Position : Infection Prevention / Employee Health Nurse
Experience: Minimum of 1-3 years' experience in infection prevention, including nursing, epidemiology, public health or related field may be substituted.
Responsibilities: The Infection Preventionist (IP) directs and coordinates the infection control program in the hospital. The designated person will be given the authority to implement and enforce the Surveillance, Prevention and Control Program policies, coordinate all infection prevention and control within the hospital and facilitate ongoing monitoring of the effectiveness of prevention and/or control activities and interventions.
Knowledge/Skills: Demonstrated experience in application of nursing and/or infection control. Nursing process, assessment and critical thinking skills as well as the ability to collaborate with nursing and all ancillary departments regarding Infection Prevention practices.
Various levels of activity:
Continuously: walking, standing, bending, manual dexterity.
Occasionally: sitting, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, balancing, lifting 0-50lbs, caring 0-50lbs, pushing 0-300lbs.
Must be able to see with or without corrective eyewear.
Must be able to hear clearly with or without assistance.