Infection Control Coordinator Full Time CCMC
Corpus Christi Medical Center - Corpus Christi, TX

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Job tasks and responsibilities include:


    • Investigates and monitors known or potential sources of suspected infections in order to determine sources and ensure control.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of standard methods and criteria for identifying nosocomial infections.
    • Instructs and counsels patients and staff on infection control issues and concerns.
    • Collaborates with other members of the team to follow up on exposure incidents.
    • Participates in multidisciplinary teams providing input regarding treatment plans.
    • Maintains related data, prepares and submits reports.
    • Utilizes computerized documentation systems to access relevant patient data.
    • Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities.
    • Orients and mentors new staff members.
    • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required. Q

    ualifications

    Job qualifications include:
    • Current RN licensure.
    • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
    • Bachelors Degree in nursing or a related field preferred.
    • Strong background in clinical nursing.
    • Knowledge of laws, regulations and standards related to hospital infection control.
    • Previous experience as an Infection Control Nurse preferred.
    • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
    • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

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