CentraState Healthcare System

Infection Control Coordinator - Applewood

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/11/2021 8:33 AM)
ID
2021-11463
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Location
Applewood
Shift
Day

Overview

Oversees the Infection Control program for the our three Senior Service's facilities. 

Responsibilities

  • Acts as resource to hospital personnel and community regarding infection control issues.
  • Counsels individuals having HIV testing and/or HIV disease.
  • Maintains records and prepares reports related to infection control data.
  • Develops and conducts in-service education programs, in conjunction with staff development, on subjects pertinent to infection control policies.
  • Reports all required data to local and state authorities in a timely manner.
  • Informs Infection Control Committee members of pertinent problems in their areas and assists in the management and follow-up on these problems.
  • Develops and circulates minutes of the Infection Control Committee Meetings as facilitator of this committee.
  • Performs epidemiologic investigations of all significant infection problems and makes appropriate recommendations to staff and physicians.
  • Prepares and interprets all hospital infection control policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with OSHA, state, local and JCAHO infection control regulations.
  • Coordinates, implements, educates and oversees hospital wide infection control program.
  • Maintains close communication with the employee health department regarding infection control related issues.

Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor's Degree Required

 

Work Experience:

3 Years Clinical Nursing Experience

Additional Experience Requirements

Minimum of three years’ experience as a clinical nurse

 

Licenses and Certifications:

RN License / New Jersey Required

Certified Infection Control (CIC) certification Preferred And

HIV/AIDS certified counselor Preferred

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledge of basic microbiology required. Familiarity with NJDOH, DEP, EPA and JCAHO regulations required. Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.

About Us

CentraState Healthcare System aims to enhance the health and well-being of our communities through the compassionate delivery of quality healthcare. We are confident that you will find success within CentraState Healthcare System, which is Magnet Recognized and was designation a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company by Great Place to Work®. When you bring your talent to CentraState, you are joining a trailblazing healthcare facility, committed to providing in high-quality, patient-focused care. Join us in making incredible strides in healthcare, and making a difference in our community.

 

We believe in enriching the lives of our employees through work/life balance initiatives, tuition assistance, career advancement opportunities and much more.

 

Find out why our employees love their jobs and being part of the CentraState family!

 

What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package and rewards program
  • Leading edge technology
  • Great staff-to-patient ratio’s
  • Career Development and Growth Opportunity
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Comprehensive Retirement / Savings Programs
  • Continuing Education / Onsite Training
  • A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
  • Magnet recognized healthcare facility

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