Infection Preventionist -Quality Assurance
CHRISTUS Shreveport / Bossier
Quality and Risk Management
CHRISTUS Highland Medical Center
1453 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop
Shreveport, LA 71105
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The Infection Prevention Nurse is responsible for the hospital-wide management of infection surveillance, prevention and control functions. Assures high quality patient care by eliminating risk of infections through surveillance and implementation of standards to prevent infection in-patients and personnel. Acts as a liaison between departments and the Infection Control Committee. Also serves as resource person for orientation, continuing staff education, patient care, the community, Employee Health and in the development of hospital wide infection control policies, procedures and practices.
- Must be able to prioritize workflow on a daily basis. Must be able to communicate effectively in written and spoken form with individuals of various education levels including physicians. Ability to interpret medical terminology and possess an understanding of human anatomy and physiology.
- Current RN License in the state for the CHRISTUS health system in which the Associate is assigned.