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Infection Prevention - Total Quality Management

We Are Hiring

Infection Prevention
 
Total Quality Management
 
Part-Time, Day – (24 hours a week)
8:00am - 4:30pm - Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Can be flexible. Job may require additional hours when workload is heavy.
 
Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital

Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 15 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 200,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital , you will have the opportunity to plan, implement, and evaluate infection prevention and control measures.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitors and investigates known or suspected sources of infections in order to determine the source and ensure control.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and implements regulations, standards, and/or guidelines of applicable governmental agencies and professional organizations.
  • Collaborates in the development and delivery of educational programs and/or tools that relate to infection prevention, control, and epidemiology.
  • Reports infection surveillance, prevention and control in formation to local, state and federal public health authorities in accordance with law and regulation.
  • Participates in the development of special studies designed to identify unusual epidemic situations or to evaluate the impact of new products, equipment or delivery of patient care. Reports results to Infection Control Committee and other appropriate departments and/or committees.

What You Will Need

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required

Work Experience preferred:

  • Work experience in lab, microbiology, epidemiology background, or Master’s Degree in Public health. 

  • 2-3 years of experience preferred working in a hospital setting preferably in infection control.

  • Data surveillance work, entering data into NHSN, comfortable with doing education and orientation and clinical rounds with staff.

  • Understanding of joint commission and CMH standards for infection control.

  • Experience and familiar with APIC and Sentri 7 and Cerner.

  • Knowledge of Root Cause Analysis and Performance Improvement methodologies.

  • Analytical skills necessary to gather and analyze data

  • Computer skills including use of Microsoft word, excel, power point.

     

 

Preferred Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).

  • Certification specializing in Infection Control credentialed from the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC).

  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Michigan Board of Nursing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Rochester Providence Hospital is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.
 
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf
M/F/Disabled/Vet
 
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
 
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf
 
Thank you for considering a career with Crittenton Hospital Medical Center.
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 350491
Category: Qlty Risk Mgt and Compliance
Facility: MIROC Ascen Provid Hosp Roches
Ministry: Ascension Providence Rochester, MI
Location: Rochester, MI

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