Infection Prevention Nurse

  • 51414
  • 16 Jun 2019
  • Houston, TX
  • Healthcare
  • $70,000 - $95,000
  • Bud Harrison

Job Description

Infection Prevention Nurse


This position is with 400+ bed hospital located a little over an hour east of the city.

Scope/Info

  • Interprets diagnostic/lab reports and identifies epidemiologically significant infectious diseases that require immediate investigation.
  • Participates in the implementation and monitoring of infection prevention/control strategies.
  • Collects, maintains and analyzes data using epidemiological principles, standardized methodology and defined criteria for HAI; learning to use NHSN; assists with outbreak investigations.
  • Participates in identification of infection risk based on geographic location, populations served, care, treatment and services provided and analysis of surveillance activities and other critical data.
  • Participates as a member of multidisciplinary improvement teams by developing graphical displays of data with dissemination of key findings to pertinent stakeholders.
  • Applies principles of adult learning to educational strategies and delivery of educational sessions. Uses literature review as an essential tool for relevant information. Identifies sources of expert opinion, evidence and information.

Requirements


  • Licensed RN
  • Some Infection Prevention nursing experience

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WHAT CANDIDATES SAY ABOUT THIS RECRUITER:

Bud has gone out of his way to find opportunities that are much more highly geared towards my odd and rare specialties. Kudos to him. I would highly recommend Mr. Harrison to anyone in the job market seeking healthcare executive placement. He LISTENS to what your goals and aspirations are and then formulates a plan surrounding just that.
Sean, Director of Neuro/ICU in Tennessee