Registered Nurse Infection Control Coordinator AdventHealth Ocala
Location Address: 1500 SW 1 st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala
Horse Capital of the World
Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota
Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years
Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
Spectacular springs throughout the county
You Will Be Responsible For:
Performs surveillance on positive cultures to determine if the infection is hospital acquired or community acquired.
Maintains an ongoing review and analysis of healthcare associated infection data, risk factors, and special studies that relate to infection control.
Analyzes data to follow trends or spikes in infection and investigates potential sources/reasons.
Reports required diseases to the Florida Department of Health at the local and state levels to fulfill Florida statutes.
Assists in the development and implementation of an evidence-based program for surveillance, prevention, and control of healthcare associated infections in collaboration with others on the infection prevention team, medical and clinical staff
Provides feedback to hospital departments about healthcare associated infection risk of patients.
Monitors compliance with current infection control standards in all areas.
Reviews and revises policies and procedures related to infection control to keep current with evidence-based practice.
What You Will Need:
Advanced degree in Nursing (ADN or BSN)
Two years in a clinical nurse capacity or clinical setting
Basic Life Support (BLS)
FL RN license
Certification in Infection Control (CIC) or to obtain within 2 years
Responsible for participation in the development and implementation of the facility-wide program for the surveillance, prevention, and control of infection under the direction of the Manager. Acts as consultant, educator, and clinical practitioner to the hospital staff and licensed independent practitioners for all aspects of infection prevention and control. Has authority to implement policy and to take corrective actions when needed if policy is not followed. Educates, monitors and assists in the reduction of hospital acquired infections.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.