Category: Registered Nurse/ Nurse Leadership Schedule: Part-time
Facility: Nashoba Valley Medical Center Shift: Day shift
Department: NVS QUALITY AND SAFETY Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm
Req Number: 39854 Union: Yes
Job Details:

Job Summary:  The Infection Control Practitioner is a qualified individual with knowledge of CDC guidelines and definitions of nosocomial infections, JCAHO standards, federal and state regulations.  She/He is responsible for the identification, investigation, reporting, prevention and control of nosocomial infections among residents and personnel.  By authority of the Infection Control Committee, she/he may institute collection of cultures and initiate appropriate isolation precautions.  Responsible for assisting with inservice programs related to infection prevention and control. 

Job Requirements:

·          Current Massachusetts RN licensure

·          Minimum 5 years experience in a supervisory position in a hospital or five years in infection control.

·          Member of the Association of Practitioners of Infection Control and Epidemiology.

·          Working knowledge of microbiology, epidemiology, infectious diseases, aseptic techniques and current practices.


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