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Overview

Modoc Medical Center is accepting applications for a Part time, benefited Infection Control Nurse. Under the direction of the CNO, the ICN evaluates quality of patient care and patient outcomes as they relate to healthcare–associated infections; collects, prepares and analyzes healthcare–associated infection data; presents infection data and makes recommendations for actions; monitors employee compliance in use of barriers and infection prevention measures; prepares and presents educational offerings for the staff; serves as a resource to all departments and personnel; implements programs to protect the healthcare workers, visitors, and others in the healthcare environment; sets and recommends policies and procedures to prevent adverse events; provides internal and external reporting of information and data; promotes compliance with regulations, guidelines, and accreditation requirements.

Qualifications & Job Requirements (but not limited to):

-Knowledge of CDC guidelines and definitions of healthcare associated infections, JCAHO
standards, federal and state regulations.
– Completion of an approved basic training program for infection prevention.
– Certification in infection prevention is desired. Any employee in this position that does not have
certification upon hire is required by California law to obtain certification within two years of
hire.
– Ability to develop policies and procedures.
– Ability to teach and evaluate clinical performance.
– Completion of annual education in infection prevention topics is required.
– CA licensed RN and active CPR, ACLS, PALS certifications. Above average mental ability,
good physical and mental health.
– Able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
– Dependable, organized, reliable, with good attendance. Relates well with co-workers, staff and
patients.
– Must be a team player to all departments, confidential of sensitive data, respectful of all other
staff members, considerate of other people’s time and accountable for work output.
– Always demonstrates a professional behavior, both when on duty and as a representative of the
hospital outside of normal work hours.

Email resume to ssnow@ncen.org with the job title as the subject.

Modoc Medical Center is an EOE

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Associate's
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Salary Range: DOE