The Quality Assistant/Employee Health/Infection Control Nurse, is expected to provide responsible results with the execution of continuous improvement processes to achieve superior results. The primary purposes of the position is the functions of the Employee Health, Infection Control, and Quality department and assigned responsibilities.POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Licenses or Certifications
Current, unencumbered license as an RN or LVN/LPN in the state where hospital is located.
Education, Training, and Experience
Previous quality, employee health, and or infection control experience preferred.
Graduated from an accredited nursing school.
3-5 years clinical experience with direct patient care.
Skills and Abilities, Proficiency and Productivity Standards
Organizes and prioritizes tasks and projects; accurately completes job responsibilities within the specified time constraints
Adheres to ethical, regulatory and accreditation standards
Speaks and communicates English effectively, both in verbal and written format
Maintains confidentiality of patient information
Respects Patient Rights and promotes patient satisfaction
Works cooperatively with co-workers and other hospital employees
Adapts to changes necessitated by guest/staff situations
Seeks assistance as needed
Functions proficiently in a Microsoft Windows environmentMachines, Equipment Used
Computer, fax machine, copierPhysical Requirements
Ability to lift up to 20 pounds
Ability to stand, sit, reach, push, pull, stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl, grasp, use fine finger movement.Environmental Conditions
Indoors in climate controlled, well-lighted, and ventilated environmentInterpersonal Relationships
As a representative of Curahealth, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct effect on the hospital’s image and perceptions of quality care and service. Interaction with guests, visitors, volunteers, co-workers, supervisors, physicians, contract staff, vendors, and affiliate schools is in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional. This behavior supports an atmosphere of teamwork that is congruent with hospital standards and guidelines to promote positive relations. The Quality Assistant/Employee Health/Infection Control exhibits and promotes the hospital’s Standards of Behavior throughout the hospital community.
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