Infection Preventionist

Hospital Corporation of America in New Orleans, LA

  • Industry: Healthcare - Nursing - Registered Nurse (RN/BSN/ASN)
  • Type: Full Time
  • $78,265.00 - 150,230.00
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Job Description - Infection Preventionist (02560-16592)Job Description Infection Preventionist(Job Number: 02560-16592) Work Location: United States-Louisiana-New Orleans-Tulane Medical CenterSchedule: Full-timeJob Type: Supervisors Team Leaders & Coordinators Description Infection Preventionist - Tulane Medical Center - Downtown CampusAre you looking for a company that places integrity overtheir bottom line? Here at HCA, our everyday decisions are founded oncompassion. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others inneed.We are looking for an Infection Preventionist to join our team in Infection Control! Our team is a committed, caring group of colleagues.We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you arededicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your nextopportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Learn more about working at Tulane Medical Center!With 235+ beds, Tulane Medical Center is an award-winninghospital and ER in New Orleans. At Tulane, our mission statement reminds usthat above all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.When we speak of our mission, we usually think about our dedication to patientsand their families and our commitment to them. But we are also equallycommitted to our employees. You are part of an organization with a long historyof compassion and service to patients. The degree to which we as anorganization can provide quality healthcare service is highly dependent on howwell you are able to perform your job.We offer you an excellent total compensation package,including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growthopportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent workwith us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life,disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stockpurchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you aboutthis fantastic opportunity.Roles & Responsibilities:The Infection Preventionist is trainedin hospital epidemiological principles and is responsible for the following activitiesfor Tulane Health System: 1. surveillance, analysis, interpretation andreporting of hospital acquired infections (HAIs), 2. education of employees, 3.development of Performance Improvement and Infection Prevention plans andprograms, and 4. validation of rigorous infection control standards that meet orexceed state and national regulatory recommendations and requirements. Qualifications Position Requirements (Minimum qualifications for the position)A. Licensure/Certification/Registration:Certification in Infection Control (CIC) required within 1 year of hire. BLS isrequired. B.Education:Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Laboratory Sciences, or similar health relatedfield. C.Experience:A minimum of two years of experience in infection prevention or public healthis required. Experience in infection prevention in acute care settings ispreferred. D.Specialqualifications:Dedicationto quality patient care and patient outcomesAbility to work with colleagues from diversebackgroundsComprehension of patient care practices,microbiology, epidemiology, and statisticsKnowledge of teaching and learning principlesnecessary for developing, implementing, and evaluating educational programsKnowledgeableof current regulatory requirements related to infection prevention.Computer literacyStrong communication skills, including theability to communicate in a positive manner, verbally and written.Sets priorities and is self-motivated incompleting ordinary and/or assigned tasks.Professional, creative, and dependable. E.Hours of work: Monday Friday 8am to 5pm. Complies withhospital policy for attendance.Moreabout HCA:Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER s, ambulatory surgerycenters, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raisethe bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM WatsonHealth s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction andoperational data. We are a family 270,000 strong! Our Talent Acquisition teamis reviewing applications immediately. Highly qualified candidates will bepromptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your resumetoday to join our community of caring!Weare an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do notdiscriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender,sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. :
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