HCMD_Inf Control Practitioner_S134
The Infection Control Practitioner assists the Program Director in providing services necessary for the cost effect execution of the facility's Infection Control Program and is responsible for both the Infection Control Program and the Accreditation and Regulatory Program in her absence.
Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.Job Description Details:
Minimum Licensure/Certification Required (if applicable):
Certification in Infection Control Epidemiology, or Certification obtained within 6 months of employment
RN and current Maryland License preferred
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
RN, BSN preferred.
Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology\\Microbiology\\or related science.
Must be competent in field of expertise (Nursing, Lab) with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience. Must be able to communicate verbally, in writing, and electronically. Strong analytical skills mandatory. Computer literacy is necessary. Management experience preferred. Must demonstrate an ability to communicate and work with persons of diverse background.
Must have actively worked in an Infection Control Program for at least two years. Must indicate an interest in and be able to participate in continued education related to hospital epidemiology. Must be able to effectively teach adults in a formal and informal setting.Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.