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Generic Job Description - Infection Control Coordinator

PED Number: 
00166
Title:
Infection Control Coordinator
Level:
08
Sub Group:
MUNACA
Job Summary: 
Under the direction of immediate supervisor, assumes responsibility for instruction of established infection control procedures. Monitors and ensures compliance to these procedures. Makes recommendations concerning protocols and policies. Acts as resource person, resolves problems and instructs others. Demonstrates dentistry techniques. Maintains equipment.
Major Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Instructs students and staff of the department in established infection control procedures. Monitors and ensures compliance with these protocols. Takes appropriate actions in accordance with policies of the department.

2. Ensures equipment and instruments in various clinics are disinfected and sterilized properly.

3. Demonstrates the operation of equipment and various techniques.

4. Participates in the review of infection control protocols and policies. Makes recommendations for changes.

5. Acts as resource person, resolves problems and instructs others.

6. Ensures compliance with safety regulations in the use of equipment. Ensures proper storage, handling and disposal of hazardous materials.

7. Maintains records and files.

8. Maintains equipment and performs minor repairs. Arranges for servicing.

9. Maintains inventory. Recommends and purchases equipment and material.

10. Keeps abreast of new developments in the field to update skills and knowledge.

11. Uses a variety of equipment such as autoclaves, chemiclaves, high and slow speed hand pieces, hydrocolloid and camera.

12. The list of duties and responsibilities outlined above is representative and not a complete and detailed list of tasks, which may be performed by an employee whose position has been matched to this generic job description.
Education and Experience: 
DEP (Intervention and Security)
Three (3) years' related experience