Infection Control Preventionist
Job Summary: The Infection Control Practitioner is responsible for managing and supervising all activities related to the prevention, control, documentation and reporting of nosocomial acquired infections and communicable diseases at local Steward Health Care hospital. These responsibilities include setting standards and evaluating compliance for practices that are associated with the prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections. The Infection Control Practitioner is responsible for designing, leading and maintaining a hospital-based infection prevention and control program that is consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions recommendations, JCAHO Standards, OSHA and DPH regulations and current published literature in the field of Hospital Epidemiology. The Infection Control Practitioner will provide consultative services to all areas, both clinical and non-clinical at the local hospital.
- Bachelor of Science in healthcare field of study.
- RN or MT preferred- MS preferred
- Certification Board for Infection Control and Epidemiology (CIC) required.
- Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in hospital infection control.