Nurse Specialist Infection Control

Nurse Specialist Infection Control

  • King Abdulaziz Medical City - Riyadh
  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Responsible to provide administrative, surveillance and consultative work in planning, developing, co-ordinating and administering an Infection Control Program at designated sites under a regional health authority

Education / Qualifications Required:

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
Postgraduate qualifications in area of specialty
Master’s Degree in Nursing or area of specialty


Minimum five (5) years current clinical nursing experience including a minimum of two (2) years in specialty area of assignment
Experience in teaching or counseling an advantage


Valid and in a good Standing License in current country or practice

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Clinical Practice:

Demonstrates advanced nursing knowledge and clinical competence in the area of assignment
Acts in collaboration with the medical staff, within the remit of the RN license, to provide advanced nursing care, including nurse led clinics
Facilitates competence in nursing practice in area of expertise
Acts as a consultant and resource person for current evidence-based nursing practice information in area of specialty
Demonstrates excellent communication skills with patients, their families and all members of the healthcare team
Function as a patient advocate


Maintains documentation and record keeping that verifies activities according to department guidelines
Maintains correct lines of authority and communication
Utilizes material resources and facilitates and communication
Utilizes material resources and facilitates effectively
Maintains confidentially of all records and results
Maintains records and reports related to area of assigned
Education & Research
Participate in teaching and mentoring of Nursing, Medical and Paramedical students, interns and Residents in area of specialty
Participates in research activities and ensures dissemination of relevant research and best practice guidelines Acts as a consultant and resource person within area of expertise
Provides evidence – based adult education for nursing services staff, nursing students, Interns and Residents in area of specialty


Participates in the evaluation of systems and programmes to maximize patient outcomes and cost effectiveness in area of specialty
Makes recommendations for changes based one evidence based practice and best practice guidelines
Undertakes clinical audit and contributes to the development of knowledge and practice within the specialty
Complies with the participates in Quality improvement processes and activities
Complies with hospital infection control and safety protocols


Serves as a professional role model, consultant and teacher
Develops and utilizes professional collegial networking
Demonstrates repost, compassion and cultural sensitivity to patients/families other hospital employees, students and faculty
Advocates for excellence in patient care and patient rights
Demonstrates effective communication and collaboration skills when interacting with patients/families, other health care team members
Assumes responsibility for own actions, decisions and behaviours
Demonstrates initiative in the performance of duties requiring a minimum amount of supervision or guidance
Performs any other related duties as assigned