Infection Control Preventionist

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jul 19, 2018
Closes
Sep 03, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Position Description:
The Infection Control Preventionist is a professional nurse who is responsible for ensuring compliance with state, federal and TJC standards relating to infection control. The Infection Control Preventionist is responsible for the planning, development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of the hospital wide infection control program. The Infection Control Preventionist collaborates with and acts as a consultant for the department manages and staff. Advises implements and evaluates measures necessary to prevent the spread of infections within the hospital and community.

Required Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of 4 years clinical nursing experience.
  • One year experience in Infection Control required
  • APIC preferred.
  • Initiative and ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Effective interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills to deal effectively in a multi-dimensional environment.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word.
  • Technical experience developing database and spreadsheet to support departmental functions.
  • Demonstrated ability to make sound judgment.
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven environment and manage multiple priorities.

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