Infection Control Nurse

Healthcare Employment Partners Austin , TX 78701

Posted 1 week ago

Currently seeking aInfection Control Nurse just north of Austin, Texas.Responsibilities of theInfection Control Nurse
  • Reviews procedures employed in patient care within all areas of the hospital where potential breaks in appropriate techniques may lead to an infection
  • Responsible for in-service education for all departments of the hospital relative to Infection Prevention and Control
  • Maintains required records, reports, and statistics and reports to required regulatory agencies and hospital committees
  • Periodic review of cleaning procedures and schedules in use throughout the hospital, and consultation relative to any major changes in cleaning products or techniques
  • Monitors patient charts for possible signs of infection
  • Reporting to Department of Public Health all required reportable of employees, physicians, volunteers, contract staff and students
  • Responsible for traffic control in all areas including the monitoring of visiting policies as related to Infection Control
Requirements of theInfection Control Nurse
  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing; Associates Degree required; Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Current Nursing license for Texas
  • Minimum of three (3) years of Infection Control and Employee Health experience in an acute care hospital setting required
  • Certification in Infection Control strongly preferred
About the facility:This facility has complete inpatient, outpatient, surgical and emergency care. They believe in the power of people to create great care. They are a Joint Commission accredited facility that includes a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.This area is a vibrant community situated on the northern border of Austin just 17 miles from downtown.
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