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RN - INFECTION CONTROL NURSE - part-time - (14231)

Universal Health Services


Date:
12/14/2017
2017-12-142018-01-12
Job Code:
14231
Universal Health Services
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RN - INFECTION CONTROL NURSE - part-time - (14231)

Facility Name
AUSTIN LAKES HOSPITAL
Location
AUSTIN, TX 78705 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nursing
Category
Registered Nurse (RN)
Job Description

Austin Lakes Hospital, a 58-bed psychiatric acute care hospital located in beautiful and vibrant Austin, TX has a Infection Control Nurse, part-time opportunity. Austin Lakes Hospital offers a continuum of psychiatric services for adults 18 and up with acute mental health needs in a confidential, caring environment that promotes crisis resolution, positive self-awareness, personal growth and problem solving skills. The cornerstone of our treatment rests on exceptional mental health services and clinical excellence. Our continuum of care includes inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services to stabilize symptoms of depression, anxiety and other behavioral health disorders. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Reports to Chief Nursing Officer.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate infection control, prevention, and surveillance programs as approved by the Infection Control Committee.

  • Works in conjunction with CNO, physicians and nurses to assure compliance with the Texas Department of State Health Services standards, OSHA requirements, JC standards.

  • Track employee illness for infection control purposes.

  • Assess patient care and need for consultation.

  • Assist HR Director with administration of the Occupational Health/Work Injury Program.

  • Monitor the Employee immunization program.

  • Provide wellness information / programs for employees.

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Management skills with the ability to identify problems and recommend solutions.

  • Knowledge of nursing practices, infection control techniques, TDSHS standards, employee health needs, and basic OSHA rules.

  • Able to prioritize needs so that all will be met in a timely manner.

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  Documented evidence of Infection Control training.

License / Certification:

  • RN in Texas with certification in Infection Control

Experience:

  • IC experience in a hospital setting, preferably in behavioral health.
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