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Assistant Nurse Clinician (Infection Control)* Singapore


NUHS Singapore Singapore

2 months ago


The job-holder assesses, implements and evaluates infection control practices by nursing staff. The job-holder is responsible for staff education and competency in infection control.

Job Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:

- Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates infection control practices of nursing staff, doctors and all healthcare workers in AH

- Conducts teaching for nursing, paramedical and medical staffs and students in infection control practices and guidelines

- Coordinates and collaborates with other healthcare team members and service providers on infection control practices and guidelines

- Participates and assist with audits on infection control practices

- Reviews and develops infection control policies and procedures in consultation with nurse managers, doctors and Infection Prevention Committee

- Compiles information on epidemiological organism and nosocomial infection data and assist with the initiation of actions where necessary

- Carries... out investigations, conducts follow-ups during major outbreaks in the unit and / or hospital

- Plans, implements and evaluates in service talks and training courses / activities based on infection control policies

- Ensures patient care delivery follows established standards of care and infection control policies

- Applies understanding of prevention of medico-legal issues in relation to patient care

- Assist to prepare reports on infections and other related statistics required by AH, Medical Affairs (Quality Assurance) and / or MOH, and other departments upon requests

Secondary Responsibilities:

- Acts as a resource person t- nursing, medical, paramedics and administrative staff on issues relating to outbreaks and infection control issues. Reports to relevant hospital / medical administrators when required

- Updates and maintains relevant infection control statistics

- Participates / leads in quality improvement / research projects

- Participates / leads in unit-based infection control team

- Follows up with accidental sharps / mucus membrane exposures to blood and body fluids

- Informs and notifies wards and relevant staff / or government authority of patients with communicable disease

- Assists in arranging prompt isolation of infected patients in co-operation with nursing managers / nursing staff

- Participates / conducts orientation programs for nursing staff and students

- Assumes additional responsibilities or tasks as assigned by the Nurse Clinician, Deputy/Assistant Director (Nursing) and Chief Nurse


- Registered Nurse with at least 7 years of post-registration clinical experience, of which 2 years must be as Senior Staff Nurse I

- Diploma in Nursing with relevant post-basic advanced certification and Degree in Nursing from recognized training institution as approved by Singapore Nursing Board, and certification / prior working experience for a year in infection control.

- Technically skilled, competent and able to work independently

- Good interpersonal and communication skills

- Computer literacy skills –MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint

If the role sounds interesting to you, please contact ‘[email protected]’ to understand more on the role. Please indicate the position that you are interested in the subject heading

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