Roles and Responsibilities
- Organizes periodic review of the hospital-wide infection control policies and updates them when new information and or directives are published
- Provides direction to Nursing Supervisors and other unit or department directors in the formulation, review, and revision of policies and procedures for each department and formulates guidelines for the care of infected patients, contaminated equipment and/or environment
- Coordinates post exposure prophylaxis activities involving hospital personnel after needle stick injury.
- To perform variety of professional duties involved in the prevention and control of nosocomial infections
- Conducts educational classes and helps in planning of the professional development of the staff nurses of the unit
- Collects data on nosocomial infections from all hospital departments and maintain records for each case
- Conducts continuous surveillance to detect the source of infection for prevention purposes
- Takes culture swabs regularly from high risk areas to hospital laboratory, obtains the microbiology culture results from the hospital laboratory and reports findings to the HIC chair person, Administrator
- Monitors the implementation of preventive measures, provides guidance to staff and counsels them as per the need
- Participates and assists in the organization of regularly scheduled hospital Infection Control Committee meetings
- Prepares monthly statistical data for presentation in the hospital infection control meetings
- Participate in clinical audit programs and provide relevant results to area concerned and nursing management team
- Makes rounds on all nursing units for the purpose of case finding, supervision of isolation practices and assisting in resolving problems and concerns of personnel and patients
- Follows and investigates the incidence of nosocomial hospital infections, generates reports and forwards copy of the reports to the chair person of infection control committee and the Administrator
UG:B.Sc in Nursing
Narayana Health is headquartered in Bengaluru, India, and operates a network of hospitals across the country, with a particularly strong presence in the southern state of Karnataka and eastern India, as well as an emerging presence in northern, western and central India. Our first facility was established in Bengaluru with approximately 225 operational beds and we have since grown to 21 Hospitals + 1 Cayman Islands and 6 heart centres, 19 primary care facilities across India and an international hospital in the Cayman Islands. The group now features over 5,859 operational beds through a combination of greenfield projects and acquisitions. We believe that the "Narayana Health" brand is strongly associated with our mission to deliver high-quality, affordable healthcare services to the broader population by leveraging our economies of scale, skilled doctors, and an efficient business model.
In aggregate, our centres provide advanced levels of care in over 30 specialties, including Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Cancer Care, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, Nephrology and Urology, and Gastroenterology.