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Infection Control Coordinator,Khamis Mushait, Saudi Arabia

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages plans, organizes, coordinates, implements and evaluates a hospital wide infection control program in collaboration with the Infection Control Lead and Committee in order to improve the infection prevention and control practices within the hospital.
  • In collaboration with the Infection Control Chairman and Committee to develop and monitor a process for collecting and analyzing Infection Control Data.
  • Consult with the Infectious Disease Consultants in matters pertaining to clinical management of patients with Infectious Diseases.
  • Develop and evaluate criteria for Health care associated infection to be used in surveillance activities.
  • Analyze infection control data to evaluate and make recommendations regarding infection control practice.
  • Evaluate the surveillance plan to assure the Infection Control Program is meeting the needs of the hospital.
  • Evaluate the surveillance process to assure accuracy and consistency of reporting and evaluation.
  • Identify and report epidemiological variations to the Infection Control Chairman and Committee and make recommendations to improve.
  • Collaborate in the development of revision of infection control policies.
  • Revise and review the infection control manual as appropriate, in conjunction with the infection control committee.
  • Design special studies as indicated when pathogen display unusual trends.
  • Initiate outbreak investigation and control measures in collaboration with the Infection Control Chairman.
  • Ensure compliance with the Infection Control policies and procedures among hospital staff.
  • Provide infection control orientation to new employees and coordinates the infection control education efforts of the department.
  • Participate in Hospital Wide Performance Improvement activities.
  • Ensure self motivation for continuous education.
  • Follow all hospital related policies and procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Coordinating activities with visits on site and documentation daily, weekly, monthly with the following Committees:

Skills

  • Current Registration License from the Country of Origin required.
  • Certification in Infection Control (CIC) required.
  • Leadership Skills
  • Broad clinical and managerial experience
  • Essential:Good communication skills and the ability to motivate staff at levels of the organization.
  • Desirable:Computer skills, statistical analysis.

Education

Microbiology/ Epidemiology/ Nursing/ Medical technology

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