Job Category: Medical/Healthcare/Pharma

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Job Summary

  • No. of Vacancy: N/A
  • Job Location: Southern Suburbs
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: R35000
  • Gender: Any
  • Age Limit: N/A
  • Experience: N/A
  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: May 15, 2019
  • Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2019

Job Description/Responsibility

  • •Aid and assist all hospital employees in managing the prevention, identification and control of infections in patients and staff, which includes active surveillance and management of alerts and isolates on software
    •Plan, develop and implement an infection control programme for the hospital using basic infection control standards
    •Ability to adapt working hours to suit operational requirements
    •Responsible to the hospital management for reporting on a regular basis all infections in the hospital
    •Review of environmental hygiene, cleanliness, the care of linen and waste on a regular basis and document results for discussion with hospital management.
    •Notify the Department of Health timeously of diseases where applicable
    •Ensure an environment safe from infection for all hospital staff
    •Organise regular infection control 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
    •Implement, when needed, isolation protocols that are effective and understandable to all hospital personnel
    •Maintain an up to date infection control file that is available and accessible to all nursing and house-keeping staff

Experience Requirements

  • N/A

Education Requirements

  • N/A

Skills Requirements

  • •Need to be registered with SANC as a Registered Nursing
    •Compliance with the SANC Scope of Practise for a Registered Nurse and all other applicable Health Care Legislation
    •Must have qualification in infection control (3 months or 6 months Certificate)
    •Previous Infection Prevention Practitioner experience is essential
    •Intermediate computer proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite


  • •Excellent remuneration package
  • •Great benefits such as Medical Aid, Pension Fund & 13th Cheque

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About the Company

Company Name: Mednurse Health Recruitment
Address: P.O. Box 8273 Roggebaai, Republic of South Africa, 8001, , SOUTH AFRICA

Company Profile: Mednurse is a professional and reliable recruitment service provider, bringing to you an array of health vacancies in South Africa and abroad. Whether you are a doctor, nurse, midwife or allied health professional, we specialise in nursing staffing for all areas of the healthcare sector. If you are a nurse, midwife, doctor or allied health professional, looking for a job, Mednurse is your answer. We supply nursing jobs in South Africa and abroad. Finding nursing jobs for registered nurses and health professionals for private hospitals is our specialty. Mednurse provides the best job opportunities that match your knowledge and skills. We are committed to bring to you the most lucrative job vacancies in the healthcare industry.

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