COVID-19 FEMA Infection Control Nurse

Infection Control Nurse COVID-19 LA FEMA

Job Details

Title: Infection Control Nurse (COVID-19)
Job Location: New Orleans, LA - New Orleans, LA
Position Type: Full-time/Part-Time
Education Level: RN or LVN
Travel Percentage: Up to 100%
Job Shift: Any
Job Category: Health Care
Reports to: Laredo Technical Services, Inc., Executive Director Contract Management

Job Description

Principle Accountabilities:
  • Must have strong computer and research skills to ensure they remain up to date with new developments, best practices and standards of care within the field of healthcare.
  • Will be required to establish standard methods of care, utilizing evidence-based practice and best practice standards.
  • Will be required to establish and implement infection control and employee health orientation programs, alongside the departmental directors, throughout the facility.
  • Responsible for policies and procedures within the organization related to infection control and employee health.
  • Supports administration with employee health databases, maintains complete and accurate employee health records.
  • Ensures compliance with state and federal requirements
  • Participates as an integral team member, collaborating with various departments and colleagues
  • Responsible for coordinating the infection control program which includes surveillance; analysis of data; developing reports, policies and procedures.
  • Use epidemiological principles and statistical methods to design, implement and evaluate infection prevention and control strategies.
  • Provides consultation and education to staff, physicians and community leaders in respect to Infection Prevention & Control.
  • Actively evaluate effectiveness of the Infection Prevention and Control Plan annually.
Qualifications:
  • Current state nursing license (RN or LVN)
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Physical Requirements:
  • Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time
  • May require bending, stooping and lifting as required for patient care and transport
  • Must be willing to work over time if necessary
  • Must be able to use an elevator or walk up and down stairs.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. and carry up to 10 ft.
  • Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above and below shoulders.
  • Must be able to read and interpret handwritten and typewritten print
  • Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear
  • Must be able to perform duties in an indoor or outdoor environment
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation
  • Must be able to pass a urine drug screen
Travel:
  • As required up to 100%
Any vacancy posted on this site comes from Indeed and it's network through the API. If you find this job is not supposed to be on this site, please report it on Indeed.