INFECTION CONTROL PRACTITIONER

Location
Woodbridge, VA
Posted
May 01, 2017
Closes
Jun 01, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center in Woodbridge, VA is recruiting for a full-time Infection Control Pratitioner.

Responsible for the oversight, development, and implementation of site specific infection surveillance and prevention initiatives that works to integrate, support and link Sentara Healthcare and divisional goals and strategic imperatives as well as, state, federal, regulatory and accreditation agencies standards. Supports site specific administrative and medical staff leadership, clinical and operational staff with initiatives to improve quality and ensure mandatory compliance with infection prevention and control, reporting and education. Oversees and promotes facility accreditation and regulatory compliance with all relevant infection prevention and control standards and required communicable disease reporting.

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree

Experience
Required: Healthcare - 2 years, Infection Prevention & Control - 2 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required: Communication, Complex Problem Solving, Coordination, Critical Thinking, Leadership, Speaking

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Individuals who hold a license or certification are required to hold and maintain that credential. Expert knowledge of infection required. Local travel required. On-call schedule experience required. Prevention & control experience required. Project management experience required.

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