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    Summary

    About the Position: This position is located at the US Army Medical Command-Western Region, Munson Army Health Center, Clinical Services, Quality Management, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

    This is a Direct Hire Solicitation.

    A Recruitment Bonus may be authorized.

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    Responsibilities

    • Perform work to plan, develop, implement and evaluate a comprehensive facility-wide Infection Prevention and Control program.
    • Conduct the routine surveillance for healthcare-associated infections and disease transmission within the facility and initiates any necessary special surveillance studies to determine the cause of outbreak situations.
    • Provide required Infection Prevention and Control Education to all personnel in the Medical Treatment Facility and other organizations on request to include contractors, volunteers, students, and housekeepers.
    • Receive, review, and investigate potential risk management issues/actions from all sections of the Medical Department Activity, which may represent high risk for patients, staff or visitors.
    • Serve as liaison for the medical claims judge advocate, for the collection of data and documents to prepare for adjudication of medical care claims.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 5% Business Travel Required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/522534200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.