Daniels Memorial Healthcare Center Scobey, MT, USA
Responsible for assuring that the Infection Control program meets appropriate Federal, state and local regulations. Effectively communicates to appropriate committees. Provides resources and support to department managers and Medical Staff for the planning, development, and implementation of the functions of Infection Control. Responsible for facility-wide education and New Employee Orientation for Infection Control and Employee Health. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – INFECTION CONTROL: 1. Performs ongoing surveillance for identification of infection control data and nosocomial identification for all entities of the facility, including the Critical Access Hospital and Nursing Home. Conducts initial investigation of clusters of infections above the benchmark. 2. Assures timely reporting to the Daniels County Health Department of all “reportable” diseases. 3. Makes routine and random rounds to all patient care areas and various...