All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
The role you’ll contribute:
The Infection Preventionist will coordinate comprehensive organization-wide infection surveillance, prevention, and control program in accordance with current requirements of regulatory, government, and accrediting/licensing agencies and organizational policies and procedures. Duties include surveillance for health care-associated infections (HAIs); collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of surveillance data; outbreak investigation; and program evaluation. Responsible for the day-to-day administration and development of the infection surveillance, prevention, and control program. Communication skills within the multidisciplinary team are required to facilitate the role within both clinical practice, facility readiness for emergencies and construction. Additional duties include assisting the Director of Quality and Risk with assignment of risk events and patient advocate duties.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Collects, manages and analyzes surveillance data using standardized methodology and defined criteria for an HAI
Organizes and maintains surveillance data and records
Reports surveillance data, findings and analyses to the appropriate committees, patient care units, personnel, and external agencies
Monitors patients for the occurrence of communicable diseases, HAIs, and resistant and epidemiologically important organisms
Monitors infectious diseases and epidemiologically significant organisms occurring in the community via laboratory reports and public health reports
Identifies and evaluates clusters of infections and potential outbreaks
Assists in instituting an outbreak investigation and control measures as needed
Recommends isolation precautions according to the organization’s policies and procedures
Assist the Director of Infection Prevention with overall Infection Prevention Program
Assists with annual facility infection risk assessment, and whenever risks significantly change
Assists in developing a plan for infection surveillance, prevention, and control activities based on the facility risk assessment
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
ASN required; BSN/MSN preferred
Current RN GA license
One-three years of hospital based nursing experience required
CIC certification from the Board of Infection Control & Epidemiology preferred
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
Category: Infection Control
Organization: AdventHealth Redmond
Schedule: 1 - Day
Shift: AdventHealth Redmond
Req ID: 23008888
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.