infection control nurse resume example with 8+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Dedicated and well-qualified LPN offering proven skills in patient care, medication administration and treatment implementation. Detail-oriented, responsive and proficient in routine care and emergency response. Offering 39 year record in field and looking for challenging position.

Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Proficient in updating charts, monitoring medications and working with multidisciplinary teams to optimize patient care. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities. Hardworking, organized and reliable. Meets tight deadlines every time. Looking to add value to any organization in need of great collaboration, interpersonal, and multitasking abilities.

  • IV drug therapy management
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Diabetes management
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Intake and discharge
  • Time management
  • Organizational skills
  • Planning
  • Organization
  • Decision-making
  • Conflict resolution
  • Active listening
  • Multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • Recruiting and hiring
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Records maintenance
  • Patient relations
  • Patient safety
  • Health information systems
  • Schedule management
  • Staff supervision
  • Personnel management
  • Patient record auditing
  • Care plan management
  • Duty delegation
  • Clinical Instruction
  • Performance management
  • Patient assessments
  • Patient care management
  • Staff training
Education and Training
Graff Vo-Tech Springfield, Expected in 03/1982 : LPN - GPA :
Republic High School Republic, MO Expected in 05/1980 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Infection Preventionist certification
  • Train the trainer (certified to train for CMA)
Mhm Services, Inc. - Infection Control Nurse
Zephyrhills, FL, 02/2021 - Current
  • Consulted with local and state health departments to report infectious cases.
  • Implemented CDC and OSHA driven infection prevention and control policies.
  • Recognized areas for improved performance to protect employees, patients and visitors from infectious and communicable conditions.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary teams to control specific disease entities and support quality initiatives.
  • Participated in continuing education opportunities.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Maintained infection control logs, charting process, and improve patient outcomes through leadership.
  • Provided training and supervision to staff in.
  • Cared for patients recovering from Covid and provided personalized daily assistance.
Absolut Care - Nursing Floor Supervisor
Orchard Park, NY, 02/2021 - Current
  • Completed daily rounds of nursing department to verify nursing service personnel performance alignment acceptable nursing standards.
  • Provided patients with direct nursing care during periods of department short-staffing.
  • Answered questions and addressed concerns from employees promptly through email, phone and in person.
  • Called upon staff members to discuss patient care and treatment.
  • Oversaw nursing care with strong commitment to offering patients optimal treatments, resources and quality care.
  • Enforced disease prevention protocols among staff members, patients and visitors.
  • Recruited, interviewed, hired and coached employees and promoted high level of care quality to patients.
  • Oversaw patient immunizations against communicative diseases.
State Of Indiana - Assistant Director of Nursing
Clarksville, IN, 09/2018 - 03/2021
  • Assessed competency of clinical staff to promote quality, continuity and safety.
  • Administered executive supervision, exercising independent judgment to select proper course of action in policies and procedures.
  • Implemented changes needed to correct deficiencies found during government inspections.
  • Reviewed incident reports daily for accuracy and proper notification to family, physicians and other agencies as required by regulations.
  • Coordinated medical and health services in compliance with government regulations and policies set by board of trustees.
  • Reviewed daily documentation of nurses notes, POC, MARs/TARs for any discrepancies.
  • Audits weekly and monthly as per company policy.
  • Track and report Antibiotic Stewardship.
  • Communicated with patients with compassion while keeping medical information private.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary staff to improve overall patient care and response times.
  • Created and maintained facility documents and records, maintaining accuracy while managing sensitive data.
  • Led and motivated nursing staff through supervision, training and coaching on duties and daily operational activities.
  • Resolved conflicts promptly among physicians, nurses and other healthcare employees to keep workflows on task.
  • Managed operations in accordance with budget requirements.
  • Facilitated peer-to-peer conflict resolution.
  • Initiated training and education programs for supporting healthcare staff.
  • Participated in meetings with department heads to discuss census information, admissions and discharges for residents.
  • Reviewed and assessed staff processes, reducing hazards posed for residents and staff while promoting regulatory compliance.
  • Solicited medical history information from patients to provide best and most effective medical advice.
  • Coordinated delivery of exceptional patient care by evaluating workflows and facilitating positive changes.
  • Ordered all supplies needed for pharmacy and kept tabs on inventory levels.
  • Optimized case and clinical management and recommended plans to improve safety and health programs.
  • Oversaw clinic administration, including financial management, recruitment and human resources.
  • Developed policies to align procedures with nursing home strategic initiatives and complied with statutory, regulatory, state and federal guidelines.
Brookhaven Nursing & Rehab - Charge Nurse
City, STATE, 03/2013 - 09/2018
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes, and sepsis.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Oversaw medication administration, monitored distribution and documented responses.
  • Educated patients, caregivers, and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Supported physicians and consultants with tests and procedures.
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
  • Performed IV infusions, intramuscular injections, peritoneal dialysis, IV pushes and oral subcutaneous.
  • Directed unit staff and promoted quality care for diverse patients.
  • Applied clinical skills professionally, including managing central lines, catheters and vascular access devices.
  • Coordinated, tasked and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. - Senior Sales Associate
San Francisco, CA, CA 03/2015 - Current
  • Applied security and loss prevention training toward recognizing risks and reducing store theft
  • Trained and developed sales team associates in products, selling techniques and procedures
  • Maintained organized, presentable merchandise to drive continuous sales
  • Implemented up-selling strategies for recommending accessories and complementary purchases

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School Attended

  • Graff Vo-Tech
  • Republic High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Infection Control Nurse
  • Nursing Floor Supervisor
  • Assistant Director of Nursing
  • Charge Nurse


  • High School Diploma

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