Infection Control Practitioner
Company: The Clinical Recruiter
Location: Fall River
Posted on: June 6, 2021
(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted)
Infection Control Practitioner-RN - Infection Control
Providence - Fall River - Warwick, Massachusetts
The Infection Control RN develops and implements nursing and
ancillary department members techniques to improve patient care in
measures that prevent infection; makes nursing decisions relating
to medical care and management based on clinical judgment in
prevention or dealing with infection in a facility - hospital.
Develops, implements, and continually monitors the infection
control policies and procedures for all departments.
Ensures compliance to regulatory requirements.
Provides physicians and staff with updates of infection control
Investigates outbreaks or clusters of infections.
Monitors, analyzes, and interprets bacteriology reports and
infection statistics, recommends appropriate control measures to
prevent dissemination of resistant microorganisms and
Participates in Infection Control Committees.
Collaborates with local and state health departments in the
prevention, control, and appropriate reporting of communicable
Participates in ongoing infection control educational programs for
employees, including TB, HIV-Hep-Universal Precautions.
May educate patients as necessary.
Implements current standards and seeks expected outcomes for
Infection Control practices, and ensures compliance to regulatory
Work closely with Infectious Disease physicians and all clinical
service leaders, department directors, Medical and Executive
Utilizes computerized documentation systems to access relevant
Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance
of duties and responsibilities.
Collect data of patients with infections that require isolation
precaution and use of specific antibiotics. (e.g.; MRSA, C.diff,
Associate's Degree of Science in Nursing required
Bachelor's and-or Masters in Nursing, Public Health or health care
related field preferred
Certification - Licensure:
Current State Registered Nurse (RN) License
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS); Advanced Cardiac Life
Certification Infection Control (CIC) is highly preferred
3-5 years Med-Surg and-or Critical Care nursing experience
Minimum of 1 year experience in Infection Control
Basic knowledge of the principles of epidemiology and inctions,
diseases, sterilization, sanitation, and disinfection practice
Experience in handling employee health preferred
Knowledge of nursing and medical practices, procedures, laws,
regulations and guidelines that pertain to Infection Control
Proven dependability, reliability, flexibility and creativity in
Excellent communication and customer service skills in order to
communicate effectively with staff at all levels throughout the
Demonstrated commitment to safety and the highest quality patient
Ability to lead programs and-or teams.
Knowledge of OSHA and CDC requirements as pertaining to infection
control in institutions are required.
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