Infection Control RN
Kindred Healthcare - Houston, TX
Job Number: 318025
$5,000 Sign On Bonus!

Interested in a career with Kindred Hospitals – a place where you can put your heart into and make a real difference in our patient’s lives.

Come and grow your career with Kindred Hospitals, a division of Kindred Healthcare. Our culture of caring for our patients and residents begin with our core values – our employees.  We are committed to fostering professional growth and dedicated healthcare teams that make us the provider of choice.  We embrace a diverse workforce and understand that hiring outstanding people is the key to providing quality care – and quality care is what we do every day!  Join us!

As an Infection Control RN you will:

 Infection Control Practitioner job consults with physicians, managers, and staff for the management of infectious and/or immuno-suppressed patients. Develops, implements, and continually monitors the infection control policies and procedures for all departments.

·         Implements a surveillance system for detecting and monitoring hospital acquired and community infections. Ensures compliance to regulatory requirements.
·         Provides physicians and staff with updates of infection control policy changes.
·         Investigates outbreaks or clusters of infections. Monitors, analyzes, and interprets bacteriology reports and infection statistics, recommends appropriate control measures to prevent dissemination of resistant microorganisms and pathogens.
·         Consults with physicians, managers, and staff for the management of infectious and/or immuno-suppressed patients.
·         Participates in Infection Control Committees.
·         Collaborates with local and state health departments in the prevention, control, and appropriate reporting of communicable diseases.
·         Participates in ongoing infection control educational programs for employees,  including TB, HIV/Hep/Universal Precautions.  May educate patients as necessary.

Qualifications:

·         Bachelors Degree in nursing or healthcare related field.
·         Current State RN license.
·         Minimum of 1 year clinical experience in medical-surgical or critical care nursing.

Apply online at: https://kindredcareers.com/infection-control-rn-kindred-hospital-houston-medical-center-5k-sign-on-bonus-318025/

EOE. M/W/V/D. Drug Free Workplace.