Infection Control & Prevention Lead Nurse

A new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Infection Control & Prevention Lead Nurse to work in an amazing hospital based in the Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire area.

As a Nurse you will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This hospital is one of the leading private hospitals and is equipped with the latest medical facilities for diagnosis and treatment, and has very high quality clinical standards including effective infection prevention measures

As a Nurse your key responsibilities include:

  • Reporting to the Head of Clinical Services, you will be responsible for the co-ordination and development of a quality infection prevention and control service providing leadership, support and guidance to all staff

  • The post holder will demonstrate a high level of autonomy to challenge inappropriate practice and must demonstrate clinical decision-making to assist in containing and reducing the incidence of infection through risk assessment, surveillance, audit, intervention and education

  • Responsible for providing advice to patients, visitors and staff across the organisation, this will include the provision of education and training to all grades of staff, and empowering staff to facilitate the prevention and control of infection

  • Writing the annual infection control plan

  • Overseeing the Local Infection Prevention and Control Sub-Committee

  • Completing Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for hip, knee & cluster infections

  • Overseeing the Surgical Site Infection 30-day surveillance process

  • Maintaining data spreadsheet

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • Familiarity with NICE guidelines on clinical pre-assessment

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Infection Control Nursing or equivalent or have achieved IPS infection control competencies

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Infection Control Nursing or equivalent or have achieved IPS infection control competencies - desirable

The successful Nurse will receive an excellent salary up to £36,500 per annum.

This exciting position is a Part Time role working up to 22.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Attractive enhancement rates between 30% - 100% for evenings, weekends and bank holidays available to permanent and bank

  • 25 days' annual leave plus the opportunity to buy/sell more

  • Flexible shift options

  • Private Healthcare and Life Assurance

  • Free onsite parking and a subsidised staff restaurant

  • Free uniform

  • Access to our employee Discount Programme

  • Wellbeing centre and access to 24/7 employee assistance line for free advice

  • Free DBS checking

  • Long service, Employee recognition and appreciation awards

  • Access to development opportunities and career pathways supported by structured learning curriculums

To be considered for this position you must be qualified as an RGN Nurse with a valid NMC Pin

Reference ID: 4856

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV

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