Infection Prevention & Control (IPC)nurse, Munster
- Full time
- Job level
- Qualified (non-manager)
- 14 Oct 2020
- 11 Apr 2021
Cpl Healthcare are seeking suitable applications for an Infection Prevention & Control (IPC) nursing role for a Munster based nursing home group.
This is a new direction in nursing home care and will allow the successful candidate to pave the way for ensuring high standards of infection control within the home and support the development and implementation of the organisations infection prevention and control programme. Additionally, there is opportunity for career progression in such a large organisation.
The successful candidate will operate as a key resource to the Clinical Director and Director of Nursing. You will be required to travel between the group homes across Munster, therefore availability for travel and full driving license are required.
The post holder will provide support and specialist advice to all disciplines of staff, residents, patients, and members of the public regarding the prevention and control of infection. S/he will help to contain and reduce the incidence of infection across the organisation through risk assessment, surveillance, audit, intervention, education and the development of specialised protocols, policies, and guidelines.
There is an excellent salary base with this role reflective of the seniority of the role.
Qualifications & Essential Skills
- Candidates must be registered in the Register of General Nurses held by the NMBI.
- Ideally you will have both a recognised Infection Control qualification and relevant clinical experience.
- However, candidates with experience and/or qualification will also be considered on a case by case basis.
- Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.