Also referred to as:
Infection Control Educator, Infection Control/Employee Health Coordinator, Staff Development Coordinator- Infection Control
Requirements and Responsibilities
Infection Control Coordinator monitors and investigates known or suspected sources of infections in order to determine the source and contain outbreak. Reviews sterilization and disinfection techniques and recommends changes as needed. Being an Infection Control Coordinator provides related education to staff. Prepares simple cultures as needed for environmental and individual studies. Additionally, Infection Control Coordinator evaluates sterilization and disinfection methods and recommends changes as necessary. May require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Infection Control Coordinator contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be an Infection Control Coordinator typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience.