Title INFECTION CONTROL MANAGER
Job Information

POSITION:   INFECTION CONTROL MANAGER

                                     QUALIFICATIONS:

A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL IN THE FIELD OF NURSING AS AN 

ILLINOIS STATE LICENSED REGISTERED NURSE AND/OR CERTIFIED

INFECTION CONTROL LICENSED REGISTERED NURSE.

BACHELOR’S OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN NURSING OR MICROBIOLOGY WITH

AT LEAST 2 YEARS EXPERIENCE AS AN INFECTION CONTROL REGISTERED

NURSE IN AN ACUTE CARE HOSPITAL SETTING.

                                                           DUTIES

THE INFECTION CONTROL MANAGER POSSESSES KNOWLEDGE OF HOSPITAL EPIDEMIOLOGY

PRINCIPLES AND IS RESPONSIBLE FOR COORDINATION OF THE HOSPITAL-WIDE

INFECTION CONTROL PROGRAM.  THIS INCLUDES SURVEILLANCE, ANALYSIS, AND

REPORTING OF NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS.  EDUCATING EMPLOYEES ABOUT INFECTION

CONTROL; AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF HEALTH SYSTEM POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

TO INSURE INFECTION CONTROL STANDARDS MEET HFAP, OSHA, PUBLIC HEALTH AND

CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL REQUIREMENTS.

 

 

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