Infection Control Specialist
The University of Maryland, School of Nursing is recruiting for an Infection Control Specialist
The selected candidate will review data to ensure proper health practices on campus. Other responsibilities include onsite fit testing and distributing personal protective equipment (PPE) to students and faculty and PPE inventory management and replenishment, Tthe Infection Control Specialist will work with UMSON Administrative Services to restock PPE supplies.
This a temporary, contractual position.
Develops student and faculty communications related to PPE, Covid-19 testing and SAFE symptom monitoring system.Confirms students and faculty have met required medical clearance for PPE fit testing.Schedules and coordinates fit testing for students and faculty for PPE.Distributes appropriate PPE to students and faculty on a continual basis.Tracks and monitors PPE supply. Develops purchase requests to order PPE in a timely manner.Systematically collects, analyzes, and interprets data in order to assure students have met required screenings and health practices to attend clinical and participate in in-person learning experiences.Identifies, investigates, reports, health-care associated infections among students and personnel through ongoing surveillance.Assists in evaluating program effectiveness to develop improved methods and implementationCollaborates with UMSON Assistant Directors of Clinical/Practicum Placement, UMB Environmental Health & Safety office and UMB Student Health.Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing or related healthcare field
Certification/Licensure: CIC Certification strongly preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of position requirements. Knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to work cooperatively with others and independently.
Job: CI Exempt or Non-Exempt Staff
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Nursing - Student Affairs
Job Posting: Mar 31, 2021
Unposting Date: Apr 21, 2021, 10:59:00 PM