9299 College Parkway, Fort Myers, FL
Department: Infection Control
Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Assumes a primary role at her/his respective campus in providing an active// effective hospital-wide Infection Prevention Program that consists of surveillance// prevention and control of healthcare associated infections under the direction of the System Director of Epidemiology/Infection Prevention. Responsible for participating in Infection Prevention activities in collaboration with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Supports the organization vision and mission. Uses knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity in the provision of patient care. Works independently to analyze surveillance findings and trends and researches evidence-based interventional strategies to address areas needing improvement. Develops and presents educational programs designed to change caregiver practices based on surveillance findings and evidence-based protocols. Independently takes off-hours call for LMHS concerning Epidemiology/Infection Prevention. Serves on selected hospital and/or System committees or task forces in order to provide effective infection prevention-related input for policy and procedure development or practice improvement. Provides input into the annual Infection Prevention Plan and assists in developing departmental priorities.
|Degree/Diploma Obtained||Program of Study||Required/|
|Minimum Years Required||Area of Experience||Required/|
|2 Years||Clinical Nursing||Required||or|
|Registered Nurse License||Preferred||or|