Job Description

Registered Nurse: Infection Prevention/Employee Health
Full Time
Salary: $30.45 - $46.48

Essential Job Functions:

Infection Preventionist:
Clearly write policies, guidelines, and procedures for uniformity, efficiency and effective coordination of the Infection Prevention Plan using Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (APIC) guidelines, CDC and NHSN.  Surveillance activities are in accordance with practices such as those used by APIC, CDC, and NHSN.Quarterly rounding results forwarded in writing to department managers.

Employee Health:
Conducts new hire screenings and annual employee health screenings to include health history, immunizations update, and may include a brief-limited physical assessment. Refers employees with identifiable limitations and/or health risks to appropriate resources.

Community-Patient/Family Educator:
Research and develop education training for patients and family members using a variety of teaching methodologies that address various adult learning styles.

Job Qualification Requirements:

Mandatory Requirements: Knowledge of employee health and infection prevention standards.  Medical charting terminology and procedures, standard nursing principles and practices.  Knowledge of record keeping practices and computer applications software, including Microsoft Word and database software. Completion of accredited school of nursing and over three years related experience, or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties. 

Special Requirements/Licenses: Possession of Nursing License issued by State of Oregon or ability to possess license prior to appointment.  Possession of a current CPR/BLS and ACLS certifications.

Desirable Requirements:  Completion of a Bachelors of Science in Nursing.


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