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INFECTION CONTROL NURSE in Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Experience: 2 - 8 yrs.
Education:Basic - Bachelor of Science
Nationality: Any Arabic National, Any GCC National
Industry Type: Medical / Healthcare / Diagnostics / Medical Devices
Other Benefits:Medical Insurance, Annual Leaves
Functional Area:Doctor / Nurse / Paramedics / Hospital Technicians / Medical Research Jun 3, 2018

Job Description

Main responsibility of infection control nurse :

The primary duty of infection control nurses is to prevent the spread of infectious agents. In order to do this, these nurses will often need to educate other medical professionals and civilians on infection prevention techniques. This may include informing others about how certain infectious agent spread, along with how to protect themselves and others from contamination.

In the event of a possible widespread contamination, an infection control nurse will often need to take steps to contain the infection. To do this, they may need to isolate infected individuals so they do not come in contact with healthy individuals. In some cases, infection control nurses may also be responsible for informing government agencies, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), of outbreaks and collaborate with these agencies to bring outbreaks under control.

Desired Candidate Profile

1. Valid HAAD License evaluated as Registered Nurse or any UAE medical license

3. Arabic National is preferred

4. CIC CIBC certified RN is a must . (The CIC® credential is awarded by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC)

5. Two years’ experience as infection control

5.Certfied OSH practitioner is highly preferred

6. JCIA experience is a plus

Keyword: * CIC CIBC certified * Licensed nurse in the UAE
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