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Infection Prevention Coordinator- Registered Nurse

Company: Medical Center Hospital
Location: Odessa
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description The Infection Prevention Coordinator provides coordination of the Infection Prevention Program in the hospital. The main objective is to assure a high quality of patient care by identifying and eliminating risks of infection to patients and personnel through daily surveillance; by identifying areas which need special monitoring; by assisting with educational and research programs; and by teaching information pertinent to infection control to staff, physicians, and patients. A. Education: Currently licensed as an RN in the state of Texas. B. Training and Experience: At least 5 years in clinical nursing. Related infection control experience preferred. Teaching experience would be helpful, but not required. CIC is preferred but not required. Able to successfully complete CIC certification after 2 years in Infection Prevention role. Current BLS certification. C. Job Knowledge: A working knowledge of epidemiology and infectious diseases. Familiarity with hospital organizational structure, function of various departments, and policies/procedures of the hospital. Knowledge of regulatory and accrediting agency standards. Able to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Company Description At Medical Center Health System, we offer an enriching team-driven employment experience. If you have a passion for caring, a commitment to quality, and a desire to constantly learn and grow, you belong at MCHS. MCHS is an organization that shares your high professional standards and will provide the support you need to achieve your full potential. We evaluate all candidates based solely on their talents, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, or disability.

Keywords: Medical Center Hospital, Midland , Infection Prevention Coordinator- Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Odessa, Texas

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