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RN Infection Control Specialist - Infection Control

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We Are Hiring

Title: Registered Nurse Infection Control Specialist
Department:  Infection Control
Schedule: 40 hours weekly, Full-Time Monday - Friday 7:00AM-3:30PM. 

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension St. John, based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was founded in 1926 by the Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother. Beginning with a 50-bed hospital, Ascension St. John now incorporates the skills of more than 800 primary care and specialty physicians, 7,000 employees and several medical centers throughout northeastern Oklahoma.

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, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.
 

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St John Health System, you will have the opportunity to develop and implement organization-wide infection control program.

Responsibilities:

  • Administers the organization's Infection Control Plan and prepares the Infection Control Surveillance Summary. Develops policies and procedures to promote compliance with the mandates of applicable accrediting and regulatory agencies.
  • Performs infection surveillance and investigation including planning, design, data collection, interpretation and reporting.
  • Reports infection surveillance, prevention and control information to all public health authorities as required by law.
  • Provides consultation, education and training for infection control and prevention issues.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Certification in Infection Prevention and Control required within 3 years of hire.
    • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.  
    • Licensed Registered Nurse obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Preferred Education:

  • BSN 

Preferred Work Experience:

  • 3-5 years of clinical experience; infection control experience a plus.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. John Health System is an EEO/AA employer:
 
M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
 

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.

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Job ID: 425497
Category: Nursing
Ministry: St. John Health System, OK
Location: Tulsa, OK

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