AHMC Healthcare

Infection Control Practitioner FT Days

Posted Date 2 months ago(2/23/2024 4:21 PM)
Requisition ID
req21731
Facility
Garfield Medical Center
# of Openings
1
Shift
Days
Category
Infection Control
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

JOB SUMMARY:   The Infection Preventionist is responsible for coordinating the activities of the facility’s infection prevention and control program by assuming direct responsibility for infection surveillance, infection reporting, and provision of infection prevention and control technical support and education for the facility staff.

 

 

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING

 

  1. RN license from an accredited professional nursing program required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  Continuing education in infection prevention and control related topics required.
  2. A minimum of three- (3) years of experience as a nurse in an acute care health-care facility preferred.
  3. CIC preferred or within one year of hire.
  4. Currently licensed to practice by the CA State Board of Nursing.  Must have a valid driver's license.
  5. Thorough knowledge of Joint Commission, CMS, OSHA, and state/federal regulatory requirements.  APIC certification preferred at the time of hiring or obtains within first year of employment.
  6. Active member of local APIC chapter required. Documentation of ongoing CEUs or other infection prevention and control related training required.
  7. Current (BCLS).American Heart Association, NIHS Stroke certification and maintain.

 

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