• Permanent
  • Dartford DA2
  • 52,963 - 59,360 £ / Year

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust

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  • £52,963 – £59,360 a year

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  • Permanent


Dartford DA2

Full job description

Clinical responsibilities: Produce and maintain surveillance information on new MRSA and Clostridium difficile isolates, GNBSI organisms, other mandatory surveillance system pathogens, notifiable infections, ensuring reporting is prompt and within agreed time deadlines i.e., daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly. In line with national mandatory targets and reporting requirements, assist and work closely with IPCSC, Matron, CNSIPC in production of graphs and charts towards the preparation and provision of reporting of MRSA, Clostridium difficile, and GNBSI rates to UKHSA, and internal reports to Infection Prevention and Control Committee, Quality Committee, support the development of report writing skills to CNS IPC, & cross cover with the Matron IPC to develop draft reports, contributing to the accurate data, and drawing on themes, trends around patient safety, clinical effectiveness and clinical quality. Utilise the Trust software such as Datix to record, and pull out incident information, actions, bring these to closure. Maintain trends on incidents.

Collate all the relevant information from a variety of sources to enable accurate and timely submissions of data in accordance with national mandatory targets. Ensure data is current and readily available at short notice e.g., serious untoward incidents, outbreaks. Regularly update and oversee the entry of patient information on the infection control database. Lead in developing an annual schedule for the various audit programmes undertaken.

This includes environmental/clinical practice audits. Undertake follow up actions as directed post audit/ site visits. Input data from completed audits and prepare accurate draft reports. Distribute completed audits to the relevant Divisional Leads, and Departments/Wards filing these and related evidence.

Please see attached job description for further information.

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