Infection Prevention and Control Specialist
Company Name: Mediclinic
Job Category: Risk Management
Job Location: Western Cape
Job Reference: 170315-15
Registered as a Professional Nurse with SANC with at least 5 years’ experience in the healthcare industry. A formal qualification or experience in infection prevention and control and preferably in a specialised unit. Proven experience and competence in the implementation of an infection prevention and control programme and root cause analysis of healthcare associated infections and adverse events. Intermediate computer literacy and familiarity with MS Office suites. The ability to work independently and make decisions based on risk assessments. A strong preference for teamwork and collaborate with various stakeholders within the company to address infection prevention and control concerns. The ability to analyse relevant data and make rational judgements from information and analysis. A strong focus on customer centric principles and values. The ability to follow and comply but also recommend improvements to relevant policies and procedures A strong preference for influencing and persuading clinical leaders at all levels of the organisation regarding infection prevention and control related matters.