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Work Schedule/Shift

5 DAYS - 8 HOURS

Req. No

20170

Job Title

Infection Preventionist Quality Assurance

Market

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances

Category

Quality and Risk Management

Facility

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital Tyler

Address

800 East Dawson Street
Tyler, TX  75701
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Type

FULL TIME

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Summary:

The Infection Preventionist assumes responsibility for and provides guidance to the hospital-wide infection prevention control program. The Infection Preventionist serves as a resource on infection risk assessment, surveillance prevention and control strategies. Utilizes epidemiology principles to monitor the delivery of patient care and investigate potential outbreaks of infection. Maintains knowledge of external regulatory standards related to infection surveillance, prevention and control. Ensures policies and procedures meet regulation standards.

Requirements:

·Bachelor's Degree in healthcare related field of study preferred

·Demonstrates interest in field of infection control of epidemiology and OSHA standards.

·Must be familiar with identification of pathogens, antibiotic susceptibility testing, normal microbial flora of the human body and its distribution.

·Minimum of 3 years prior Infection Prevention experience.

·Current clinical license or certification in state of employment in healthcare related field required (includes nursing, public health, laboratory/micro, or any other medical specialty)

·CIC (Certification in Infection Prevention and Control) preferred

Work Type: 

Full Time


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