RN | Infection Control

Location: Indio, CA
Date Posted: 06-14-2017
The City of Indio is located on the east end of the beautiful Coachella Valley about 130 miles east of Los Angeles on Interstate 10. Among the neighboring Coachella Valley cities located west of Indio are Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Indian Wells and La Quinta with Coachella located on the east end of the Valley. Residents are spoiled by a year-round sunny climate, soaring palm trees, and picturesque mountains that provide a perfect atmosphere in which to work, live, and play. The city is swiftly becoming known as the City of Festivals for hosting highly-acclaimed events that bring culture, music, art, sports and entertainment to the Coachella Valley.  It is a playground for world-class polo enthusiasts and a haven for golf and tennis players.  Its rich heritage can be seen in bold, colorful murals that embellish buildings throughout the City and its diverse history is showcased at the Coachella Valley History Museum.
Looking for a change of scenery?  We seek candidates with a Registered Nurse with two (2) or more years infection control experience in an acute care setting for the role of RN Infection Prevention.  In this role you will report directly to the Director of Clinical Quality Improvement and be responsible for the implementation and maintenance of the hospital-wide Infection Control Program.  You will Investigate any sudden rise in Nosocomial infection trends, perform statistical analysis of infection control activity, collaborate with the Employee Health Nurse to develop employee health programs related to infectious disease, and work collaboratively with the Bio-terrorism Response Coordinator.  You will serve as the hospital resource person for infectious disease policy, procedure, education and training.  You will act as the facility liaison with licensing and accrediting bodies as it relates to infectious disease, and is responsible for appropriate reporting and regulatory compliance. 

Candidates must have a Bachelors degree in Nursing and have two (2) or more years acute care infection control experience.  Must have knowledge and experience in patient care practices, microbiology, asepsis, disinfecting/sterilization, adult education theory, program administration, and epidemiology.  Must have completed the Center for Disease Control course for IC practitioners or complete the Center for Disease Control course within six (6) months of hire or be APIC certified in Infection Control (or be able to obtain certification within three years).  CPR required.  

Competitive compensation and benefits.  Relocation assistance is available.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a healthcare organization that boasts a broad offering of clinical services, recognizes leadership and talent, and promotes individual growth utilizing a team oriented approach. For more information call 941.739.1400 or submit your resume now by clicking on the button below that says "Apply Now."
Eric Boelkins
Edge Recruitment Solutions
888.666.2450 or 941.739.1400
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