Community Health Systems RN Infection Control FT in Lake Wales, Florida

Description:

The InfectionControl RN is a professional nurse who is responsible for ensuring compliancewith state, federal and JCAHO standards relating to infection control. Reports to the Director of Quality Managementand Regulatory Compliance. The Infection Control RN is responsible for the planning,development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of the hospital wideinfection control program. The InfectionControl RNr collaborates with and acts as a consultant for the departmentmanagers and staff. Advises, implementsand evaluates measures necessary to prevent the spread of infections within thehospital and community.

Qualifications

Education:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Completes a basic infection control course within the first year of entering the position.

Experience:

Minimum of five years experience as a Registered Nurse with a strong clinical background.

Has knowledge and experience in areas of patient care practices, microbiology, asepsis, disinfection/sterilization, adult education, infectious diseases, communication, program administration and epidemiology.

Licenses/Certificates:

Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Florida. Certification in Infection Control preferred. Current BLS and ACLS is required.

Job: Infection Control

Organization: Lake Wales Medical Center

Location: FL-Lake Wales

Requisition ID: 1829687