Registered Nurse (RN) - Infection Control - FT Days

Location
Kansas City, Missouri
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 30, 2018
Closes
Mar 13, 2018
Ref
09727-50743
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Research Medical Center
- Kansas City, MO


 

Registered Nurse (RN) - Infection Control - FT Days


 

Founded more than 125 years ago by German physicians, Research Medical Center
is a 490-bed facility and has become one of the crown jewels in the HCA Midwest Health System. Located in the heart of Kansas City, Research Medical Center is among the only tertiary care centers serving Kansas City proper. Over the past century, this institution has built a tradition of serving residents in Kansas City and a 150-mile surrounding region with exceptional patient care and leading technology. Research Medical Center has completed more than $120 million in capital improvements, including new lobby and admitting areas, renovated and expanded Cancer Center and Womens Care Unit, construction of all private patient rooms and doubling the Emergency Department.

Research Medical Center
is currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) - Infection Control.


Position Summary:


Employee Health

Responsibilities include immunization programs for employers, all aspects of employee workers compensation and education, follow up and prevention of disease that effect the employee population.  Evaluates and assists in the evaluation of health services for employees within the hospital system.  Establishes a system of records and reports.  Provides for health counseling and education on an individual or group basis.  Works in conjunction with HCA and Insurance provider in the following of Workers Compensation cases.  Meets all federal and state guidelines as related to employees.


Infection Control:

Responsibilities include obtaining critical data & information, including surveillance for infections, following established infection control policies and procedures (e.g., isolation protocol), education efforts directed at interventions to reduce infection risks, consultation on infection risk assessment, prevention, & control strategies (e.g., environmental rounds),  and providing input into the content of the employee health program.   


 


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