Infection Control Coordinator
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.
- Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
- Bachelor's degree preferred
- 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
- Current licensure as a Registered Nurse within the state
- Current CPR Certification
- Establishes and maintains the site Infection Control Program.
- Assist with patient care, utilization management and other job responsibilities as assigned by Director of Nursing.
- Maintains a knowledge base of current infection prevention and control information through peer networking, published literature, professional meetings and other avenues as available.
- Shares knowledge and skills with others and brings creativity and innovation to practice.
- Makes decisions and performs activities in an ethical manner.
- The above responsibilities are a highlight of responsibilities and not a full list. Other responsibilities may be performed as assigned.