Infection Prevention Control & SHEQ Manager (Hospital Group) – Randfontein, Gauteng

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Job Description


A relevant nursing qualification (B Cur degree / or relevant management qualification)
Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse
Compliance with the SANC code for registered Nurse and all applicable health care legislations
Qualification/experience in relevant Infection Prevention and OHS courses
Compulsory BLS certification
An Intermediate level of computer proficiency
Ensure clinical expertise within your specialty
Advanced computer literacy

Duties & Responsibilities:

Aid and assist all hospital employees in managing the prevention, identification and control of infections in patients and employees
Plan, develop and implement an infection control programme in keeping with the updated infection control standards
Review of environmental hygiene and waste management on a regular basis and document results for discussion with the hospital management team
Notify the Department of Health timeously of diseases, where applicable
Organise regular infection control and health and safety committee meetings and document the proceedings
Plan and implement the procedure used to identify and investigate an outbreak of infection (either community or hospital acquired) using accepted infection control standards personnel
Maintain an up to date infection control file that is available and accessible to all nursing house-keeping staff
maintain written and acceptable protocols for infectious diseases including VHF, SARS, Meningitis in accordance with CDC guidelines
Movement, when needed, isolation protocols that are effective and understandable to all hospital
Ensure that the OHS ACT is compiled to