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Infection Preventionist RN Full Time

POSITION
SUMMARY:


The Infection
Control Preventionist (ICP) is responsible for the design, leadership and
management of a multi-role, comprehensive, hospital-based Infection Prevention
and Control Program. Responsible for coordinating Infection Control Committee activities. Ensures Infection Prevention and Control
Program is compliant with regulatory and state standards, and Commitment to
Quality program requirements. Directs Infection
Control Committee and leads Infection Prevention Continuous Survey Readiness
Team. Conducts concurrent, proactive monitoring of all hospital-acquired infections,
acts as a change agent to reduce/prevent hospital-acquired infections, provides
leadership, direction, and administration in all aspects of the Infection
Prevention and Control Department, and acts as an infection control resource to
other departments, medical staff, and leadership team. Provide region-wide
infection prevention oversight to assure standardization of practice and
adherence to established standards and regulations.



Qualifications:

Education:

Bachelors of Science in Nursing or related field preferred.Has knowledge and experience in patient care practices, microbiology, asepsis, disinfection/sterilization, adult education, infectious disease, communication, program administration, and epidemiology.

Experience:

Minimum of three years clinical experience in a healthcare setting or three years of experience in infection control.

Skills/ Knowledge/ Abilities:

Knowledge of regulatory requirements preferred.


Job:
Nursing

Primary Location:
Hardeeville, South Carolina

Facility:
Coastal Carolina Hospital

Job Type:
Full-time

Shift Type:
Days

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

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