One of our clients has an immediate opening for an Infection Preventionist.
The Infection Preventionist (IP) helps to prevent healthcare associated infections by isolating sources of infections and limiting their spread. The IP is responsible for surveillance, rounding, analyzing, interpreting and the reporting of healthcare associated infections. The IP supports the development of evidence-based organizational infection prevention policies/standards that meet state, federal, regulatory and accrediting agencies standards. The IP trains healthcare members in infection prevention. The IP is a leader in infection prevention and serves as a resource, educator, researcher and proponent of change in order to influence infection prevention improvement to provide quality health care within the organization. The IP reports to the Director of Epidemiology, Infection Control and Prevention. Role will require travel to other off-site locations.
Skills and Certifications
Knowledge of Operating Room Sterilization
Joint Commission Standards
Department of Health Standards
Knowledge of Sterile Processing Department
Certification in Infection Control
Security Clearance Required: Yes
Visa Candidate Considered: No
The ideal candidate would have at least 3 years of acute care experience, their CIC, knowledge of OR sterilization, Joint Commission Survey experience, Department of Health knowledge, experience with CMS Audits, EPIC, etc.