Service Care Solutions Ltd

Infection Prevention Control Nurse

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Infection control nurse to work in Birmingham on a temporary agency contract within the NHS.



Full time Monday to Friday

Pay £29Ltd (paid weekly via an umbrella)

£150 New Nurse Sign up Bonus!!



  • To work within the Infection Prevention and Control Team providing specialist nursing input in the identification, prevention, monitoring/surveillance and control of infection within the Trust.

  • Act as a specialist adviser who selects and initiates appropriate actions to enable all grades and disciplines of staff to prevent and control infection.

  • Act as a specialist adviser and resource to all staff, clinical and non-clinical on issue relating to infection control.

  • Liaise with the Trust Infection Prevention and Control Doctor and HPA microbiologists and virologists on matters relating to infection prevention and control.

  • Visit wards and departments to manage alert organisms and implement the appropriate action.

  • Advise staff when patient isolation is necessary, ensuring the correct techniques are implemented and reviewed.

  • Work in conjunction with Ward Managers, Infection Prevention and Control Team and Bed/Service Managers regarding movement and isolation of patients with infection or infectious diseases.

  • The post holder will be expected to maintain professional development and demonstrate competence in line with the ICNA Professional Core Competencies for Infection Control Nurses.

  • The post holder will be expected to work closely with other infection control nurses and the Infection Prevention and Control Doctor (SLA Provider) to ensure their clinical competence is maintained through adequate and relevant clinical supervision.


Experience



  • Knowledge of Infection Prevention and Control experience of applying this within a healthcare environment.

  • Knowledge of physical health care

  • Recent experience in Infection Control in a healthcare setting.

  • Experience at ward/department management level.


If this role sounds of interest please send your CV to andrew.wiles@servicecare.org.uk or call Andrew on 01772 208953






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