Nurse Specialist for Infection Prevention & Control
Nurse Specialist for Infection Prevention & Control, Part Time
SALARY: $40.00 per hour
This is a part-time position in the City of New Haven Health Department that is responsible for providing guidance and coordination on infection prevention and control efforts to local partners. The nurse will work with high-risk and healthcare facilities within New Haven to develop and strengthen infection prevention and control policies and practices; and, will work to build local capacity by establishing a city-wide infection control committee/task force and will support the COVID-19 hotline.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS include:
Graduation from an accredited National League of Nursing (N.L.N.) program with a Bachelor of Science degree program in Nursing or, a diploma from a three-year hospital school of nursing, or an Associates’ Degree in nursing; 3 years of professional experience with knowledge of infection control practices preferred. The knowledge, skills and abilities as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge of infection prevention and control practices in care and community settings; Knowledge of functions and services of other community health agencies and resources; Ability to administer vaccines.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS, LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
Possession of a valid, current Registered Nurse license issued by the State of Connecticut. Valid current Connecticut driver’s license and access to personal transportation. May be required to travel in the New Haven area. Flexibility of schedule (position will include evenings/weekends/early morning hours). Completion of assigned Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology (APIC) training modules within 30 days of hire.
See job posting and description for all requirements.
INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY:
In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an application during the posting period via the online application portal.
2) Click on the “Employment Opportunities” link in the right margin (or found under “Expand Menu” if on a handheld device) and follow all instructions provided on that page. You will need a valid, working email address to apply.
Applications for this position only accepted online at https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/ .
If you experience technical difficulties in the online application process, please contact our office at 203-946-8252 or email NHJobs@newhavenct.gov.