Infection Control Practitioner RN
This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement based on medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws
Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer and under the general supervision of the Director of Performance Improvement and the Infection Control Committee, the Infection Control Practitioner establishes and implements guidelines directed toward the prevention, detection, and control of infectious processes and coordinate the Employee Health Program with the Occupational Health Nurse.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Have a current license as a Registered Nurse in Texas, or certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists as a Medical Technologist or Microbiologist.
Have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree.
Currently certified in Infection Control (CIC) preferred. If not currently certified, must document education in the past three years related to:Epidemiological principles and infectious diseases.Sterilization, sanitation, and disinfection practices. Adult education principles.Patient care practice.
Minimum of (3) years of clinical nursing or laboratory experience.
Previous management experience preferred.
Steward Health Care complies with applicable Federal and State civil rights laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, citizenship, alienage, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability. Steward Health Care does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, alienage, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.
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Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 119570