Coord Infection Control

Position: Coord Infection Control

Job ID: 166766

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: Infection Control

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.

Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

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We are searching for a Coordinator - Infection Control — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will function as a consultant/adviser to all areas of the Hospital in the prevention and control of both community acquired and healthcare-associated infections. You’ll work with other ancillary departments in the Hospital to assist in the education of personnel, physicians, affiliated student populations and families of patients on issues involving patient care practices, JCAHO, CDC, TDH, OSHA, and other official agency requirements and employee health/safety.  Located at The Woodlands, TX.


Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption

  • Associate's Degree In Nursing required, or Bachelor's Degree In Nursing within a Scientific related field, or Master's Degree in a Scientific Clinical Field preferred.
  • RN License - Texas Board of Nursing Or CIC - Cert- Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. preferred
  • 3 years healthcare infection control experience


  • Collect data on the types and number of both community acquired and healthcare-associated infections (viral, bacterial, and fungal) on a routine basis
  • Utilize culture data obtained daily from the microbiology and virology laboratories, as well as isolation surveillance rounds, to make specific recommendations to nursing personnel, house staff, attending physicians
  • Administration of appropriate preventive measures to be taken when deemed necessary (to help detect and prevent potential outbreaks of specific organisms and infections in specific populations) and/or other changes in practice          
  • Attend the Infections Committee                                     
  • Provide the Infections Committee medical staff with information related to the types and rates of infections occurring in the Hospital                      
  • Review all Hospital policies and practices related to infection control on a yearly basis and advises the department management of the need for revisions, deletions, and additions when appropriate (as indicated when new guidelines, regulations, or information becomes available)
  • Attend educational programs on infection control and infectious disease issues to maintain a level of expertise due to new recommendations, new diseases, and resistant organisms

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