Position : Infection Control Nurse
Have responsibility for the monitoring, surveillance, the investigation, prevention and control of Hospital Acquired Infections.
Investigate outbreaks of infection both in the hospice and community settings with particular reference to their source and mode of spread. Report outbreaks to relevant department.
Advise on isolation techniques and supporting line managers in supervising the implementation of such techniques in specific situations.
Evaluate regularly prevention/control of infection measures in specific situations with a view to advising on continuous improvement.
Advise Nursing management of individual patients with infectious conditions.
Explain laboratory reports relevant to the prevention/control of infection to nursing staff.
Collect relevant clinical and epidemiological data to assist the infection control team.
Associate’s in Applied Science or diploma program in Nursing.
Bachelor of Science in nursing.
Current RN license in New York State.
Board Certified in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC).