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Infection Preventionist

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We Are Hiring

Infection Preventionist - Total Quality Management

Full-Time,Day Monday-Friday 8:00a-5:00p

Providence Health Ctr - Waco,TX

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Acension Providence, 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

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • 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 Texas Medical Board. 

Education:

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

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Providence Healthcare Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE  M/F/D/V).   

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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: 381169
Category: Qlty Risk Mgt and Compliance
Ministry: Ascension Providence, TX
Location: Waco, TX

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