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Infection Preventionist, Infection Control, Full Time/Days

  • Job ID 1905019398
  • Date posted 05/14/2019
  • Facility Valley Baptist Medical Center - Brownsville
Description:

Summary

Investigates and monitors known or potential sources of suspected infections in order to determine source and ensure control.
Knows standard methods and criteria for identifying nosocomial infections.

Responsibilities

  • Provides related education to staff.
  • May prepare simple cultures as required for environmental and individual studies.
  • Reviews sterilization and disinfection techniques and recommends changes as necessary.


Qualifications:

Education

Required: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing or related health science.
Preferred: Academic degree in nursing (Bachelors or Masters degree) or related health science.

Experience

Required: 3 - 5 years clinical experience in acute care facility

Certifications

Required: Must be currently licensed, certified or registered to practice profession as required by law, regulation in state of practice or policy. CPR. Must have National Certification in Infection Control (CIC) or obtain within 2 years of assuming the position.

Job: Nursing
Primary Location: Brownsville, Texas
Facility: Valley Baptist Medical Center - Brownsville
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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