HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Coordinator - Infection Prevention - Weekdays Only in Austin, Texas

POSITION SUMMARY : Under supervision of the Director of Quality, coordinates surveillance and Infection Prevention activities that reduce the risk of endemic and epidemic nosocomial infections in patients, visitors and health care workers. Coordinates and develops training and education programs for staff and other hospital professionals using cost effective and epidemiological sound surveillance, prevention and control methods. Participates in professional and community organizations, which impact the control of transmission of infections in Austin and surrounding communities. Participates in total quality management activities that support the organization.

EDUCATION: Required: AD or BS degree in Nursing, Public Health or Laboratory Medicine. Minimum of 2 years experience in Infection Prevention and Control including use of analytical, computer, teaching, and research skills

Preferred: Certification in Infection Control.

EXPERIENCE/./Must have at least 5 years of hospital based clinical experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA’s and St. David’s “Patients First” safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Required: Nurses in the position must have a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Texas.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Preferred: Certification by the Board of Infection Control (CBIC)

Title: Coordinator - Infection Prevention - Weekdays Only

Location: Texas-Austin-St. David%27s Medical Center

Requisition ID: 06676-45562