Overview

Registered Nurse Oncology

Infection Control Coordinator – R35K basic -Southern Suburbs #3928

Play an integral part of Infection Control in today’s Hospital setting by joining this private facility located in the Southern Suburbs as their Infection Control Coordinator

Key Responsibilities:

•Aid and assist all hospital employees in managing the prevention, identification and control of infections in patients and staff, which includes active surveillance and management of alerts and isolates on software
•Plan, develop and implement an infection control programme for the hospital using basic infection control standards
•Ability to adapt working hours to suit operational requirements
•Responsible to the hospital management for reporting on a regular basis all infections in the hospital
•Review of environmental hygiene, cleanliness, the care of linen and waste on a regular basis and document results for discussion with hospital management.
•Notify the Department of Health timeously of diseases where applicable
•Ensure an environment safe from infection for all hospital staff
•Organise regular infection control committee meetings and document the proceedings
•Plan and implement the procedure used to identify and investigate an outbreak of infection (either community or hospital acquired) using accepted infection control standards
•Implement, when needed, isolation protocols that are effective and understandable to all hospital personnel
•Maintain an up to date infection control file that is available and accessible to all nursing and house-keeping staff

Benefits:

•Excellent remuneration package
•Great benefits such as Medical Aid, Pension Fund & 13th Cheque

Requirements:

•Need to be registered with SANC as a Registered Nursing
•Compliance with the SANC Scope of Practise for a Registered Nurse and all other applicable Health Care Legislation
•Must have qualification in infection control (3 months or 6 months Certificate)
•Previous Infection Prevention Practitioner experience is essential
•Intermediate computer proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite

For further information please contact Mednurse on 021 421 0832 or fax your updated CV to 086 247 3449

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