Investigates and monitors known or potential sources of suspected infections in order to determine source and ensure control. Knows standard methods and criteria for identifying nosocomial infections.
Provides related education to staff.
May prepare simple cultures as required for environmental and individual studies.
Reviews sterilization and disinfection techniques and recommends changes as necessary.
Required: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing or related health science. Preferred: Academic degree in nursing (Bachelors or Masters degree) or related health science.
Required: 3 - 5 years clinical experience in acute care facility
Required: Must be currently licensed, certified or registered to practice profession as required by law, regulation in state of practice or policy. CPR. Must have National Certification in Infection Control (CIC) or obtain within 2 years of assuming the position.
Primary Location: Brownsville, Texas
Facility: Valley Baptist Medical Center - Brownsville
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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