Quality Assurant/Infection Preventionist Nurse

Accura HealthCare of Stanton would like to welcome a Quality Assurance/Infection Preventionist Nurse to our team.

Why Accura HealthCare of Stanton? We are a five star 46 bed senior living community with exceptional retention. We offer stability and are an agency free building. Our strong leadership team is both effective and highly collaborative. We foster an environment that is conducive for both you and our residents to thrive. Our culture is one that places our residents and team members at the top of our organizational chart. Given we are a people first focused organization this ensures that you are kept top of mind when making decisions that impact our facility.

We welcome the opportunity to share more with you about what makes Accura HealthCare of Stanton an exceptional place to work. Accura HealthCare of Stanton, Partners in Care and Family for Life.

Job Summary: With oversight from the Director of Nursing (DON) the Quality Assurance (QA)/Infection Preventionist Nurse assists the day-to-day nursing activities and assumes the accountability for quality services and nursing care. Assists in maintaining a physical, social, and psychological environment which will be conducive to the best interest and welfare of the resident in conjunction with our core values.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Serves as an in-house expert regarding standards of practice, Federal and State regulations and laws, and professional code of ethics governing nursing services.
Assists with auditing and maintaining clinical policies and procedures as necessary to respond to changes in State and Federal regulations and/or to update on additional programs and initiatives (including but not limited to infection control, skin assessments, safety and resident rights.)
Maintains records of all residents with infections. Collects data and prepares monthly and quarterly reports.
Assists the DON with in-services to teach all employees information pertinent to infection control and other pertinent disciplines. Provides instruction to staff concerning quality of care and quality of life issues, and customer service and positive image.
Coordinates the facility quality assessment and assurance committee, including the areas of infection control, pharmacy, and utilization review. Periodically audits, reviews and provides input on policies and procedures in conjunction with committee members.
Conducts meaningful QA meetings. Reviews unresolved issues/concerns and any other areas that remain out of compliance from prior meetings to develop a timeframe for correction. Discusses and promulgates issues/ concerns within the facility and collaborates with other departments to maintain compliance.
Establishes and maintains tracking systems for data collection and recommendations related to quality assurance.
Perform duties of staff nurse whenever and wherever required including but not limited to completing health assessments, developing and evaluation of care plans, and reviewing, implementing and evaluating residents’ medication, treatment and other charting requirements.
Actively participates in QAPI (Quality Assurance Process Improvement) program, taking a proactive approach to quality care and services on a continuous basis with engagement of residents, family members and staff.
Has fun in creating a positive atmosphere for residents in conjunction with our core values.
Follows instructions and completes daily assignments as assigned and is proactive to change.
Possesses understanding and compassion for the elderly population.

Active nurse licensure (LPN or RN) within the state you are seeking employment.
Infection Preventionist certification is required. If not currently obtained, certification must be obtained within the first six months of employment.
1 year of practical nursing experience in a clinical setting or long term care facility (preferred).
Advanced preparation in geriatric care (preferred).
Possesses the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
Demonstrates leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise professional and non-professional personnel.

Accura HealthCare embraces a unique upside-down culture, putting residents and direct-care staff at the top level of the organization. Our Resource Center associates play a key role in supporting Accura’s purpose, “to care for others” and advancing the mission, “to be partners in care and family for life” and are expected to provide exceptional customer service by demonstrating and upholding our values of trust, integrity, accountability, commitment, and kindness through the development of strong relationships, servant leadership, and effective communication and follow-up.

Accura HealthCare, a leading post-acute healthcare provider based in Iowa, has communities in Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota and Nebraska, and growing.


Company Info

Company Name
Accura HealthCare of Stanton

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Contact Name
Gwen Larsen




Stanton, IA