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Req. No

13538

Job Title

Infection Preventionist - Quality

Market

CHRISTUS Southwestern Louisiana

Category

Quality and Risk Management

Facility

CHRISTUS Ochsner St Patrick Hospital

Address

524 Dr Michael DeBakey Drive
Lake Charles, LA  70601
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Type

FULL TIME

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Summary:

The Infection Prevention Coordinator leads and implements the hospital Infection Prevention/Control program within the hospital. This position performs surveillance, analysis, and reporting of nosocomial infections; educating employees about infection control; and the development of health system policies and procedures to ensure rigorous infection control standards that meet The Joint Commission, OSHA, Public Health Department, and Center for Disease Control requirements. The IP Coordinator also supports the hospital Quality and Performance Improvement activities by providing education, data generation, and analysis of key quality indicators. The position requires a variety of activities with varying degrees of complexity, high degree of accuracy, factual dependability and independent thinking, and specialization and concentration in clinical areas.


Requirements:

BSN preferred

At least 5 years hospital nursing experience. Preference to be given to nursing staff with specialty training / education in infection control

Current state RN Licensure, current CPR Certification

Certification in Infection Prevention required

Work Type: 

Full Time


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