The University of Kansas Hospital - Specialty Careers

Infection Control Nurse Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus

Department: INFECTION CONTROL

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: 8-4:30

Find yourself among the best. At The University of Kansas Hospital, nurses deliver world-class patient care in an environment where opinions are respected, professionalism is rewarded and teamwork is valued. Nurses come here to practice at the leading edge of their profession, to be an integral part of medical breakthroughs, and to handle complex cases that community hospitals rarely if ever see. In addition to being the best place to work, the hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY STATEMENT FOR NURSES

At The University of Kansas Hospital, we strive to create a dynamic culture of professional behavior that requires personal and team accountability, self-reflection, integrity and respect. A nurse at The University of Kansas Hospital has a professional obligation to provide the highest quality of care that is reflective of the culture and to adhere to organizational policies and best practices.

This culture is actualized through image, attitudes and behavior.

We currently have an opening for a Clinical Nurse Coordinator in Infection Control.

Responsibilities:

Demonstrate knowledge of Infection, prevention and control issues

Demonstrates collaborative working relationship and works under the direction of the Infection Control

Manager

Performs daily review of positive patient cultures and assists unit nurses in identifying and placing patients in appropriate transmission-based precautions.

Performs data collection, production and analysis for Infection Prevention and Control Surveillance Program

Serves as a first line contact for nursing and house staff questions regarding transmission-based precautions and exposures to transmissible agents

Provides formal and informal Infection Prevention and Control education to hospital associates

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Nursing required

Minimum of 2 years' experience in specialty clinical area required

RN license in the state of KS required

Master's degree preferred

CIC certification required

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