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Infection Prevention Coordinator - Austin Market Float Pool

HCA Healthcare
Austin, TX 78701

Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

With more than 110 sites across Central Texas, St.David’s HealthCare includes seven of the area’s leading hospitals with over 1400 beds andis one of the largest health systems in Texas. The organization was recognizedwith a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award—the nation’s highestpresidential honor for performance excellence—in 2014. St. David’s HealthCareis the third-largest private employer in the Austin area, with more than 8,700employees.


The Infection Prevention (IP) Coordinator PRN Float Pool position is intended to support hospitals with vacant IP positions on an as needed.  The position coordinates surveillance and Infection Prevention activities that reduce the risk of endemic and epidemic nosocomial infections in patients, visitors and health care workers.  Develops training and education programs for staff and other hospital professionals using cost effective and epidemiological sound surveillance, prevention and control methods. Ensures infection prevention data is collected and reported to appropriate internal and external entities. Leads and/or participates in inter-disciplinary team activities that support the organization’s infection prevention program. Maintains confidentiality of patient’s medical records.  Regular and predictable attendance is required.  May be exposed to patients of all ages throughout the life span.

PRN in Market Float Pool is 24 hours per week, Monday-Friday.

Qualifications

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

5 years Acute Care Hospital based experience

*Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Infection Prevention and Control including use of analytical, computer, teaching and research skills.


EDUCATION

Bachelor Degree Nursing, Public Health or Healthcare related degree

*Preferred Master’s prepared registered nurses.


LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Registered Nurse in Texas or identified compact state (If they possess and RN degree)

Required Upon Hire (for certifications only: upon hire is defined as within 2 business days of start date)

Certification in Infection Control -Required within 1 year of employment 

*Preferred Certification by the Board of Infection Control (CBIC)

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Posted: 2019-12-03 Expires: 2020-01-02

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