Infection Control Nurse

Manchester, NH
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RN - Infection Control - Infection Preventionist Nurse

Hanover Hill welcomes RNs who love caring for the elderly.

We are seeking a motivated, qualified nurse with excellent leadership skills to direct the daily Infection control and prevention operations of the facility. 

  • Report all reportable diseases to the country and state health departments
  • Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies
  • Develop, maintain, periodically update infection control precautions/aseptic technique to correct problem areas. Interpret infection control policies and procedures as necessary
  • Maintain reference library of infection control material to assist facility in meeting day-to-day needs of isolated residents
  • Prepare monthly summaries of all resident/personnel infections, corrective action taken, and the results of the corrective action and submit copies to the Administrator and Director of Nursing Services
  • Make written and oral reports/recommendations to the Administrator, as necessary/required, concerning the infection control program of this facility
  • Assist all departments in evaluating and classifying routine and job-related functions to ensure that tasks involving exposure to blood/body fluids are properly identified
  • Make rounds to nursing units for case findings, review environmental sanitation procedures, and monitor infection control practices/procedures. Ensure that all personnel are implementing standard operating procedures for tasks involving isolation precautions/practices and exposure to blood/body fluids
  • Visit isolated residents as necessary to ensure established isolation precautions/aseptic technique are followed
  • Review and analyze infectious disease laboratory reports, provide DNS with reports of pertinent findings/recommendations. Consult with the Director of Nursing Services to develop care plan for assuring aseptic techniques are implemented
  • Maintain a written record of all residents and employees who have nosocomial infections and prepare summaries of special investigations on the occurrence of nosocomial and community acquired infections
  • Asses and/or evaluate new or improved resident care products or procedures.
  • Participate in surveys of possible carriers among residents and personnel and in tracing possible sources of infection within the facility
  • Assist in the development and implementation of a facility-wise TB management control program

Join our award-winning team!

Employment Type Full-time, salaried.
Work Hours M-F days, weekend on-call rotation with some weekends as needed.
Experience Requirements Minimum of three years clinical experience in hospital, nursing home, or other related health care facility. Minimum six months experience in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices.
Job Benefits Eligible for Health, Dental, Vision, Accident, Life Insurances, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Generous Earned Time package to full-time employees.


Nursing Degree from an accredited school of nursing. Current, unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Hampshire. Must possess or obtain within six months of hire, Infection Preventionist Certification to include specialized training in infection prevention and control. Working knowledge of epidemiology, microbiology, infectious diseases and aseptic technique including universal precautions.


Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, coordinate and direct the infection control program in accordance with current rules, regulations and guidelines that govern such requirements in the long-term care facility and in compliance with current CDC, OSHA, and local regulations concerning infection control or universal precautions.

Infection control - prevention nurse

If you want to be a part of a positively challenging environment, working with an award-winning team of motivated and valued individuals, submit your application today!


"To me, Hanover Hill is more than a company. It's a family that cares about you, supports you and help you achieve your full potential.."

- - Aileen Fabilla, Assistant Director or Nursing