Infection Preventionist Job

Full Job Title: Infection Preventionist

Job Number: 17009543

Facility: SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

Location: St. Louis, MO

Schedule: Full Time, Days

Hours: 8am-430pm

Description

Role Purpose:

Coordinates the development and implementation of the infection control plan.

Responsibilities:

    • Hospital wide surveillance and familiarity with NHSN.
    • Detection and outbreak investigation.
    • Educating various levels of healthcare professionals on infection prevention initiatives and recommendations.
    • Active participation on quality and safety committees that includes presenting IC data and recommendations

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in health related field or MPH/MSN strongly preferred.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills to communicate with customers.
  • Requires interpersonal skills to effectively deal with all levels of hospital staff, patients, families and visitors and provide leadership in sometimes difficult situations.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in Infection Prevention
  • Nursing degree preferred
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2 years preferred. Healthcare epidemiology strongly preferred.
  • CIC Certification strongly preferred.

SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »


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