Infection Control Practitioner Resume Samples

An Infection Control Practitioner is responsible for disease prevention at hospitals and healthcare facilities. While the duties vary based on the size and scope of the facility, the following are certain core and common duties listed on the Infection Control Practitioner Resume – taking responsibility for the prevention, investigation, and monitoring and reporting of the spread of the disease; educating patients and the medical staff regarding infection control protocols and policies; using scientific research to recommend, implement and monitor the policies and procedures, conducting education sessions for the hospital employees; collecting and analyzing hospital records and lab reports, and making appropriate recommendations for action.

Those seeking this job role must be able to denote on the resume the following skills and abilities – knowledge and a good understanding of prevention and control of infectious disease outbreak typically in a hospital setting, strong communication and public speaking skills, and well-versed in all areas of public health. Those seeking to hire for this role, normally search for those with a license and a degree in nursing.

 

Infection Control Practitioner Resume example

Infection Control Practitioner Resume

Headline : A sincere, loyal, and dedicated individual who has a great deal of ambition, and have extensive experience in the healthcare industry. I have many years of know-how with Infection Prevention and Control, as well as voluminous knowledge in adult and pediatric education. I am seeking a position where I can develop and excel while giving my best to an employer.

Skills : Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Basic Life Support.

Description :

    1. Directed the managerial functions of planning, organizing, coordinating, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the Infection Control Program.
    2. Granted authority from the Medical Staff and Governing Body to take necessary steps to prevent and/or control the acquisition and transmission of infectious agents in the patient, staff and visitor populations.
    3. Responsible for the surveillance, analysis and reporting of hospital acquired infections.
    4. Educated employees about infections and infection control.
    5. Developed of organizational infection control standards that meet state and federal regulatory and accrediting bodies, CDC, OSHA and APIC guidelines.
    6. Communicated all reportable communicable disease conditions to the state health department using mandated reporting process including completion of mandated report forms.
    7. Developed hospital infection control and employee health policies consistent with applicable infection control guidelines and standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Infection Control Practitioner Resume

Objective : Met routinely to discuss measures to review and reduce hospital-acquired infections, as well as discuss current Infection Control and Prevention topics in the Pediatric hospital, Reviewing all organizational cleaning policies.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Research, Paragon, McKesson System, IMed System. Team Player, Good Communication, Education .

Description :

    1. Reported all diseases that are required to be reported to appropriate Health Department officials. The administrator, Medical Director and DON are to be notified.
    2. Carried out surveillance to monitor the facility rates of Nosocomial infection, risk factors, and, as needed, and analysis that relates to infection prevention and control.
    3. Conducted rounds throughout the facility to assure compliance with state and federal guidelines.
    4. Coordinated and implemented educational activities of an Infection Control Program.
    5. Ensured that the Infection Control Programs educational initiatives are applicable to the patient population, the number of employees, and clinical focus.
    6. Acted as a consultant and educator in infection control for all the hospital departments.
    7. Identified and applied problem-solving techniques.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Junior
              Education
              Education
              GED


              Infection Control Practitioner Resume

              Objective : A dedicated Infection Control Practitioner professional, benefiting from experience working effectively as part of multi-disciplinary teams. Resourceful and responsive to change while achieving collective objectives in the care and development of patient and family wellness. Record of managing busy caseloads, promoting services, increasing personal and professional standards.

              Skills : Microsoft Office, EMR, Management, Case Management.

              Description :

                1. Responsible for providing key surveillance data to the Infection Control Committee and public health agencies.
                2. Focused on identifying, characterizing, and communicating critical data for communicable disease prevention and control, as well as supports the infection control program through assistance with consultations, training and auditing of clinical practices.
                3. Conducted in-depth electronic laboratory test result reports and electronic chart review of patients to determine sources of infection, risk factors and isolation needs to be communicated to and implemented by the healthcare staff.
                4. Applied complex case-definition surveillance algorithms to classify and categorize health care associated infections, specifically monitoring MRSA surveillance, ventilator associated pneumonia, Clostridium difficile, central line associated bloodstream infection rates in the ICU, and Acinetobacter surveillance house wide.
                5. Maintained documentation in a computerized database using Microsoft Excel and Access, and reviews highly significant findings with VP Quality/Risk Management.
                6. Performs focused electronic chart audits or selected clinical practices for performance improvement and educational opportunities.
                7. Consulted with staff to provide feedback and background information on a specific infection, mode of transmission, and hazards involved in the care of the patient.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Junior
              Education
              Education
              MS

              Infection Control Practitioner Resume

              Objective : Infection Control Practitioner position in a diverse University setting which allows for opportunities to lead and motivate students, implement community wellness and awareness, and to educate staff, students, and the members of the community we serve.

              Skills : Excel, Word, PPT.

              Description :

                1. Interpreted patient laboratory results in conjunction with Infectious Disease Physicians to place patients on isolation precautions.
                2. Informed and educated hospital personnel on Infection Control guidelines.
                3. Reduced deficiencies during triennial JCAHO Survey.
                4. Provided mandatory monthly Infection Control Updates to physician staff.
                5. Assisted nursing personnel with instituting isolation of patients in Isolation Rooms.
                6. Consulted with Bio-Medical and engineering employees on maintaining proper air-exchanges inpatient isolation rooms.
                7. Consulted with Environmental employees on proper cleaning methods.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              MS

              Infection Control Practitioner Resume

              Summary : Highly skilled career professional with more than 30 years of practical experience in hospital, home infusion, and primary care environments Established clinician in the area of Vascular Access and Infusion Therapy for more than 20 years including acute care, home infusion, education, and central access device placement Developed and presented numerous vascular access education programs at the local and national level Nationally certified in Infusion Nursing and Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Catheter (PICC) insertion training.

              Skills : Planning Skills, Multitasking.

              Description :

                1. Performed Aphaeresis Procedures of Stem Cell Collections, White Blood Cell collections and reductions, Red Blood Cell exchanges, Therapeutic Plasma exchange, and Platelet collections.
                2. Wrote and updated Vascular Access Policies and Procedures.
                3. Implemented up to date Infection Control Standards and Procedures.
                4. Consulted with Microbiology and Immunology Laboratories to identify community and healthcare-acquired (Nosocomial) infections, as well as the occurrence of other epidemiologically significant diseases or organisms.
                5. Reported communicable diseases to the city, county, and state health departments and provides follow-up information.
                6. Conducted new hires and nursing orientation.
                7. Conducted in-services and education to hospital medical staff.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              10+ Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Senior
              Education
              Education
              GED

              Infection Control Practitioner Resume

              Summary : Combined Infection Control Practitioner experience: Fifteen years civilian and ten years USAF military service. Over twelve years as an acute care RN in both adult and pediatric populations. Middle manager/supervisory role for four years in the USAF. Approximately five years in Infection Control and Prevention.

              Skills : MS Office, Controlling Skills, Multitasking.

              Description :

                1. Responsible for the management of the Pediatric Infection Control program at Methodist Children's Hospital.
                2. Collected, collated, and classified epidemiological and quality improvement data required by the program to reduce risks, infections and improve patient care practices.
                3. Reported data in a systematic fashion.
                4. Served as a consultant to hospital personnel and medical staff.
                5. Conducted orientation and in-service education.
                6. Independently responsible for the management of the Pediatric Infection Control Program.
                7. Quality Director met with the hospital IPs weekly for direction and oversight, with direct reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              10+ Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Senior
              Education
              Education
              MS

              Infection Control Practitioner Resume

              Objective : Dedicated and self-motivated team player who is service-oriented, possesses multitasking abilities and driven to accomplish goals and objectives; learns and adapts to new tasks quickly and easily and incorporates them into daily tasks; dedicated to enhancing customer and employer's satisfaction.

              Skills : Leadership, MS office, Administrative Skills.

              Description :

                1. Participated in Joint Commission (JCAHO) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) surveys leading to successful accreditation.
                2. Collected and applied suggestions enabling the formulation of a conducive work environment and reducing the risk of infectious disease spreading to staff and patients.
                3. Participated with leadership, administration, and physician committee chair in an Infection Control Committee.
                4. Presented monthly data to infection control committee and established goals for improvement in various areas of the hospital.
                5. Performed monthly environment of care and safety audits, reportable to administration.
                6. Identified areas needed for improvement and reported to the Environment of Care and Quality Directors for follow up.
                7. Worked with facility leadership committee and laboratory services on hospital policies to further protect the health of staff, patients, and visitors.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              Diploma

              Infection Control Practitioner Resume

              Objective : Infection Control Practitioner with 3 years of experience in Coordinating and implementing educational activities of an Infection Control Program, and also Ensuring that the Infection Control Programs educational initiatives are applicable to the patient population, number of employees, and clinical focus.

              Skills : Planning Skills, Multitasking, Infection Control Skills.

              Description :

                1. Program planned and policy development, performance measure development, and evaluation.
                2. Developed, planned, and implemented infection control and surveillance measures for Labor and Delivery, and Inpatient Oncology.
                3. Continuously evaluate all policies, procedures, and practices relating to infection control within the institution to assure optimum protection for all patients, visitors, and employees.
                4. Utilized an advanced knowledge of epidemiology, infectious diseases, sterilization, sanitation and disinfection practices, modes of disease transmission, and specific principles of infection control and prevention at the hospital.
                5. Educated staff on policies as well as ways to help them protect themselves from acquiring and spreading infectious diseases (i.e influenza, multi-drug resistant organisms, and so on).
                6. Helped reduce the overall numbers of infectious diseases when compared to years past.
                7. Closed collaboration with the only Pediatric ID physician in the system.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              GED

              Infection Control Practitioner Resume

              Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Infection Control Practitioner professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

              Skills : Proficient In Office, NHSN Entry, EPIC Electronic Medical Record.

              Description :

                1. Responsible for evidenced-based guideline initiatives, products, and practice, abstracting and analyzing data chart reviews, writing policies, research, and education on new products, decreasing costs, and reporting communicable diseases to the Department of Health & NHSN.
                2. Conducted outbreak investigations, implemented special projects and research, and served on multiple committees.
                3. Drove outreach activities surrounding long-term care, Department of Health, other health care facilities.
                4. Monitor MDRO's (multi-drug resistant organisms) and implements effective infection control strategies.
                5. Reported communicable and other reportable diseases to WSLH.
                6. Conducted regular rounds in hospital departments for discussing, monitoring, and following practices related to infection control with staff.
                7. Ensured availability of supplies and place needed for isolation requirements.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Junior
                  Education
                  Education
                  Diploma

                  Infection Control Practitioner Resume

                  Objective : Prescribing or administering treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury and refers to outside specialists and/or practitioners as appropriate.

                  Skills : Controlling Skills, Multitasking, Developing Skills.

                  Description :

                    1. Conducted daily surveillance rounds.
                    2. Managed Infection Prevention and Control activities.
                    3. Enforced the Infection Prevention and Control program policies.
                    4. Revised and developed Infection Control policies and procedures.
                    5. Reported Hospital surveillance data to NHSN.
                    6. Conducted hospital surveillance.
                    7. Helped Develop education materials for hospital staff and medical staff.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Junior
                  Education
                  Education
                  GED