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Professional Development & Infection Control Nurse

Chicago, IL

We are currently hiring Full Time Professional Development and Infection control Nurse.Previous experience in an inpatient Behavioral Health setting preferred. Previous leadership experience required. Must have current Illinois RN licensure. Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.

The Duties include but are not limited to:

Develops the Infection Control Plan and insures its implementation. Reviews patient charts and Nursing Supervisor Reports to trace and identify potential epidemic situations. Implements necessary measures to prevent the spread of nosocomial infections. Maintains a system of reporting and keeping records of infection among patients and personnel.. Conducts study and prepares periodic reports of statistical data as directed by the Infection Control committee; assist in analyzing and interpreting data. Prepare monthly Infection Control reports and identity action taken. Inspects environment and observes personnel activities for the purpose of detecting possible infection hazards. Assists in development of Employee Health Policies and procedures. Participates in developing and conducting educational and in-service programs pertinent to infection control topics. Collaborates with all disciplines and departments to develop and update area-specific policies and procedures pertinent to infection control principals.Disseminates information relative to infection control and implements infection control measures recommended by infection Control committee.

 

  • Must have 3-5 years of supervisory experience preferably; in a free-standing inpatient Behavioral Health setting

  • Must have current unrestricted Illinois RN licensure. BSN preferred.

  • Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply