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Infection Control Officer

Closing date:  
Number of positions: 1
Recruiter name: Xanthe Hay 
Reference number: 29064 

Mediclinic Al Jowhara Hospital | Al Ain | United Arab Emirates


To assist with the implementation and maintenance of a functional Infection Prevention and Control programme at hospital level


  1. To provide leadership and management guidance on infection prevention and control matters for the allocated business units
  2. To provide leadership and guidance to the nursing team
  3. To ensure risks are identified and evidenced based practice is recommended and followed as per  legislative, regulatory and clinical standards to ensure continuous quality improvement and to mitigate risks
  4. To manage allocated clinical and non-clinical resources in a cost effective and efficient manner to enhance safe and quality patient care


Essential: Nursing qualification (degree or diploma)

Desired: Advanced education in infection control


Essential: 2-3 Years’ experience working in a hospital environment as a professional healthcare practitioner 

Experience as an infection control practitioner / infection control nurse in a hospital

Desired: One year Infection Prevention and Control related work

Desired: Experience of working in Abu Dhabi with Jawda

Desired: Candidates with CIC certification or studying towards 




  • Computer literacy and proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the application of relevant Infection Prevention and Control principles
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to identify risks and conduct Infection Prevention and Control Surveillance
  • Knowledge of relevant statutory requirements and accreditation standards
  • Quality management and governance standards and best practice
  • Report writing skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Sound knowledge of international (e.g. CDC, NHSN) and local criteria and guidelines to identify and report health care associated infections

All applicants will be considered, with the understanding that preference will be given to the designated groups in accordance with the United Arab Emirates Emiratization Program. If you wish to grow with us, apply now and become a part of the Mediclinic Middle East Family

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