Full-Time Employee Health/Infection Control RN in Greenville at Shriners Hospitals for Children

Date Posted: 1/7/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    950 West Faris Road
    Greenville
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/7/2020

Job Description

Shriners Hospitals for Children ® -Greenville is looking for a full-time Employee Health/Infection Control Nurse. This position will oversee Infection Prevention and Employee Health programs and will insure all programs meet hospital needs and comply with policies, state and federal law, CMS/The Joint Commission standards. Duties include performing infection surveillance, prevention and enforcement including coordinating, planning, implementation and management of activities to reduce the risk of hospital acquired infections, promote the health and safety of employees, patients, families, volunteers and the public. The successful candidate will monitor the employee health program including screening applicants, educating staff, providing referrals as requested tracking employee health occurrences and work related injuries. Develops, reviews, and revises department policies and procedures, and job descriptions in compliance with regulatory and hospital standards. Coordinates annual flu immunizations and TB surveillance for volunteers and employees. Manages employee illness and injury activities and pre-employment/volunteer and student screenings. Demonstrates the ability to professionally interact and communicate appropriately with staff, patients, works with Environment of Care Committee to help prevent illnesses and injury within the hospital setting. Interacts and maintains relationship with Workers’ Compensation insurance carrier.

Reports to the Director of Human Resources with a “dotted line” reporting structure to the Director of Performance Improvement and Risk Management. Full range of benefits are effective date of hire.

Shriners Hospitals for Children ® - Greenville opened its doors in 1927 is part of a 21 hospital system with facilities throughout North America. We serve a pediatric population with orthopedic needs for a six states, including South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia and Alabama.


Shriners Hospitals for Children ® -Greenville, is a smoke & drug free, equal opportunity employer.

Job Requirements

Required:

Bachelor's degree in nursing

Active RN license in state of South Carolina

Critical-thinking skills

Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally, both written and verbal

Preferred:

Working knowledge of Joint Commission requirement highly preferred

1 year of infection control experience

1 year of employee health experience

1 year of teaching skills

Statistical analysis experience

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