Infection Control Nurse

  • 404771
  • Registered Nurse
  • November 09, 2018
  • 1275 York Avenue Department Of Radiology
  • New York, NY 10021
  • 7 D
  • November 27, 2018
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $1,472 - $1,623*
  • *Estimate of weekly payments is intended for informational purposes and includes hourly wages, as well as reimbursements for meal & incidental expenses and housing expenses incurred on behalf of the Company. Please speak with your Recruiter for additional details.

Job Description & Requirements

Infection Control Nurse

We are looking for an Infection Control RN to conduct regular and routine monitoring of nursing units to assess patients’ need for precautions against infectious diseases In this role you will: •Review daily admissions and transfers for infectious diagnosis •Review all positive cultures and other laboratory results to identify the need for precautions, interventions and follow-up •Investigate clusters of infectious disease to identify source of infections •Observe clinical practice of physicians, nurses and other staff to aide in the identification of outbreak causes •Identify potential staff training needs to ensure compliance and understanding of precautions and staff use of patient care equipment •Conduct routine environmental checks •Ensure new equipment meets standards for infection control Requirements include: •NYS RN license/registration •BSN required; MSN preferred •Infection Control certification preferred •Minimum of 5 years of clinical experience required with a minimum of 1 year of hospital epidemiology preferred

Required Qualifications

Requirements include: •NYS RN license/registration •BSN required; MSN preferred •Infection Control certification preferred •Minimum of 5 years of clinical experience required with a minimum of 1 year of hospital epidemiology preferred

Facility Location

From Times Square to Greenwich Village to the Upper East Side, “the city that never sleeps” is the top destination for healthcare professionals in search of non-stop action and rewarding assignments in the heart of the city. Whether strolling through Central Park, shopping on Fifth Avenue or watching a Broadway show, New York City offers unforgettable sights, sounds and experiences at every turn! If you want to enjoy a more relaxed pace, you can take an assignment on Long Island. Rich in history, graced with sweeping sandy beaches and natural beauty, yet within easy commute of the bright lights and big action of New York City, Long Island beckons with its rugged coastline, forests, historic sites and charming seaside villages.

Job Benefits

Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:

  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses

About the Company

Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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