Infection Control Co-ordinator at Netcare

  • Salary Rand 1000-2000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree
  • Number of vacancies 6 openings
  • Job experience 1 year
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

The role of the Infection Control Coordinator is to aid and assist hospital employees in the management of prevention, identification and control of infections in patients and staff. The incumbent will further be responsible to plan, develop and implement an infection control programme for the hospital using basic infection control standards.

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:

What you’ll do

•Aid and assist all hospital employees in managing the prevention, identification and control of infections in patients and staff
•Plan, develop and implement an infection control programme for the hospital using basic infection control standards
•Responsible to the hospital management for reporting on a regular basis all infections in the hospital
•Review of environmental hygiene, cleanliness, the care of linen and waste on a regular basis and document
results for discussion with hospital management.
•Notify the Department of Health timeously of diseases where applicable
•Ensure an environment safe from infection for all hospital staff
•Ensure the provision of protective clothing for all staff and members of the public when needed
•Supply appropriate and reliable disinfectants, sterilants and monitoring equipment and ensure that nursing and other staff understand the use of these items
•Ensure that there is a written quality insurance programme for infection control after a base line survey and that evaluation and remedial measure are in place

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Required Knowledge and Experience

We pride ourselves with having the best people, which are our most important assets. Our company has been recognized for having the highest ethics and strives for excellency through distinctly higher standards than the norm.

We therefore urge only candidates with these unique requirements and experience to apply for this stimulating position.

•Compliance with the SANC Scope of Practise for a Registered Nurse and all other applicable Health Care Legislation
-WORK EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE
•Intermediate computer proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite
•Previous exposure to financial budgeting

Mode of Application

How to apply: Interested and qualified? Netcare South Africa

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Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are requested to e-mail a detailed CV to nombeko.maphanga@netcare.co.za

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