Infection Preventionist Resume Samples

An Infection Preventionist is accountable for surveillance and reporting of nosocomial infections, and investigation of infections as warranted, microbiological monitoring of the healthcare environment, and remediation. Some of the core duties associated with the role are listed on the Infection Preventionist Resume as – providing services at various health locations, making recommendations regarding the prevention and control of infection, providing advice for all staff members, coordinating the annual infection control risk assessment, developing and implementing the annual infection prevention plan, evaluating the annual plans for goal achievement, and ensuring timely completion of audits; and liaising with the employee health nurse regarding relevant staff members health issues.

Those seeking to work at this capacity should be able to concentrate on the following skills – highly energetic and a desire to implement the infection prevention and control programs, working knowledge of nursing practice and theory, excellent written and oral communication skills, and extensive presentation experience, and prior experience in teaching, curriculum development, and instructions. A bachelor’s degree in applied clinical science is preferred.

 

Infection Preventionist Resume example

Infection Preventionist Resume

Objective : Infection Preventionist with a well-rounded knowledge of infection control techniques and standard medical procedures. Adept at evaluating patient conditions and identifying signs of infection. Specializing in implementing effective infection control procedures and providing staff training in such procedures.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Research, Paragon, McKesson System, IMed System. Team Player, Good Communication, Education .

Description :

    1. Managed Infection Prevention and Control activities.
    2. Enforced the Infection Prevention and Control program policies.
    3. Revised and developed Infection Control policies and procedures.
    4. Reported Hospital surveillance data to NHSN.
    5. Conducted hospital surveillance.
    6. Helped Develop education materials for hospital staff and medical staff.
    7. Conducted new hires and nursing orientation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Infection Preventionist Resume

Objective : Working as an Infection Preventionist at the University of New Mexico Hospitals and have a real passion and love for all aspects of data input, organization, analysis, and presentation of data to motivate and implement change to improve healthcare systems and processes. I thrive when working alone or collaborating within groups to produce reports, data visualizations, and educational tools that are tailored to the intended audience to improve healthcare processes and prevent healthcare-associated infections.

Skills : MS Office, Training Skills, Creative Skills.

Description :

    1. Created IC evaluations for each unit to measure current practice against the standards, providing examples & outcomes -Developed an Infection Control Construction check list -Developed Annual Infection Prevention and Control Risk Prioritization to address effectiveness of the IC Plan changes reported to patient safety committee for all JCAHO standards.
    2. Developed & presented CEU program for staff on Clostridium Difficile.
    3. Created an effective MRSA Surveillance Programs.
    4. Created templates for medical records to meet Joint Commission IC needs documenting IC internal & external transferring standards.-Initiated environmental standards for identifying & documenting cleanliness based upon objective national standards.
    5. Fulfilledstandardized infection control committee minutes for reporting & follow-up compliance -Updated & revised the IC Manual -Created Pet Safety brochures addressing pets within the hospital.
    6. Created IP Annual Strategic Planning & assessments -Completed Non-VA Care (under 38 U.S.C. 1703) Education & Training programs -Completed 30 hours of Construction Hazards Training by Office of Construction & Facilities Mg.
    7. Conducted in-services and education to hospital medical staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS


Infection Preventionist Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Infection Preventionist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Preventionist, MS office.

Description :

    1. Applied epidemiologic principles and statistical methods, including risk stratification, to identify the target population, analyze trends and risk factors, and design and evaluate prevention and control strategies.
    2. Conducted on-going surveillance using Center of Disease Control (CDC) infection criteria, documentation, and investigation of nosocomial infections through review of admission diagnoses, microbiology culture results, isolation orders, patient records, consultation requests, post-discharge surveillance, and autopsy findings.
    3. Implemented strategies and interventions to reduce ICU CLABSI events to zero for 6 consecutive months.
    4. Assessed environmental control through surveillance of water supply systems as needed, air pressure relationships for high-risk environmental monitoring.
    5. Conducted environmental rounds in all inpatient and outpatient care areas.
    6. Collected data on the incidence of selected device use in identified intensive care units.
    7. Delegated expert oversight in developing process improvement projects.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Junior
                Education
                Education
                MS

                Infection Preventionist Resume

                Headline : Seasoned Infection Preventionist professional with proven leadership capabilities offering more than 8 years of experience providing oversight, planning, and direction to multifaceted departments. Business philosophy which embodies company's core values and mission. Drive continuous improvement through research, data analysis, customer and employee engagement, training, and feedback.

                Skills : Ostomy Care Nurse, IV Therapy, Phlebotomy.

                Description :

                  1. Monitored the Infection Control plan for an 81-bed Rehab and LTC facility.
                  2. Presented monthly data to the Infection Control Committee with recommendations for employee and resident health issues.
                  3. Worked with the company and local hospital pharmacy on antibiotic stewardship program.
                  4. Obtained SAMS authorization to begin data collection on c.diff for MPQH/NHSN project.
                  5. Assisted with all hiring of nursing personnel in addition to developing and implementing the orientation program for all employees.
                  6. Provided and /or arrange for staff education to coincide with the QA Program of the facility.
                  7. Responsible for receiving, collecting, and completing of all laboratory testing in the facility.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                5-7 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                Associates In Nursing

                Infection Preventionist Resume

                Headline : Recent RN Graduate looking to start with a reliable employer. Current Licensed practical nurse with specific experience in delivering compassionate and quality health care to patients in many areas such as oncology, medical-surgical, geriatrics, seeking to join an accomplished health care facility, medical center or corporate position.

                Skills : Microsoft Excel, Statistical Analysis.

                Description :

                  1. Recognized for my work ethic and team spirit, was promoted from QI to IP after three months of hire.
                  2. Created Excel spreadsheets that monitored daily isolation list that tracks accuracy and eliminate error.
                  3. Monitored environmental regulations to ensure the safety of patients, visitors, and employees.
                  4. Created educational guides for clinicians that focus on the use of PPE and hand hygiene standards to ensure the safety of patients, visitors, and employees.
                  5. Addressed insurance claims denials by communicating effectively with insurance carriers and other supporting staff to implement a system to minimize denials.
                  6. Corresponded with medical personnel, provider relations specialists, credentialing employees, and others to coalesce the transition from facility-based medical care to home-bound transitional care.
                  7. Reserved and supplied materials for executive meetings and taking minutes.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                5-7 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                Certification In Risk Management

                Infection Preventionist Resume

                Summary : Over 20 + years of successful experience in the management of cooperate academic programs and educational settings with recognized strengths in the monitoring of operations, conducting research and analysis, implementing organizational change, engaging process improvement, facilitating relationships with administrators and various family infrastructures, monitoring and ensuring compliance and strategic planning.

                Skills : Charge Nurse Role, Transport Nurse Role, Intra-Aortic.

                Description :

                  1. Monitored and analyzed patient medical history post-op Collected data and reported organizational performance, management responses, documented processes, and unresolved findings.
                  2. Administered departmental goals, objectives, policies, and procedures.
                  3. Conducted ongoing review of hospital policies, procedures, and guidelines to identify infection control discrepancies and implements revisions as necessary.
                  4. Provided information to hospital committees and department managers to formulate changes in the policies, procedures, and/or processes that could reduce the spread of infection.
                  5. Interacted with physicians, nurses, department managers, supervisors, and occupational health, and other professional/non-professional staff members to provide resource information, resolve infection control problems, and identify new opportunities to improve service and reduce costs.
                  6. Enforced effectual policies and procedures for the department and hospital that ensures compliance with JC, OSHA, CDC, CMS, and another county, state, and federal regulatory agencies.
                  7. Assisted in preparing reports and statistical data for the infection control committee, medical staff committees, medical executive committee, and the facility's administration and other committees as needed.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                10+ Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Senior
                Education
                Education
                Bachelor Of Science

                Infection Preventionist Resume

                Headline : To obtain an Infection Preventionist position that allows me opportunities to utilize my professional, leadership, and organizational skills to enhance the company's environment and outcomes. I look forward to participating in a team environment that allows collaboration to reach the company's objectives.

                Skills : Outbreak Investigation, Policy Development/Implementation, Surveillance, and Epidemiologic investigation, Process Improvement Planning, Identification of infectious disease processes, Knowledge of infection prevention, OSHA, CDC, JC guidance.

                Description :

                  1. Oversaw the investigation, tracking, and reporting of hospital-acquired infections within the hospital and the reporting of infections to the appropriate federal and state agencies following the National Healthcare Safety Network guidelines.
                  2. Collaborated with all departments, infection control physicians, and infection control committees to identify risk factors and reduce the number of hospital-acquired infections.
                  3. Provided new hire orientation and clinical orientation for all incoming staff members.
                  4. Coordinated the annual employee flu vaccination program.
                  5. Provided the information and services for annual staff in-service.
                  6. Attended local and national professional development meetings and seminars through the local and national chapters of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).
                  7. Coordinated the infection prevention and control program throughout the facility.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                5-7 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                MS

                Infection Preventionist Resume

                Summary : Maintaining current knowledge of job-related research findings and initiates or modifies policy, procedure, and practice in accordance with these, and also monitoring all publically reported and corporate defined and reported infection prevention data.

                Skills : Infection Prevention And Control, Employee Occupational Health.

                Description :

                  1. Supported a culture of continuous performance improvement and participation in the implementation of evidence-based practices designed to ensure safety, prevent infections and support the attainment of clinical outcomes.
                  2. Participated in the development and execution of quality initiatives related to infection prevention and control, outbreaks for patients and staff, and ongoing internal and external reporting.
                  3. Supported medical staff, hospital administration, departments, and committees in executing and creating plans, work instructions, audits, and policies for improvement.
                  4. Disseminated morbidity and mortality rates and trends, determine risk factors, suggest interventions, and monitor the effects of the interventions.
                  5. Monitored, collected, extracted, analyzed, measured, and interpreted data to prescribe solutions and correct problems.
                  6. Investigated infectious, environmental, and occupational health hazards and provide guidance on occupational health concerns.
                  7. Conducted NHSN event reporting of communicable diseases and public health reporting of infections as required by state law and regulatory guidelines.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                10+ Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Senior
                Education
                Education
                MS

                Infection Preventionist Resume

                Headline : Accomplished registered nurse seeking to leverage extensive background in clinical nursing, epidemiology, and leadership. Extremely motivated for a career change to maximize my leadership skills and clinical experience, while re-engaging in the patient-centered experience.

                Skills : Attention To Detail, Attention To Detail, Flexible, Adaptable, Outstanding Attendance.

                Description :

                  1. Collected data in support of the surveillance, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of hospital-acquired infections.
                  2. Participated in quality/performance improvement activities by assessing, monitoring, and measuring hospital-acquired infections and evaluating outcomes on a continuous basis.
                  3. Applied epidemiologic principles and statistical methods, including risk stratification, to identify the target population, analyze trends and risk factors, and design and evaluate prevention and control strategies.
                  4. Participated in investigations of outbreaks utilizing the microbiology laboratory, consultation with Infectious Disease Division, and county/state public health departments.
                  5. Performed daily surveillance of infectious states to determine proper reporting, isolation, and associated follow through of potential device or surgery-related events, applying NHSN criteria to determine community or healthcare-acquired.
                  6. Actively participated in emergency management, quality, facilities planning, construction, emerging disease planning, outbreak investigations, the environment of care, and policy guidance.
                  7. Educated staff on matters of infection prevention, safety, expected workflow, and process improvements.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                5-7 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                Bachelor Of Science

                Infection Preventionist Resume

                Headline : As an Infection Preventionist, responsible for Reviewing and assuring compliance with all applicable regulatory, certification, and accreditation standards in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards.

                Skills : Telephone Triage, Written Communication, Oral Communication, Computer Skill, Assessment, Analytical.

                Description :

                  1. Provided education to new employees during new hire orientation.
                  2. Provided education to nursing and other ancillary departments concerning infection prevention policies and procedures.
                  3. Acted as liaison to nursing councils to promote and provide support for infection prevention activities such as hand hygiene and contact precaution monitoring, MRSA ICU screening, bloodborne pathogen and central line monitoring, and infection prevention patient education.
                  4. Conducted surveillance for health care-acquired infections.
                  5. Analyzed and reported infection data and rates to CAMC stakeholders and to NHSN as required.
                  6. Conducted rounds at all divisions of CAMC to promote infection prevention awareness.
                  7. Handled the overall implementation of infection prevention programs covering the eight-campus hospital system.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                5-7 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                MS