St. John's Riverside Hospital

  • Infection Control Coordinator

    Job ID
    2018-3280
    Facility Name
    Andrus
    Category
    Administrative/Clerical
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours Per Week
    37.5
    Shift
    Day
    Work Shift
    8am to 4pm, Monday-Friday
    Posted Salary
    Negotiable
  • Overview

    St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.

     

    St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.

     

    St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.

     

    Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong

    Responsibilities

    The Infection Control Coordinator is a Registered Professional Nurse who is responsible for monitoring, planning, implementing and evaluating the Infection Control Program as it relates to the surveillance, prevention and control of infection for Riverside Health Care System.


    Provide effective surveillance and monitors of Hospital associated Infections and reports data to Infection Control Committee for St. John’s Riverside Hospital. Duties include: reviews microbiology data and advises appropriate personnel regarding significant findings, assist in the development and/or implementation of infection control measures, policies and procedures; responsible for advising others about the hospital’s Infection Control policies and disposition of patients admitted with infectious diseases;serves as a liaison with Westchester County Department of Health, New York State DOH and NYCDOH for required reporting of Infectious diseases identified in the hospital and in the Off-site units. Other related duties as required.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. 3-5 years experience as a professional Registered Nurse licensed in NYS, completed CDC, or equivalent course in Infection Control. Strong communication, organization and computer skills required.

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