Infection Prevention Control & SHEQ Manager (Hospital Group) – Randfontein, Gauteng 223 views

Job Overview

Requirements:

  • A relevant nursing qualification (B Cur degree / or relevant management qualification)
  • Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse
  • Compliance with the SANC code for registered Nurse and all applicable health care legislations
  • Qualification/experience in relevant Infection Prevention and OHS courses
  • Compulsory BLS certification
  • An Intermediate level of computer proficiency
  • Ensure clinical expertise within your specialty
  • Advanced computer literacy

 

The main purpose of this position:

 

The role of the Infection Prevention Control Manager is to aid and assist hospital employees in the management of prevention, identification and control of infections in patients and employees

 

The IPC will further be responsible to plan, develop and implement and infection control programme for the hospital using infection control standards and international best practice

 

The role of the SHEQ Manager to ensure the work environment is safe and that employee safety and health is a priority

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  • Aid and assist all hospital employees in managing the prevention, identification and control of infections in patients and employees
  • Plan, develop and implement an infection control programme in keeping with the updated infection control standards
  • Review of environmental hygiene and waste management on a regular basis and document results for discussion with the hospital management team
  • Notify the Department of Health timeously of diseases, where applicable
  • Organise regular infection control and health and safety committee meetings and document the proceedings
  • Plan and implement the procedure used to identify and investigate an outbreak of infection (either community or hospital acquired) using accepted infection control standards personnel
  • Maintain an up to date infection control file that is available and accessible to all nursing house-keeping staff
  • maintain written and acceptable protocols for infectious diseases including VHF, SARS, Meningitis in accordance with CDC guidelines
  • Movement, when needed, isolation protocols that are effective and understandable to all hospital
  • Ensure that the OHS ACT is compiled to
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