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Infection Preventionist

Company: St. Joseph Regional Medical Center
Location: Rutherfordton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Rutherford Regional Health SystemCoordinates comprehensive organization wide infection prevention and control program in accordance with current requirements of regulatory, government, and accrediting/licensing agencies. Duties include surveillance for health care associated infections (HAIs); collection, analysis, and interpretation of surveillance data; outbreak investigation; and program evaluation. Responsible for the day to day administration and development of the infection prevention and control program. The Infection Preventionist works collaboratively with hospital staff and medical staff to ensure on-going compliance within the hospital for all patient (newborns through geriatrics).--Job Requirements:--Minimum EducationBachelor's Degree- requiredMaster's Degree- preferredRequired SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Required Skills--Certifications:Basic Life Support (BLS) requiredCIC within 2 years of hire or transfer into the position.Required SkillsLicenses: Current RN license to practice in NC (NC licensure or multi-state (compact) license).LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans--- status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Asheville , Infection Preventionist, Other , Rutherfordton, North Carolina

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