INFECTION PREVENTION & CONTROL CO-ORDINATOR
INFECTION PREVENTION & CONTROL CO-ORDINATOR – GATESVILLE, CAPE TOWN
In conjunction with our recruitment partner, we are calling on suitably qualified, professional candidates to apply for this exciting position that exists in Gatesville, Cape Town.
Candidates are invited to submit their applications to [email protected] as soon as possible.
Full time, Permanent Position
Current and Valid SANC Registration as Registered Nurse.
Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
Infection Prevention & Control Qualification.
Commitment to initiate and implement prevention and control improvement programmes.
Excellent interpersonal-; communication, organisational and problem-solving skills.
Fully Computer Literate (MS Office).
Leadership qualities and mentoring skills.
Comply with legislation and bylaws relating to the infection prevention- and control portfolio and waste management.
Membership of the antibiotic stewardship forum.
Review infection control practices in the hospital and simplify and streamline processes.
Assist in the compilation, implementation and compliance monitoring of IPC policies and work procedures.
Laboratory surveillance and identifying risks organisms.
Chair the Infection Control Committee meetings on a monthly basis.
Conduct and manage compliance of internal and external audits.
Investigation of (HAI) Healthcare Associated Infections.
Compile and implement disease outbreak interventions.
Reporting of notifiable diseases to relevant authorities.
Waste management operational functions.
Provide inhouse training needs in portfolio.
Non-response within 7-days of application indicates an unsuccessful application – Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.
APPLICANTS ARE REQUESTED TO SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:
A recent, updated, and detailed Curriculum Vitae – including; duties held at previous employers, reasons for leaving and a motivation or cover letter reiterating suitability for the position (Word Format preferred)
Copies of qualifications, commendations, awards, and written references.
Copy of relevant statutory body certificate or registration.
Three (3 x) Contactable References i.e. Line Manager, Human Resources Manager or Departmental Manager.