Infection Control Nurse

Bring your excellent work ethic, attention to detail, and strong communication skills to this Infection Control Nurse opening at a well-respected acute care hospital in beautiful North East Oregon. You will play a central role in ensuring the safety of the hospital and community alike.

Take pride as the Infection Control Nurse for this nationally recognized and award winning, privately held, not-for-profit health system. The hospital is dedicated to providing quality healthcare services with a wide range of diagnostic, surgical and therapeutic outpatient services. They also operate numerous primary and speciality care clinics; from cardiology, neurology, and oncology, to sports medicine, and dermatology.

Reporting to the Director of Quality, Risk and Infection Control, and collaborating with clinical and administrative leaders, the Infection Control Nurse will play a pivotal role in keeping the Hospital patients and employees safe. They will provide a wide range of clinical and administrative support to leaders throughout the organization.

The Infection Control Nurse will enjoy contributing to this department that works closely with every facet of the medical center. Great interpersonal skills, strong critical thinking, and cutting-edge data analytics will help them keep the entire population of the hospital happy and safe.

The Infection Control Nurse will collaborate with the Infection Prevention Lead, other teams, and individuals to help create infection prevention strategies, provide feedback, and sustain infection prevention plans. They will assist with the development of policies and procedures to ensure rigorous infection control standards that meet DNV, OSHA, Public Health Department and CDC Standards. They will perform surveillance and data collection/analysis of the organization's infection-control program. They will provide their findings then help educate, direct, and coordinate current infection prevention practices to providers, clinic, and hospital Staff.

Situated in an economic, educational, recreational, and cultural hub of eastern Oregon, this area will provide the Infection Control Nurse with numerous opportunities to explore and grow. Not far from Idaho and Washington and surrounded by State and National Parks, this area is an outdoor lovers paradise. 

As a leader in the region, this hospital will allow the Infection Control Nurse ample room for growth. They are prepared to offer a competitive salary and comprehensive package of benefits.