An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Infection Prevention and Control Surveillance and Audit Nurse to work as a member of the Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Team in the delivery of the planned programme for prevention and control of infection across NHS Fife as well as continuing to respond to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
You will have a defined area of responsibility for Healthcare Associated Infection Surveillance as part of the wider IPC work programme and will be expected to develop specialist knowledge in surveillance, supported through a post graduate module and effective working relationships with the relevant clinical teams.
You must be an Adult Registered Nurse, with current NMC Registration, educated to degree level and have knowledge of infection control surveillance through completion or be willing to work towards completion of postgraduate modules such as Infection Control Surveillance. Sound knowledge base and understanding of specialty essential including a working knowledge of audit, data collection & analysis, Quality Improvement and excellent IT skills including MS Office packages e.g. Microsoft Excel.
One of the main qualities for this post is the ability to work as part of a team in a challenging health care setting. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential. You should also be able to demonstrate continuing professional development.
You will be based at Whyetmans Brae Hospital Kirkcaldy, but will be required to travel between NHS Fife sites as part of this role. This is a permanent post, 18.75 hours worked over 3 days, Monday to Friday.
Informal Enquiries to Julia Cook Infection Control Manager on 01592 643355 ext 21441.
A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.
NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK) or Irish National, you are required to confirm your right to work in your application.