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Hospital is located in; Coatesville, PA
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.
Education Requirements: Bachelor's Degree: Medical Technology-Clinical Laboratory Science, Microbiology, or Nursing.
Certification and Licensure Requirements:
ASCP REGISTRATION (Required).
PA REGISTERED NURSE LICENSE (Required).
INFECTION CONTROL PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATION (Preferred).
Experience and Skills:
1-3 Years Principles of surveillance, infection control and prevention e.g. aseptic technique, infectious diseases, microorganisms, sterilization (Required)>
1-3 Years Healthcare regulations and standards e.g. The Joint Commission, Pennsylvania Department of Health, OSHA (Preferred).
4-5 Years Recent acute healthcare (Preferred).
Our Client is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available
Permanent Position; Salary + Benefits + 401k, etc...