Job# 6776 - Infection Control Nurse (Portland, OR)
Posted: June 13, 2013
Closes: July 12, 2013
The Multnomah County Health Department is seeking to hire a .8 FTE Infection Control Nurse. Some of the responsibilities of this position will be to: Develop, implement, and monitor health care infection surveillance programs to prevent and minimize the occurrence of infections. Assess current infection control practices in Health Department clinics and guide compliance with current requirements from OSHA, JCAHO, CDC, and MCHD Administrative Guidelines. Implement and maintain best practice surveillance system for MCHD. Monitor Infection rates related to client procedures and client/staff exposure. Actively lead or participate in data analysis to identify and prioritize infection risks for MCHD clients and staff. This position is represented by the ONA Union.
Relevant Work Experience: Two years Infection Control nursing experience desirable Education,Training and licensure required: BSN in Nursing; Masters preferred APIC certification preferred or within 2 years of hire. Oregon RN licensure required. If you are interested in this position, please apply at www.multcojobs.org
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