Infection Control Nurse

Judge Healthcare is currently seeking a Infection Control Nurse in the Havertown, PA area.
The Infection Control / Employee Health Nurse / RN will consul with physicians, managers, and staff for the management of infectious and/or immuno-suppressed patients, and i mplement an effective hospital-wide infection control program in keeping with Centers for Disease Control (CDC), JCAHO, and other regulatory agencies.
This job will have the following responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and continually monitor the infection control policies and procedures for all departments.

  • Implement a surveillance system for detecting and monitoring hospital acquired and community infections. Ensure compliance to regulatory requirements.

  • Provide physicians and staff with updates of infection control policy changes.

  • Investigate outbreaks or clusters of infections. Monitor, analyze, and interpret bacteriology reports and infection statistics, recommend appropriate control measures to prevent dissemination of resistant microorganisms and pathogens.

  • Consult with physicians, managers, and staff for the management of infectious and/or immuno-suppressed patients.

  • Participate in Infection Control Committees.

  • Collaborate with local and state health departments in the prevention, control, and appropriate reporting of communicable diseases.

  • Participate in ongoing infection control educational programs for employees, including TB, HIV/Hep/Universal Precautions. May educate patients as necessary.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelors Degree in nursing or healthcare related field. Masters degree in a clinical specialty is preferred.

  • Licenses/Certification: Must have current State RN license. An ICP or related certification preferred.

  • Experience: A minimum of 1 year clinical experience in medical-surgical or critical care nursing. Experience in Infection Control with basic knowledge of the principles of epidemiology and inctions, diseases, sterilization, sanitation, and disinfection practice preferred. Experience in handling employee health preferred.

If you or someone you know is interested, please send an updated resume to Christian at CMcLaughlin@judge.com.
Thank you!
Christian McLaughlin
The Judge Group - Healthcare
Judge Group Job Order ID: 565912
Salary: Open
Company Description:

Working at the crossroads of people and transformative technologies, The Judge Group delivers innovative business solutions €“ powered by top talent €“ to help organizations reach their strategic goals and realize opportunities now and in the future.

The Judge Group is a leading professional services firm specializing in technology, talent, and learning solutions. Our services are successfully delivered through a network of more than 35 offices in the United States, Canada, China, and India. The Judge Group serves more than 40 Fortune 100 companies and is responsible for the placement of more than 4,500 professionals annually across a wide range of industries. To learn more, visit www.judge.com.

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