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Infection Control Nurse (RN)

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Newark
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Newark, NJDescription: Judge Group is looking for an Infection Control RN in Newark, New Jersey!

Responsibilities:
  • Following assessment of the institution develops an Infection Control Program appropriate to the institution and its needs.
  • Serve as member of the CQI and MAC Committee and provides information to team.
  • Serve as member of the Institutional Safety Committee.
  • Serve as a member of the Regional Infection Control Committee. Attends quarterly meetings and reports pertinent information at monthly unit staff meetings.
  • Attend monthly staff meetings.
  • Update site-specific infection control policies, procedures and educational material.
  • Monitor compliance with infection control policies and procedures, i.e., management of contaminated needles, syringes, razors, dressings, blood spills, etc.
  • Monitor compliance with all Infection Control related medications and therapies. Reports findings at CQI meeting.
  • Conduct on-going surveillance programs that note and correct any practices that are not conducive to the control of infection and communicable diseases.Specific Programs:The ICN directs the facility surveillance program in full compliance with guidelines promulgated in the Infection Control Manual for the following:
    • Tuberculosis Surveillance
    • Skin and Integument
    • Air-Borne Infections
    • Blood Borne PathogensMinimum Work Experience
      • At least one year of RN experience.
      • Previous correctional health care environment (preferred).
      • Previous Infection Control experience preferred. Required Skills
        • Excellent critical thinking and assessment skills.
        • Ability to make decisions independently.
        • Assertive, empathetic and able to provide care objectively.
        • Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills.
        • Basic computer skills: Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel.
        • Experience in working with Electronic Health Records.
        • Maintains an active Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
        • New Jersey RN licenseIf you are interested, please send your resume to Brittany at bkirking@judge.com
          Contact:This job and many more are available through The Judge Group. Find us on the web at

Keywords: The Judge Group, Newark , Infection Control Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Newark, New Jersey

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