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Coordinator - Infection Prevention

Houston, TX, United States

Description

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

The Woman’s Hospital of TexasHouston, TX
 
Coordinator - Infection Prevention
 
The Woman's Hospital of Texas opened in 1976 and ever since has remained the state's premier facility dedicated solely to the health of women and newborn infants. Located near the Texas Medical Center, Woman’s offers 397 licensed beds, including a NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) and a full range of women’s health services and newborn infants.
 
More than 650 board-certified physicians at Woman's offer their expertise and an outstanding level of quality care in the areas of gynecology, obstetrical care, high-risk pregnancy and minimally invasive surgery.
 
The Woman’s Hospital of Texas is currently looking for a Coordinator - Infection Prevention.
 
Responsibilities:
  • The Infection Prevention Coordinator is responsible for identifying health and safety risk factors associated with a hospital environment which may impact illnesses or injuries associated with patients and/or healthcare workers. 
  • The Infection Prevention Coordinator plays a role in eliminating health and safety risk factors in a systematic and cost effective manner. 
  • When performing clinical care, the staff member in this job category is responsible for consideration of developmental issues of assigned populations in each of the age groups identified in the Position Responsibility section.


Qualifications

Qualifications:
  •  If a nurse, current Texas licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners.  
  • Requires a bachelor's degree in a healthcare related field. Preferred Board Certification in Infection Control or degree in Public Health.
  • Minimum of one year of clinical experience.  Prior infection control experience preferred.
  • NICU experience required

HCA Houston Healthcare
Facility: The Woman's Hospital of Texas- Houston
Job ID: 00162-101508
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: No Weekends
Shift: Full-time
Job Class: Regular

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