Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women & Children is Hawai'i’s only maternity, newborn and pediatric specialty hospital. It is well recognized as Hawai'i’s leader in the care of women, infants and children. With 243 beds, the not-for-profit hospital delivers 6,000 babies a year, and is also a medical teaching and research facility. Specialty services for patients throughout Hawai'i and the Pacific Region include intensive care for infants and children, 24-hour emergency pediatric and adult care, critical care air transport and high-risk perinatal care. Over 1,500 employees and more than 630 physicians provide specialty care at Kapi'olani. The hospital is home to the Kapi'olani Women’s Center and the Women’s Cancer Center, and offers numerous community programs and services, such as specialty pediatric clinics, the Kapi'olani Child Protection Center and the Sex Abuse Treatment Center.
The Infection Control staff provides infection control oversight throughout the hospital in order to ensure a safe care environment. These dedicated professionals identify, investigate and record data concerning nosocomial or hospital-acquired infections. They perform quality improvement studies to identify and implement action plans to improve the prevention of nosocomial infections, as well as plan and measure unit rotation to meet The Joint Commission, State and Federal regulations as directed by the Infection Control Committee.
If you have meticulous, highly organized and rigorous work skills, you could help the Infection Control department maintain Kapi‘olani’s network of hospitals and clinics the safest, most secure health care environments possible. As the Infection Control Coordinator, will ensure that the department’s work to keep nosocomial infection under control. We are looking for someone with a singular commitment to quality control and accurate data collection, willingness to work with others in a team-oriented atmosphere and a commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Nursing or Epidemiology. Current Hawai‘i Registered Nurse License. Three (3) years recent acute care registered nurse experience and clinical epidemiology experience. Current American Practitioners in Infection Control or Center for Disease Control (CDC) certification.
About Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children
At Hawaii Pacific Health, our mission is to create a healthier Hawaii. We believe that working together, we can make the greatest impact on individuals, families and our communities.
Anchored by our four medical centers—Kapiolani, Pali Momi, Straub and Wilcox—as well as more than 70 convenient locations statewide, Hawaii Pacific Health is uniquely positioned to transform health care as we know ...it today.
Our network of doctors and specialists provides coordinated care that is among the best in the nation. We are partnering with physicians, health plans and the community to improve the health of our population. Our health care teams are built and centered around patients, focusing on prevention, early intervention, monitoring and regular check-ups.
Hawaii Pacific Health is a not-for-profit health care system, which means all of our earnings are reinvested into improving medical equipment and facilities. We also invest in research, education and training as well as charity care for underserved people within our island communities.