Infection Preventionist

  •  

Fresno, CA

Industry: Healthcare

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 14 days ago

  by    Nina Mathews

We are looking for Infection Preventionist for our client in Fresno, CA

Job Title: Infection Preventionist

Job Location: Fresno, CA 93710

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description:

  • Required Infection Preventionist
  • Number of openings - 1
  • Responsible for planning, developing, directing, implementing, and evaluating the hospital-wide infection prevention program and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements
  • Collects, reports, and presents statistical information regarding infection control and other hospital quality measures as assigned
  • Maintains an active surveillance program utilizing epidemiological principles, infection prevention and control, and quality improvement in an effort to ensure high quality cost-effective health care and prevention of healthcare associated infections
  • Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care
  • State license status must be currently active
  • Minimum 2 years experiencerequired

Minimum Education and Work Experience:

  • BSN or BS in related health care or management field
  • Completion of an accredited registered nursing program
  • Experience in Infection Prevention, Healthcare Education, Epidemiology, Infection Diseases, Employee or Public Health required
  • CBIC certification preferred
  • Certification in Infection Control (CIC) upon hire OR within three years of employment

Requirements:

  • Familiar with all related healthcare concepts, practices, policies and procedures
  • Ability to maintain collaborative working relationships to ensure a positive and productive work environment
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work with frequent interruptions
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service
  • Knowledge and experience using software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Essential Functions:

  • Conducts ongoing review of hospital policies, procedures, hospital plans and guidelines to identify infection control discrepancies and implements revisions as necessary
  • Assists in studies and investigations related to improving nursing care, patient safety and infection prevention and control
  • Maintains current knowledge of federal and state regulatory requirements
  • Monitors patient care and other essential areas/service lines for environmental deficits and risks as they relate to infection prevention
  • Assists in coordinating infection related employee health issues and employee exposure follow-up with Employee Health
  • Performs infection control risk analysis and monitors construction activities daily and is an active member of the construction project team
  • Other duties as assigned

Certifications:

  • BLS/BCLS

Shifts:

  • Full Time-Days

Skills:

  • Nursing
  • Infection Control Nurse

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Cynet Health is a Joint Commission Certified and an award winning Healthcare Staffing & Recruiting firm. Cynet Health works with hospitals, health & wellness centers, pharmacy, and medical facilities in all 50 states across the United States. With 100+ recruiting and support staff, we make sure we take good care of our people. More details on our website at 

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