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infection control officer resume example with 17+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Experienced Director of Nursing with excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction. Recognized for reducing nursing staff turnover. Coordinates staff, develops and delivers training materials on infection control and medication administration, and controls operating budget. Certified in Infection Control and Sterile Processing and Distribution. Kind and personable professional with 19 years of experience in healthcare industry.

Skills
  • Bilingual ( English / Spanish)
  • Patient Safety
  • Quality Patient Care
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Staff Management
  • Goal Planning
  • Equipment and Instrument Sterilization
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Quality Improvement Activities
  • Policies Compliance Enforcement
Work History
08/2021 to Current INFECTION CONTROL OFFICER Francisan Health | Hobart, IN,
  • Maintained data, reporting and quality assurance standards throughout investigations.
  • Authored and presented final after-action reports to identify strengths and challenges as well as recommended corrective changes for future investigations.
  • Educated healthcare workers, patients and public about infectious and communicable disease transmission and prevention.
  • Collected and organized data for weekly case summaries.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
09/2016 to Current DIRECTOR oF NURSING / RISK MANAGER DESIGNEE UNDERWOOD SURGERY CENTER | City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with staff, management and external groups to coordinate patient care.
  • Established new policies and updated existing policies to improve standard of care for patients.
  • Developed positive employee relations, incentives and recognition programs to promote teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Identified department issues to recommend corrective actions.
  • Recruited, hired and trained all staff, providing direct supervision, ongoing staff development and continuing education to employees.
  • Ordered all pharmacy supplies and kept check on inventory levels.
  • Developed short-term goals and long-term strategic plans to improve risk control and mitigation.
  • Kept operations in compliance with state and federal regulations through regular safety inspections and hazards management strategies.
  • Advised senior managers on policy strategies for reducing liability and preventing losses.
09/2015 to Current CIRCULATING NURSE / oR CHARGE NURSE / COORDINATOR UNDERWOOD SURGERY CENTER | City, STATE,
  • Enforced nursing practice standards and recommended policies and procedures to boost medical care quality.
  • Onboarded new employees through orientation meetings and training sessions.
  • Evaluated and monitored care and services throughout shift to improve quality levels.
  • Developed and distributed nursing assignments.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
01/2014 to Current CIRCULATING oR NURSE / STERILE PROCESSING UNDERWOOD SURGERY CENTER | City, STATE,
  • Used aseptic techniques to maintain sterile fields and actively monitored situations to prevent breaches in aseptic techniques.
  • Positioned patients in operating rooms to prepare for surgical procedures, using supine, prone and sitting surgical positions.
  • Positioned operating room lights and laid out sterile instrument packs.
  • Managed patients recovering from surgical procedures.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to patients.
01/2004 to 09/2013 CIRCULATING NURSE/OPERATING ROOM REGISTERED NURSE HOSPITAL HERMANOS MELENDEZ | City, STATE,
  • Provided direct support to surgical team during procedures.
  • Collected, labeled and transported specimens and delivered to lab for testing.
  • Observed surgeon's body language, movements and demeanor during operations to anticipate needs.
  • Prepped operating rooms complying with environmental asepsis standards.
  • Collaborated with members of patients' healthcare team to deliver appropriate level of care.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Verified patient information to make licensed staff aware of relevant health factors.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Evaluated patient histories, complaints and current symptoms.
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety and rights of patient.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures.
  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Maintained highest levels of patient satisfaction.
Education
Expected in 05/2003 to to BACHELORS DEGREE iN NURSING SCIENCES | UNIVERSIDAD CENTRAL DE BAYAMON, BAYAMON , PR, GPA:

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School Attended

  • UNIVERSIDAD CENTRAL DE BAYAMON

Job Titles Held:

  • INFECTION CONTROL OFFICER
  • DIRECTOR oF NURSING / RISK MANAGER DESIGNEE
  • CIRCULATING NURSE / oR CHARGE NURSE / COORDINATOR
  • CIRCULATING oR NURSE / STERILE PROCESSING
  • CIRCULATING NURSE/OPERATING ROOM REGISTERED NURSE

Degrees

  • BACHELORS DEGREE iN NURSING SCIENCES

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