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Infection Preventionist

Sequoias Portola Valley
Published
July 27, 2020
Location
Portola Valley, United States of America
Category
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Description

DO YOU HAVE A PASSION FOR WORKING WITH SENIORS? DO YOU LOVE HEARING THEIR STORIES AND LEARNING FROM THEIR EXPERIENCES?  IF SO, COME WORK WHERE YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS MATTER.

Who we are:

The Sequoias Portola Valley is an award-winning life care community tucked on the edge of California’s Coastal Range. It is nestled on 42 landscaped acres mimicking the beauty of a Japanese Garden. The vibrancy of the landscape is only second to the vibrancy of those who call The Sequoias home. The community is filled with bright, active, and involved residents.

Sequoia Living Portola Valley employees are characterized by an attitude of service with respect and dignity, excellent communication, and a willingness to step in to help other teammates.

What’s in it for you:

In addition to a beautiful work environment and friendly, engaging staff and residents, you get to bring your creativity and energy to work every day! Sequoia Living Portola Valley has competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package that includes both a defined benefit retirement plan and a 403b with employer contribution REGARDLESS of employee contribution rates.  Additional benefits include a choice of robust Medical/Dental/Vision plans, some with no premium cost to the employee, 18 days of PTO the first year (time off may differ for our represented employees), and tuition reimbursement plans.

Position Summary:

The Infection Preventionist is responsible for coordinating the implementation of our established infection prevention and control policies and practices.  The Infection Preventionist will collect, analyze and provide infection data and trends to nursing staff and health care practitioners; consult on infection risk assessment and prevention control strategies; provide education and training; and implement evidenced-based infection prevention and control practices.

Qualifications:

Current California nursing license, Basic Life Support certification and qualified to practice in the state of California as a RN and provide required medication training. Infection Preventionist Training Certificate preferred.  Minimum of two (2) years consecutive experience in field of nursing immediately prior to application and minimum of one (1) year of experience as a licensed nurse in providing direct nursing care to aged persons, preferably in an acute or long-term care settings.

Sequoia Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Sequoia Living will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Come join our team and be part of a vibrant community of dedicated professionals offering excellent service to our residents.

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