INFECTION PREVENTIONIST

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Aug 08, 2017
Closes
Aug 31, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Part Time
Job Description:
Sentara's Life Care is Currently Recruiting for a Part Time Infection Preventionist.

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
RN-Bachelor's Level Degree

Experience
Healthcare - 2 years Required

Infection Prevention & Control - 2 years

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

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