Infection Preventionist

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Central Maine Healthcare
Published
March 20, 2020
Location
Lewiston, Maine
Job Type

Description

Central Maine Healthcare

Infection Preventionist

 

Department

Infectious Disease

Schedule

Per-Diem

Shift

Variable hours

Hours

varies

Job Details

Job Summary:

The Infection Preventionist exercises independent judgement in the assessment, planning, implementing and evaluation of processes throughout the organization to prevent or control the occurrence of infections. This position assures effective review and evaluation of patient care related to infectious processes by coordinating the continuous, systematic identification, analysis and resolution of patient infections. The IP collaborates and communicates effectively with clinical and medical Staff to promote safe, quality patient care free of infections; serves on the Infection Control and Prevention Committee; supports committee activities by providing pertinent data, case review facts and statistics regarding the occurrence of infections. Provides ongoing education and coaching related to infection prevention, works collaboratively with all departmnets to assist in orienting new employees and educate current staff on their role in the prevention of healthcare acquired infections and their responsibility to continuously meet ICP standards and regulations. This position serves as a liason and educator to the community when appropriate on infection prevention and control issues.

 

 

Regulatory Requirements:

  • Registration: RN licensure in State of Maine if candidate is a Nurse, Specialist, Microbiology (SM-ASCP) or Medical Technologist (MT-ASCP) with 2-3 years experience in Microbiology
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in a medical setting, infection control experience preferred
  • Strong interest in infection prevention and working with healthcare teams to reduce healthcare acquired infections.
  • Member of the Association of Practitioners of Infection Control and Epidemiology strongly encouraged
  • CIC certification ; or willingness to obtain certification within 3 years of hire

Skills:

  • Current knowledge of infectious disease processes including management and treatment of.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, written and presentation communication skills
  • Strong investigational and analysis skills
  • Ability to proficiently use word-processing, spreadsheets, and some IPC database software

 

Employee Referral Bonus Eligible!

HR Use Only

*JIUS

 

 

 

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Infection Preventionist

Central Maine Healthcare Sign-in New Search Logo Infection Preventionist Department Infectious Disease Schedule Per-Diem Shift Variable hours Hours varies Job Details Job Summary: The Infection Preventionist exercises independent judgement in the assessment, planning, implementing and evaluation of processes throughout the organization to prevent or control the occurrence of infections. This position assures effective review and evaluation of patient care related to infectious processes by coordinating the continuous, systematic identification, analysis and resolution of patient infections. The IP collaborates and communicates effectively with clinical and medical Staff to promote safe, quality patient care free of infections; serves on the Infection Control and Prevention Committee; supports committee activities by providing pertinent data, case review facts and statistics regarding the occurrence of infections. Provides ongoing education and coaching related to infection prevention, works collaboratively with all departmnets to assist in orienting new employees and educate current staff on their role in the prevention of healthcare acquired infections and their responsibility to continuously meet ICP standards and regulations. This position serves as a liason and educator to the community when appropriate on infection prevention and control issues. Regulatory Requirements: · Registration: RN licensure in State of Maine if candidate is a Nurse, Specialist, Microbiology (SM-ASCP) or Medical Technologist (MT-ASCP) with 2-3 years experience in Microbiology · Bachelor's Degree required · Minimum 3-5 years experience in a medical setting, infection control experience preferred · Strong interest in infection prevention and working with healthcare teams to reduce healthcare acquired infections. · Member of the Association of Practitioners of Infection Control and Epidemiology strongly encouraged · CIC certification ; or willingness to obtain certification within 3 years of hire Skills: · Current knowledge of infectious disease processes including management and treatment of. · Strong interpersonal, oral, written and presentation communication skills · Strong investigational and analysis skills · Ability to proficiently use word-processing, spreadsheets, and some IPC database software Employee Referral Bonus Eligible! HR Use Only *JIUS Back to Top Position Manager v10.7.14 © 2020 HealthcareSource HR, Inc. All Rights Reserved. | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use Central Maine Healthcare Sign-in New Search Logo Infection Preventionist

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