Overland Park Regional - Overland Park, KS

Manager, Infection prevention Rn

Job Summary

Manager, Infection Prevention RN

We are looking for a certified Infection Control candidate to fill the role of Infection Control RN and Employee Health Manager at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. You will report to the VP of Quality and will oversee the infection control plan at this 343 bed hospital, which has an average daily census of 250. 

You will need to have a Bachelor’s degree or an Associates degree in Nursing, where you will then enroll in a BS program within 6 months of hire. You will need 5 years of Infection Prevention experience, 2 years of Employee Health experience, and 2 years of managerial experience. An RN license is required unless you have your MPH or likewise certifications.

About Overland Park Regional

Overland Park Regional Medical Center is part of the HCA Midwest Health Network and has a world-class medical staff with more than 600 physicians and over 2,000 dedicated, outstanding nurses. The hospital offers acute and outpatient medical care services and features four medical office buildings, two pharmacies and the offices of more than 100 physicians. Their services include Emergency Services, a Regional Trauma Center, an Accredited Chest Pain Center, The Women’s Center with Level IIIB NICU, the Human Motion Institute, advanced diagnostic imaging, a Diabetes Center and many other specialty care services.

About the town

Overland Park, KS

A+

Public Schools

A-

Housing

A+

Good for Familes

A

Jobs

B

Cost of Living

A-

Outdoor Activities

C+

Crime & Safety

A-

Nightlife

A-

Diversity

B

Weather

A

Health & Fitness

B+

Commute

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Scores

Overland Park Regional

MeasureThe Hospital’s ScoreWorst Performing HospitalAvg. Performing HospitalBest Performing HospitalData SourceTime Period Covered
Dangerous object left in patient’s body What’s This?0.0000.3590.020.000CMS07/01/2017 – 06/30/2019
Air or gas bubble in the blood What’s This?0.0000.036.00040.000CMS07/01/2017 – 06/30/2019
Patient falls and injuries What’s This?0.1681.7780.420.000CMS07/01/2017 – 06/30/2019
Infection in the blood What’s This?0.3913.4200.810.0002021 Leapfrog Hospital Survey04/01/2019 – 12/31/2019 and 07/01/2020 – 9/30/2020
Infection in the urinary tract What’s This?0.2332.6440.750.0002021 Leapfrog Hospital Survey04/01/2019 – 12/31/2019 and 07/01/2020 – 9/30/2020
Surgical site infection after colon surgery What’s This?0.4652.8870.800.0002021 Leapfrog Hospital Survey04/01/2019 – 12/31/2019 and 07/01/2020 – 9/30/2020
MRSA Infection What’s This?0.2143.0550.840.0002021 Leapfrog Hospital Survey04/01/2019 – 12/31/2019 and 07/01/2020 – 9/30/2020
C. diff. Infection What’s This?0.3051.9490.540.0002021 Leapfrog Hospital Survey04/01/2019 – 12/31/2019 and 07/01/2020 – 9/30/2020
Death from treatable serious complications What’s This?149.15206.08159.6795.65CMS07/01/2018 – 12/31/2019
Harmful Events What’s This?0.823.351.000.60CMS07/01/2018 – 12/31/2019
      Dangerous bed sores What’s This? *0.188.800.580.04CMS07/01/2018 – 12/31/2019
      Collapsed lung What’s This? *0.230.480.230.12CMS07/01/2018 – 12/31/2019
      Falls causing broken hips What’s This? *0.090.160.090.07CMS07/01/2018 – 12/31/2019
      Blood Leakage What’s This? *2.525.582.541.26CMS07/01/2018 – 12/31/2019
      Kidney injury after surgery What’s This? *1.573.451.420.58CMS07/01/2018 – 12/31/2019
      Serious breathing problem What’s This? *4.7917.095.181.66CMS07/01/2018 – 12/31/2019
      Dangerous blood clot What’s This? *3.518.413.611.65CMS07/01/2018 – 12/31/2019
      Sepsis infection after surgery What’s This? *3.929.734.962.31CMS07/01/2018 – 12/31/2019
      Surgical wound splits open What’s This? *0.841.540.860.57CMS07/01/2018 – 12/31/2019
      Accidental cuts and tears What’s This? *1.013.971.210.37CMS07/01/2018 – 12/31/2019
* This measure is a part of the Harmful Events Composite and is not used for scoring.

Process measures include the management structures and procedures a hospital has in place to protect patients from errors, accidents, and injuries.

MeasureThe Hospital’s ScoreWorst Performing HospitalAvg. Performing HospitalBest Performing HospitalData SourceTime Period Covered
Doctors order medications through a computer What’s This?100585.771002021 Leapfrog Hospital Survey2021
Safe medication administration What’s This?100583.251002021 Leapfrog Hospital Survey2021
Specially trained doctors care for ICU patients What’s This?100562.821002021 Leapfrog Hospital Survey2021
Effective leadership to prevent errors What’s This?120.0046.15116.85120.002021 Leapfrog Hospital Survey2021
Staff work together to prevent errors What’s This?120.000.00116.49120.002021 Leapfrog Hospital Survey2021
Enough qualified nurses What’s This?100.0017.6598.16100.002021 Leapfrog Hospital Survey2021
Handwashing What’s This?Not Available1574.361002021 Leapfrog Hospital Survey2021
Communication with nurses What’s This?927391.1098CMS01/01/2019 – 12/31/2019
Communication with doctors What’s This?918091.0098CMS01/01/2019 – 12/31/2019
Responsiveness of hospital staff What’s This?856084.3894CMS01/01/2019 – 12/31/2019
Communication about medicines What’s This?805377.6692CMS01/01/2019 – 12/31/2019
Communication about discharge What’s This?866786.5196CMS01/01/2019 – 12/31/2019

Hospital Leadership

MEET THE staff

Teresa Wiseman, RN, MHA, CPHQ, CPPS

VP of Quality

Luann Growe

Manager of Infection Control & Prevention

Official job description

Manager, INfection Prevention RN -
Overland Park Regional

Responsibilities:

· Reports to the Vice President of Quality.
· Develops and implements all aspects of the infection control plan for Overland Park Regional Medical Center campuses using CDC, TJC & OSHA guidelines
· Supports directors and managers in complying with regulatory and accrediting standards related to infection control practices
· Provides resources and evaluation in achieving infection control goals
· Leads teams in epidemiological studies, failure mode and effect analysis, and performance improvement projects related to infection control.
· Supports proper management of infectious organisms and surveillance systems
· Supervises infection control and employee health nurses
· Develops and implements all aspects of the employee health/worker’s compensation program in collaboration with Human Resources
· Supervises the tracking of employee illnesses and exposures
· Works with the employee health nurse to coordinate the light duty program.

Qualifications:
· Bachelor’s Degree Required. If the absence of a BS, an Associates in Nursing is required as well as the enrollment in a BS program with 6 months of start date.
· Currently licensed as a registered professional nurse in the state(s) of practice and/or has an active compact license, in accordance with law and regulation
· Certification in Infection Control required
· Thorough knowledge of CDC, TJC & OSHA guidelines required. Knowledge of data collection, trending, analysis, and presentation; knowledge of infection control methodology and epidemiology.
· Five years of Infection control experience and two years of employee health experience needed.
· Two years of management or supervisory experience

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Most frequent questions and answers

Yes. All of our open positions come with some sort of relocation allowance to help with the expenses of relocating. 

Yes. We will prep you for every interview you take. We know what our clients are looking for, so we will let you know what to expect and what experiences and accomplishments you should be sure to communicate to them in an interview.

Yes. If you connect us with another Infection Prevention professional that is interested in this position, and ultimately gets hired – we will send you a $500 referral bonus. 

Of course. We work to get you the highest possibly financial package – and communicate our progress throughout the process. We are financially incentivized to get you the most lucrative offer possible. 

Absolutely. We will review your resume before we submit it to the client to make sure it communicates everything it needs to.

First, everything we offer to our candidates is completely FREE. 

We operate as advisors and consultants for your Infection Prevention career. We’ve recruited in this industry for a long time and understand the profession as well as anyone.

If you decide you’d like us to represent you and apply for a position, the first thing our team will do is examine your resumé closely. We will fix up your resumé to ensure it communicates exactly what our client is looking for – demonstrating not only what you’ve been responsible for in previous Infection Prevention positions, but also how effective you’ve been in those roles. 

We have direct access to the hiring managers in the positions we search on which allows us to present your resumé directly to them, knowing exactly what they want to see in a candidate. We will keep you in the loop when this happens and what their initial feedback is. No more waiting in the dark hoping to hear back from HR.

Because of our relationships with the hiring manager, we have the ability to make a case for them to speak with you. It also allows us to get quick, honest feedback following each interview you have. And we will provide that feedback to you, good or bad.

In addition to preparing your resumé and presenting directly to the hiring manager, we also will prep you for each and every interview. Again, we know what our clients are looking for, so we will let you know what to expect and what experiences and accomplishments you should be sure to communicate to them in an interview.

In terms of the interview process, we’ll work with you and the client to get those scheduled during a time that makes sense for you.

Perhaps the most beneficial piece of being represented by Clutch Recruitment is that we’ll negotiate an offer for you – securing the highest possible offer the client can make. Don’t worry about your salary demands rubbing your future employer the wrong way;  we do all of that for you, ensuring a completely fair offer, without the awkwardness that potentially comes with it. We are financially incentivized to get you the highest possible offer, and we will ensure that happens.

Once you accept an offer, our work doesn’t stop. We’ll be there to talk you through your resignation and prepare you for how to handle a counter offer, along with all other complications that may arise. 

We have a large in house sourcing team that collects information from various databases online including LinkedIn, certification boards, and professional associations. 

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