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Infection Prevention Coordinator

Company: HCA HealthCare
Location: Sanford
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Job Description:

Description SHIFT: No Weekends SCHEDULE: Full-time Looking to move to sunny Florida? Relocation assistance is available Up to $5,000 sign-on bonus is also being offered For eligible candidates. POSITION SUMMARY : The Infection Prevention Coordinator has oversight of the infection control program at the hospital and its campuses under the supervision of the IP Director. This includes management of surveillance, reporting, monitoring and education of all staff involved in these processes. Essential Functions include (but are not limited to): Responsible for development and implementation of Annual Infection Prevention and Control Plan based on recommendations from and approval of Infection Control Committee. Reviews, assesses and investigates lab data relative to infection rates, sources, and trends associated with specific objectives as determined by the Infection Prevention Committee. Works collaboratively with all hospital departments to develop, maintain, revise and enforce infection prevention policies and procedures. Works with Materials Management and all Department Managers to devise more efficient, reliable and cost effective ways to ensure the integrity of infection prevention activities and safety of the patients and staff. Responsible for the agenda, Infection Prevention reports and introduction of business at the Infection Prevention Committee meetings. Serves as liaison for the Infection Prevention Committee with hospital committees and departments. Makes rounds and establishes contact with nursing units, endoscopy, and other departmental staff to determine problem areas, policy compliance and informational needs. Participates and supports community education. Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Demonstrated skills in organization, verbal and written communications, customer service, math, analysis, reading, following instruction, basic computer usage. Acquires and maintains current knowledge and skills in the area of infection prevention, control and epidemiology. Demonstrates basic knowledge and advances education, knowledge, and skills as they relate to infection prevention and control, NHSN public reporting and performance improvement. Demonstrates ability to set priorities. Is knowledgeable of and performs well in stress and emergency situations. Collaborates well with other disciplines to identify educational needs and/or provide patient/family education regarding infections and communicable diseases as per hospital policy and procedure. QUALIFICATIONS : Description SHIFT: No WeekendsSCHEDULE: Full-time

Keywords: HCA HealthCare, Sanford , Infection Prevention Coordinator, Other , Sanford, Florida

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