The Infection Control RN is a professional nurse who is responsible for ensuring compliance with state, federal and JCAHO standards relating to infection control. Reports to the Chief Quality Officer. Responsible for the planning, development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of the hospital wide infection control program. Collaborates with and acts as a consultant for the department managers and staff. Advises, implements and evaluates measures necessary to prevent the spread of infections within the hospital and community.
Minimum of five years experience as a Registered Nurse with a strong clinical background preferred.
Knowledge and experience in areas of patient care practices, microbiology, asepsis, disinfection/sterilization, adult education, infectious diseases, communication, program administration and epidemiology.
Certification in Infection Control preferred
Complete basic infection control course within the first year of entering the position.
Tomball Regional Medical Center
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Community Health Systems - 2 years ago