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AdventHealth RN-Infection Control Specialist FT Days in Calhoun, Georgia


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INFECTION CONTROL SPECIALIST RN FULL TIME

AdventHealth Gordon                                                                                    1035 Red Bud Road Calhoun GA  30701

 

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Gordon

Straight A's in patient safety from the Leap Frog Group

Top 100 Community Hospitals, Becker's Hospital Review

Top 100 Rural Hospitals, Becker's Hospital Review

Located in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains

Co-Workers who feel like family 

 

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time, 40 hours per week, Exempt

 

You Will Be Responsible For:

Surveillance of infection and management of data

Facilitation and Implementation of the Peer Review process related to Infection Prevention.

Provides education and consultation regarding Infection Prevention.

Implements and monitors Infection Prevention measures regarding Construction/Renovation.

Assists Director to ensure compliance with regulatory, accreditation and licensure requirements pertaining to Infection Prevention.

Develops and reviews policies and procedures.

 

 

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

Registered Nurse with current licensure in the state of Georgia OR post-secondary degree from an accredited academic facility required.  Bachelor's degree preferred.

A minimum of 3 to 5 years of healthcare experience with demonstrated qualities of leadership and organizational ability required.

Infection Control certification - CIC preferred.

Previous Infection Prevention experience preferred. 

Ability to demonstrate proficiency with data collection, aggregation and analysis required.

Demonstrates knowledge about patient care practices required.

 

Job Summary:

Manages and leads the hospital Infection Control and Prevention Program for Gordon Hospital and Murray Medical Center. Designated as the individual with clinical authority over the infection control and prevention program along with responsibility for daily management activities. These responsibilities include developing and implementing policies governing control of infections and communicable diseases along with developing a system for identifying, reporting, investigating, and controlling infections and communicable diseases. Facilitates communication among all members of the healthcare team, including physicians and community agencies. Acts as a consultant to the medical staff, and hospital professional and technical staff regarding infection prevention and control measures in order to coordinate safe delivery of patient care. Plans, develops and conducts educational classes, including infection control and prevention orientation for new employees and volunteers, blood borne pathogen orientation for hospital staff in conjunction with Employee Health, infection prevention principles and isolation practices program for new nursing staff and local area nursing students. Ensures compliance with CMS, TJC, HFAP and other regulatory agencies.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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