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Registered Nurse/ RN - Infection Control RN- Full-Time, Days

Job Title
Registered Nurse/ RN - Infection Control RN- Full-Time, Days
Job ID
27035704
Location
Lexington,  KY
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Description

The responsibilities of the Infectious Control position include:

  • Recognizing and isolating outbreaks of infectious diseases in healthcare settings and in the community at large
  • Creating strategies and action-plans for the prevention of outbreaks
  • Collecting, presenting, and analyzing data on the incidence of HAIs and the success or failure of various prevention strategies
  • The investigation of possible outbreaks and the marshaling of proper resources in response in the event of a confirmed outbreak
  • Serving as an infectious disease consultant for both healthcare providers and members of the community
  • Serving as an advocate and educator for members of the community infected with HIV/AIDS, TB, nonsocial infections, etc. and their families

Requirements Desired

  • CIC Certification, must obtain within the 1st year
  • Current RN Licensure or work permit in Kentucky.
  • Master's degree, or (MSN) required
  • May require experience in Infection Control, or Public Health, Microbiology, Bio-Statistics, Epidemiology, Urban and Social Health Issues, or have history with Infectious diseases
  • Experience with data analysis and interpretation and use of data to guide decision making
  • Ability to work well with a variety of groups, individuals and disciplines in order to facilitate process improvement
  • Innovative, creative thinker and strong communication skills

Schedule: 40hr/week, standard business hours

For more information, please submit your application, or contact Lauren Schmidt at lauren.schmidt@bhsi.com

 

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