Infection Control/Prevention Coordinator

Reference Number: HgMlhh
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, US;Boston, Massachusetts, US;Dallas, Texas, US;Houston, Texas, US;Newark, New Jersey, US;New York, New York, US

Infection Control/Prevention Coordinator

 

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Infection Prevention Coordinator is responsible for the implementation and ongoing monitoring of the infection prevention and control programs for our client’s facility. Implementation is accomplished through performing surveillance, consultation and education regarding prevention and control activities under the direction of the infection prevention director or manager and the physician epidemiologist. The Infection Prevention coordinator serves as an internal consultant in regards to data collection, analysis, reporting and team facilitation in relation to improving patient outcomes related to health care associated infections and infectious diseases. The Infection Prevention Coordinator is responsible for coordination, facilitation and leadership of infection prevention and control activities related to employee’s safety and quality/performance improvement initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing,
    • RN or LPN license required (or appropriate compact license).
    • 1+ year infection control and 2 years clinical nursing experience required.
    • Certification in Infection Prevention and Control preferred, or certify when eligible.
  • Will also consider medical technology, clinical laboratory science, or Master's degree in Public Health or Epidemiology.
    • Must have appropriate licensure for profession
    • Must have a minimum of 2 years Infection Control experience required.
    • Certification in Infection Prevention and Control preferred, or certify when eligible.
Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)
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