Rockefeller University Infection Control Coordinator, (17.5 hrs/week) in New York, New York
Job Title Infection Control Coordinator, (17.5 hrs/week)
Laboratory / Department Hospital
The Rockefeller University Hospital is funded by the National Institutes of Health and has 20 patient beds for clinical research. The Hospital provides researchers with an opportunity to conduct clinical studies, and offers both normal volunteers and people with diseases under study the opportunity to stay in the hospital and help to contribute to important advances in science. The Hospital has an inpatient unit as well as an outpatient center where prospective patients are screened and many outpatient studies are conducted. The Hospital is staffed 24 hours a day with professional nurses and has nutritional research, social work, art and recreation departments, and a radiology suite as well as its own research pharmacy. Our staff hospitalist and on-call physicians provide additional medical support to the clinical research teams. For more information, please see the hospital web site at: http://www.rucares.org/
The Infection Control Coordinator will be responsible for the development, coordination, and oversight of an effective hospital-wide program for surveillance prevention and control of infections. The Infection Control Coordinator will work across hospital departments to develop infection control policies and practices; develop, review, and update policies and procedures related to infection prevention and control; and develop, coordinate and present infection prevention education programs to hospital staff and patients.
Bachelor's degree in science required; educational emphasis in nursing or other clinical fields preferred. Must be certified in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC). Must have robust data analysis and computer skills and strong communication and interpersonal skills.
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans