North Vista is a close-knit, 177-bed facility in North Las Vegas. We strive to give quality medical care to the North Las Vegas community and all other visitors.
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Supervises, assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates the hospital surveillance, prevention/control of infection management.
Assists with policy and procedure development and implementation while maintaining CDC, OSHA, TJC or AOA HFAP/DHS/CMS and other regulatory agency directives.
Acts as a primary education consultant to hospital employees, physicians, patients, volunteers, and visitors in safe Infection Control/Prevention practices.
Coordinates all hospital infection control activities and interventions with the Pharmacy, Therapeutics, Nutrition, and Infection Control (PTNIC) Committee, Medical Staff, and hospital employees.
Responds to potential exposures by communicating with patients, physicians, employees, and regulatory agencies.
Supervises the Employee Health Nurse and assists in coordinating the hospital employee health and workman’s comp program.
Performs safety rounds of the physical plant to ensure basic Infection Control/Prevention and safety practices are adhered to in all hospital departments in order to maintain a safe environment for patients, physicians, volunteers, visitors and hospital employees.
Graduate from an accredited school with a Bachelor’s degree in nursing, epidemiology, microbiology, public health or other life science related field. Masters degree preferred.
Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in acute care setting with at least one (1) year in infection control or employee health, required.
Current BLS (AHA or ARC) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
APIC membership or other Infection Prevention Organization required upon acceptance.
Successful completion of formal APIC courses in Infection Control desirable
Behavioral Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually.
North Vista Hospital is a 177-bed community hospital that has been serving North Las Vegas and the greater Las Vegas Valley since 1959. North Vista is equipped with the most advanced medical technology, with features that include electronic health records, and wireless Internet access. The hospital’s experienced team of doctors and nurses work together to provide expert care and the best possible patient experience.