Registered Nurse - Infection Control Nurse
Develops, implements, monitors and evaluates the Infection Control Program. Responsible for overall management and coordination of the program. Provide surveillance in order to identify, investigate and record data concerning infections and initiate infection control measures as directed by the Infection Control Committee. Utilizes the nursing process to meet a variety of health care needs with ambulatory care as primary focus. Works with a variety of health care professionals and security officers in a correctional environment. Frequently functions guided by nursing protocols.
Tuberculosis Surveillance –
Skin & Integument
Blood Borne Pathogens
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.