Job Description

Job: 18-57855
Location: DeKalb County Jail, GA, Decatur
Facility: DeKalb County Jail
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular Full-Time
Recruiter: Tammy Lamb
Email: tlamb@correctcaresolutions.com

Overview

Our Infectious Disease Control Coordinator serves as leader, mentor, and role model for the infection control program. Maintains a knowledge base of current infection prevention and control information. Serves as the liaison with the Department of Corrections surrounding infection control issues and as chairperson for a multi-disciplinary infection control committee. Provides professional education for health care, correctional, and other staff as required maintaining an effective infection control program.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

Experience:

  • Five (5) or more years of clinical experience preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in areas of patient care practices, microbiology, asepsis, disinfecting/sterilization, adult education, infectious diseases, communication, program administration and epidemiology
  • Attends a basic infection control training course within the first year of entering the profession, preferred

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse within the state
  • Current CPR Certification

Responsibilities

  1. Establishes and maintains the site Infection Control Program.
  2. Assist with patient care, utilization management and other job responsibilities as assigned by Director of Nursing.
  3. Maintains a knowledge base of current infection prevention and control information through peer networking, published literature, professional meetings and other avenues as available.
  4. Shares knowledge and skills with others and brings creativity and innovation to practice.
  5. Makes decisions and performs activities in an ethical manner.
  6. The above responsibilities are a highlight of responsibilities and not a full list. Other responsibilities may be performed as assigned.


CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer



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