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Mahaska Health Partnership

Infection Control/Quality Coordinator


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Posted On:
Closing On:
Tuesday, 7th November 2017
Wednesday, 31st January 2018
Category: Administrative
Department: Quality
Shift: Days
Job Type:
Full Time

Job Description:

Hours: Full-time, Days.

Education Requirements: Current Iowa RN license, BSN required.

Job Requirements: Minimum of two (2) years acute clinical care experience.

Preferred Skills: Previous infection prevention experience is preferred.

Responsibilities: Responsible for planning, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing Mahaska Health Partnership’s Infection Control Program in accordance with current standards and regulations. Directly responsible for policies, procedures and practices in the area of infection control. Serves as a resource to all departments and personnel; prepares and presents educational offerings for staff and as applicable. Consults with patients, patients’ families, and personnel regarding infection prevention and control issues and practices. Coordinates with the Clinical Quality Director to plan, organize, and lead the organization in quality improvement. Applies, teaches, and skillfully uses techniques for quality improvement, outcomes measurement, and statistical analysis. Assists with documentation and reporting; internally and externally, of improvement activities as appropriate. Provides leadership for implementing change; has the ability to analyze and present data findings/reports to hospital and medical staff committees as needed. Demonstrates problem solving, leadership, conflict management, and team building skills in order to ensure a productive work environment and achievement of goals. Ability to use independent judgement. Performs under minimal supervision with accountability for specific goals/objectives. Actively attends in-services and educational programs.

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