Mediclinic Jobs Bethlehem – Infection Prevention

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Job Description:

To ensure the implementation and maintenance of a functional Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) programme at the hospital level

Job Responsibilities:

  • Investigate, analyse and interpret clinical data and act upon findings
  • Continuous professional development
  • Influence and equip hospital teams to understand and comply to IPC policies and principles
  • Identify, mitigate and manage risks related to Infection Prevention and Control
  • Identify training needs in the hospital and provide input in the development of training material
  • Ensure adherence to statutory bodies
  • Provide support with patient safety and quality improvement initiatives in the absence of the Patient Safety Manager

Job Requirements:

  • Auditing (e.g. compliance to hand hygiene and environmental cleaning audits)
  • Identification; investigation and management of outbreaks
  • IPC surveillance and risk identification
  • Understanding and application of relevant IPC principles
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office)
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • Report writing skills
  • Interpretation and application of the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) definitions
  • Knowledge of relevant statutory requirements and accreditation stan

Qualification & Experience:

  • 3-5 Years working in a hospital environment as a professional healthcare practitioner
  • Formal IPC course / Post Graduate diploma in
  • IPC
  • 1 – 2 years IPC related work, supervision of a small team
  • ESSENTIAL Nursing qualification (degree or diploma)

Job Details:

Company: Mediclinic

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Bethlehem, Free State, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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