevention required, including previous experience with DHSS and Joint Commission
Positive, caring and customer-service oriented attitude
Internal Number: 1234
For more than six decades, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has pioneered the course of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Kessler has consistently been named to the prestigious “America’s Best Hospitals” list by U.S. News and World Report and is ranked as one of the top two rehabilitation hospitals in the country and the top rehabilitation hospital in the East. Kessler’s interdisciplinary team of rehabilitation specialists provides an unparalleled continuum of inpatient through outpatient care to meet the complex needs of individuals with stroke, brain and spinal cord injuries, amputation, neuromuscular, orthopedic, cardiac and musculoskeletal conditions. Kessler continues to lead this field by providing the specialized care, innovative treatment and service excellence that defines medical rehabilitation.