The Infection Control Nurse is responsible for the development and implementation of an infection control program to include the surveillance, prevention and control of infection and to reduce the risks of acquiring and transmitting infection among patients and employees. The infection control nurse functions in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of the facility and Standards of Practice of the Center for Disease Control.
RN with ICP experience. APIC/CIC certification is a plus. RN must be able to meet all of the IC Joint Commission standards, be an integral member of the Antibiotic Stewardship program, be detailed oriented using analytics to address hospital acquired and community acquired infections, understand the process of surveillance and environment of care interaction, be responsive to the Medical Team and Nursing Service when infections present and lastly, be organized and thorough in the preparation of ICP monthly reports, quarterly MEC reports and Board Reports. The ICP will also act as the main contact between Central District Health and the facility and address all required follow-up requests.
Intermountain Hospital is a 155-bed inpatient psychiatric and substance use disorder treatment hospital located in Boise, Idaho near the foothills of Idaho's dramatic Sawtooth Mountains. The hospital is located on a spacious 10-acre, park-like campus located in central Boise. Intermountain Hospital has been providing quality psychiatric and chemical dependency services to Idaho's Treasure Valley and the western US since 1980.
At Intermountain Hospital we are positively changing lives - lives that are affected by mental and emotional stress or chemical dependency. It is our philosophy that nobody needs to cope alone. We provide a safe and secure environment for addressing the pressing problems that can dominate those lives in our care.
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