Full Time (No Weekends)
Develops and implements all aspects of the infection control plan for using CDC, TJC, WHO & OSHA guidelines;
Provides resources and evaluation in achieving infection control goals and meeting all CMS/TJC regulations for Infection Control
Must use knowledge of microbiology to support proper management of infectious organisms and surveillance systems
Supervise any Infection Preventionists in the facility
Supervises infection control staff in surveillance, prevention, and intervention of potential nosocomial infections.
Develops an annual plan for identifying, investigation, reporting and preventing the spread of infections and communicable disease among patients and multi-campus personnel.
Directs multi-campus committees in overseeing the Infection Control program and coordination of program activities.
Develops an infection control program, which meets state, federal and accreditation requirements/regulations.
Cooperates with local community health and emergency management organizations in activities pertaining to disease control.
Master’s Degree required
Licensure and Certifications:
Current Texas RN licensure required if registered nurse
Certification in Infection Control preferred
Thorough knowledge of CDC, JCAHO & OSHA guidelines required
Three to five years of Infection prevention and control experience required
Two years of management or previous supervisory experience required