Pool Infection Control/Employee Health RN
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.
The Occupational Health Nurse establishes and implements guidelines directed toward the prevention, detection, and control of work-related injuries/illnesses among Hospital Staff. Responsible for the processing of Pre-employment Drug Testing and Health Assessment of new hires. Responsible for follow-up on Light Duty and Return to Work status on employees. Coordinates the Employee Health Program with the Infection Control Practitioner, Safety Officer, and Director of Work-fit Program.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
A. 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.
B. Have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree.
C. Currently certified in Infection Control (CIC) preferred. If not currently certified, must document education in the past three years related to:
1. Epidemiological principles and infectious diseases.
2. Sterilization, sanitation, and disinfection practices.
3. Adult education principles.
4. Patient care practice.
D. Minimum of (3) years of clinical nursing or laboratory experience.
E. Previous management experience preferred.
Steward Health Care complies with applicable Federal and State civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of 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.