An exciting opportunity has just
become available for the Infection Prevention Nurse in the greater
Houston area! A strong nurse leader with infection
prevention/control experience will be welcomed into the
This 300+ bed short term acute care facility is a part of a
larger healthcare system in the State of Texas, and offers a range
of services including a 24-hour emergency department, inpatient and
outpatient surgical services, diagnostic imaging and radiology,
advanced cardiovascular care, wound care services, as well as
intensive care. This facility is a designated Trauma Center and is
accredited by the DNV. Additionally, this hospital is a recognized
teaching facility and is affiliated with a local university.
The Infection Prevention Nurse will work closely with the
Director of Quality and the Senior Director of Infection Control in
order to develop, implement, and manage the Infection Prevention
and Control program for the entire facility. The Infection
Prevention RN will monitor and assist staff with infection control
policies and procedures, provide ongoing education, and will
on-board new staff to current infection prevention practices. The
Infection Prevention Nurse will be responsible for reviewing
quality control measures and risk management data, as well as
ensuring survey readiness, and gathering and reporting data to the
Infection Prevention Committee.
This facility is seeking an experienced Infection Prevention
nurse leader with his/her BSN, as well as CIC Certification
(Certification in Infection Prevention and Control). Clinical
management experience is also preferred.
The Infection Prevention Nurse will find plenty to do in their
off-time in the greater Houston area. The kids will love the Space
Center, the zoo, and museums; and for the parents, there are a
plethora of great restaurants, walking tours, and breweries to
enjoy. Houston is becoming more well-known as a great place to
live, work, and play.
The Infection Prevention Nurse will be offered a desirable
salary in addition to a comprehensive employee benefits package.
This wonderful opportunity will offer room for career growth as
well as upward progression to the experienced nurse leader.