Investigates and monitors known or potential sources of suspected infections in order to determine source and ensure control. Knows standard methods and criteria for identifying nosocomial infections. Provides related education to staff. May prepare simple cultures as required for environmental and individual studies. Reviews sterilization and disinfection techniques and recommends changes as necessary.
Requirements: * Graduate of a school of nursing, BSN preferred * Current Louisiana State RN license * Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support * 3 years experience in the acute hospital setting preferred * Prior Infection Prevention or Quality experince preferred If you are looking to join a rapidly growing faith-based organization that encourage professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS St. Patrick Health System family.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.