As a highly rated facility with an excellent reputation in the community, West Hartford Health & Rehabilitation Center is looking for caring people to provide the quality care we are known for to our residents.

We are changing how care is delivered by bringing together people like you – passionate, highly skilled and motivated to make a difference. Join our well established team today!

Purpose of Position

Infection PreventionistThe primary purpose of your position is to plan, organize, develop, coordinate, and direct our Infection Control Program and its activities in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern such programs, and as may be directed by the Administrator and the Infection Control Committee to ensure that an effective Infection Control Program is maintained at all times. This position also includes Wound Care.

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Educational Requirements

At a minimum, must possess a Nursing Degree from an accredited school of nursing, college or university. Must be CPR certified.


  • At a minimum, must have two (2) years clinical experience in a hospital, long-term care facility or other related health care facility
  • Must have training in rehabilitation and restorative nursing practices
  • Must possess a working knowledge of epidemiology, microbiology, infectious diseases, and aseptic techniques to include universal precautions
  • Certification in Infection Control preferred, but not required


  • 40 hours M-F
  • On-Call Required

Eligible for Sign-On Bonus

West Hartford Health & Rehabilitation Center offers the following benefits*

  • Medical Insurance including free Telehealth
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Coverage
  • Direct Primary Care (DPC) /Tax Savings Program
  • HRA Account
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • AD&D Insurance
  • 401k and 401k Roth
  • Voluntary Benefits through Colonial Life (Critical Illness, Hospitalization, Disability, Life & more)
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Shift Differential
  • Weekend Differential

*To eligible employees based on hours and length of service