Austin Lakes Hospital, a 58-bed psychiatric acute care hospital located in beautiful and vibrant Austin, TX has a Infection Control Nurse, part-timeopportunity. Austin Lakes Hospital offers a continuum of psychiatric services for adults 18 and up with acute mental health needs in a confidential, caring environment that promotes crisis resolution, positive self-awareness, personal growth and problem solving skills. The cornerstone of our treatment rests on exceptional mental health services and clinical excellence. Our continuum of care includes inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services to stabilize symptoms of depression, anxiety and other behavioral health disorders. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.
Reports to Chief Nursing Officer.
Key responsibilities include:
Coordinate infection control, prevention, and surveillance programs as approved by the Infection Control Committee.
Works in conjunction with CNO, physicians and nurses to assure compliance with the Texas Department of State Health Services standards, OSHA requirements, JC standards.
Track employee illness for infection control purposes.
Assess patient care and need for consultation.
Assist HR Director with administration of the Occupational Health/Work Injury Program.
Monitor the Employee immunization program.
Provide wellness information / programs for employees.