Senior / Staff Nurse (Infection Control)*

Job ID:  213
Job Function:  Nursing
Institution:  Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

At JurongHealth Campus, we believe that our patients are the focus of our work and we render the best care and service to them. We are changing the face of public healthcare and carving out new paths to improve our processes and services. We value our team’s contributions and ensure that our staff are competitively rewarded and supported.

 

Join us, where we place the value of every staff member and the care of every patient at the centre of all we do.

 

The Opportunity:

 

We are looking for Senior / Staff Nurse (Infection Control) to join us to provide high quality patient care.

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

The incumbent shall be responsible for the facilitation, implementation and evaluation of hospital wide infection control program with the aim to provide a safe environment to prevent and control infection.

  • Assist and collaborate with Nurse Clinician (NC) or Senior Nurse Manager (SNM) to define and develop plans that enable full participation for the unit/ward level to meet Infection Control (IC) policies and guidelines.
  • Ensure staff practices in relation to hospital infection control protocols and to correct any non-conforming practices by reinforcing good clinical practices while on daily ward rounds.
  • Assist in investigating outbreaks of infection or any study identified by the IC Committee.
  • Identify systematic collection and recording of healthcare associated infections. 
  • Assist in management of all outbreaks involving hospital, campus and nation.
  • Work with NC in planning and evaluation of Infection Control (IC) audit and training programmes in the preparedness exercises for pandemic outbreak. 
  • Assist the IC team in sharing of research and projects on IC at conferences and seminars. Including publishing paper on infection control research and projects. 
  • Teach and orientate new nursing staff and other personnel assigned to the department. 
  • Evaluates effectiveness of patient education programme conducted by units/wards.

 

Job Requirements:

 

  • Diploma in Nursing or State Registered Nurse Certificate
  • Relevant Advanced Nursing Diploma or equivalent is preferred for candidate applying for the Senior Staff Nurse position.

 

About us:

 

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital (NTFGH) and Jurong Community Hospital (JCH), collectively known as JurongHealth Campus, are members of the National University Health System (NUHS).

 

We centre our culture and mission around our patients and design our processes to bring satisfaction to our patients and their caregivers. Our staff enjoy an open, collaborative and fun working atmosphere that enables each individual to perform and maximise potential. We take pride in treating our staff as one big JurongHealth Campus family, where everyone works together in a passionate and supportive environment.

 

If you believe in our purpose of delivering “Incredible Care & Health, Together”, reach out to us today.