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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/02/20

Applications Due11/01/20

Vacancy ID82847

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleInfection Control Nurse- NYS Veterans Home at Montrose

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade19

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $75568 to $91682 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Westchester

Street Address 2090 Albany Post Road

City Montrose


Zip Code10548

Minimum Qualifications You must take and pass a Civil Service examination to be considered for appointment to this position. Minimum Quals: Possession of a license and currently be registered to practice as a Registered Nurse in NYS AND a Bachelors degree in Nursing AND two (2) years of professional clinical nursing experience in a hospital setting or health care facility. Please Note: For appointment to the Dept. of Health Veterans' Home locations candidates are required to present a current National Certificate in Infection Control issued by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc., within the first six (6) months of appointment.

Duties Description The ICN reports to the DON and partners with the Medical Director for Antimicrobial Stewardship, the Quality Officer, and other stakeholders to develop a system of care to promote sound and scientific infection prevention principles and practices. The ICN is accountable for decreasing the incidence and transmission of infectious diseases between patients, staff, visitors and the community. Through strategic planning, leadership and consultation, the ICN leads and directs a robust team in the identification and implementation of infection prevention goals and objectives throughout the facility. Responsibilities include but not limited to: oversees the operation of the infection prevention, epidemiology, industrial hygiene, and relevant safety programs; manages goal setting process for system, unit and physician goals related to healthcare acquired infections and conditions; participates in the national collaborative and external reporting to the CDC NHSN system, and other post acute-care specific quality organizations; responsible for ensuring appropriate intervention and education occurs with staff, volunteers and medical staff when healthcare infection trends, outbreaks or non-compliance to infection control/OSHA are identified; ensures that education and counseling on infection prevention is available for staff, volunteers, medical staff, residents and visitors. The ICN must maintain current knowledge of federal, state and local regulations and ensures that the facility administrators are informed of appropriate issues.

Additional Comments Base salary includes annual geographic and annual location pay. Please Note: This job vacancy is currently pending Dept. of Budget approval.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name The NYS Veterans Home at Montrose


Fax 914-788-6019

Email Address


Street 2090 Albany Post Road

City Montrose

State NY

Zip Code 10548


Notes on ApplyingIf interested, please send cover letter of interest indicating how you meet the minimum qualifications attaching an updated resume and your ICN credentials

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