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Infection Preventionist -RT

Absolute Opportunities
Reading, Pennsylvania, 19611, United States
November 11, 2018


Infection Preventionist -RT

Reading, Pennsylvania 19611

The Infection Preventionist (IP) helps to prevent healthcare associated infections by isolating sources of infections and limiting their spread. The IP is responsible for surveillance, rounding, analyzing, interpreting and the reporting of healthcare associated infections. The IP supports the development of evidence-based organizational infection prevention policies/standards that meet state, federal, regulatory and accrediting agencies standards. The IP trains healthcare members in infection prevention. The IP is a leader in infection prevention and serves as a resource, educator, researcher and proponent of change in order to influence infection prevention improvement to provide quality health care within the organization. The IP reports to the Director of Epidemiology, Infection Control and Prevention. Role will require travel to other entities and off-site locations.

Relocation Assistance Available - Possible for ideal candidate



Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary)

1. The ideal candidate would have at least 3 years of acute care experience, their CIC, knowledge of OR sterilization, Joint Commission Survey experience, Department of Health knowledge, experience with CMS Audits, EPIC, etc.

2. Do you have either a Medical Technology or nursing background?

3. Do you have your CIC or are you eligible to test?

4. Do you have at least 3 years of acute care experience?

5. Knowledge of Operating Room Sterilization

6. Joint Commission Standards

7 .Department of Health Standards

8. Knowledge of Sterile Processing Department

9. Certification in Infection Control

10. Salary Expectation?

11. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?

12. Complete Current Address