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INFECTION CONTROL NURSE

  2020-08-06     Natividad     1441 Constitution Blvd.  
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INSPIRING HEALTHY LIVES

through community

At Natividad, our dedication to the people of Monterey County is at the heart of everything we do—from the health care services we provide to the specialized programs we promote. This commitment to our community spans more than 130 years and, more importantly, has touched countless lives. It has also earned us a Joint Commission ranking in the top percentile of hospitals nationwide. If you believe in inspiring healthy lives by focusing on community-based care, consider joining Natividad today.

INFECTION CONTROL NURSE

Natividad is currently seeking an Infection Control Nurse to coordinate all infection control activities for the hospital, including staff education in prevention and control of infection; investigating suspected infectious outbreaks in the hospital; and performing other duties as required.

Examples of Duties:

  • Reviews patient charts for staff compliance to infection control standards and inspects hospital physical plant to ensure compliance to infection control standards
  • Investigates suspected violations (outbreaks) within the hospital by discussing case management of patients with infectious diseases with other professional staff in order to effectively control the spread of disease
  • Prepares mandated documentation forms, gathers statistical data and prepares reports
  • Reviews professional literature, new products and changing infection control standards; attends meetings and conferences; updates appropriate hospital policies and procedures
  • Provides in-service training on infection control procedures for the prevention and/or control of infectious diseases with infection control experts
  • May assist with any of the various activities related to quality assurance, utilization review or discharge planning programs
  • Utilizes CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and (NHSN) National Healthcare Safety Network for data needed to identify problem areas; measures progress of prevention efforts to eliminate healthcare-associated infections and assesses progress; and identifies where additional efforts are needed

Minimum qualifications include possession of a valid CA Registered Nurse license, or the ability to obtain a CA license prior to employment, and working knowledge of aseptic procedures in a hospital setting, medical terminology, and etiology and treatments of infectious disease. Possession of a (CIC) Certification in Infection Prevention and Control is highly desired.

PRIORITY SCREENING DATE:  August 14th, 2020 at 5:00pm for a guaranteed review.  Application materials received after this date will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until positions are filled.

For more information or to request application materials, contact Natividad, Human Resources Department, 1441 Constitution Blvd., Salinas, CA 93906, (831) 783-2700, or apply at http://www.natividad.com. Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NatividadInspiringHealthyLives/  EOE/M/F/H/V


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